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RNL is a global design firm that integrates design thinkers in architecture, landscape, urban and interior design spanning scales, geographies, and disciplines to find elegant solutions to diverse and complex challenges.

Our work seeks to positively transform environments, communities and lives by creating places of great intelligence, meaning and beauty. In our six decades of work, we have proven that the most successful solutions are built on holistic thinking. We believe deeply thoughtful understanding is critical to solving today’s complex challenges, and we combine this insight with aesthetics to create places that are high function and highly beautiful.

With offices in Denver, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Washington D.C., and Abu Dhabi, we balance the broad expertise and international reach of a larger design firm with the personalized service and creativity of a local boutique.

By designing in balance, we create cities that are more livable, buildings and offices that hum with the energy of inspiration, and the vital places between buildings where people can recharge with nature.

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A 60+ Year History

1960

  • Colorado National Bank Addition

    Colorado National Bank Addition

    Completed
  • Kissinger Petroleum

    Kissinger Petroleum

    Completed

1970

  • Mountain Bell Vail Equipment Building & Microwave Tower

    Mountain Bell Vail Equipment Building & Microwave Tower

    Completed
  • Colorado Judicial Heritage Building

    Colorado Judicial Heritage Building

    Completed

1980

  • Rocky Mountain News

    Rocky Mountain News

    Completed
  • First Interstate Bank

    First Interstate Bank

    Completed

1990

  • Longmont Library & Justice Center

    Longmont Library & Justice Center

    Completed
  • Colorado's Ocean Journey

    Colorado's Ocean Journey

    Completed

2000

  • Burj Dubai Master Plan

    Burj Dubai Master Plan

    Completed
  • Spire

    Spire

    Completed

2010

  • NREL Research Support Facility

    NREL Research Support Facility

    Completed
  • LA Metro Division 13 Bus Administration & Maintenance Facility

    LA Metro Division 13 Bus Administration & Maintenance Facility

    Completed

Present

Design Philosophy

Our work and culture is built on a foundational ethos of finding balance in what we do. Whether it is between listening and guiding; leading and collaborating; putting in extra effort and having fun; or applying years of experience and staying on the leading edge, integrated thinking pushes us to:

Span Scales

Design has an impact at every scale, and each decision affects all others.

Collaborate

We are better together. By integrating disciplines and perspectives, cultivating diverse expertise, listening and learning constantly, better ideas emerge.

Be Exemplary

Each problem deserves a deeply thoughtful approach. Compelling, meaningful and extraordinary design comes from personal commitment.

Seek Beauty

Design is the task of making high function highly beautiful – it’s part of all that we do.

Design 2 Thrive

Focusing on healthy life for humans and ecosystems is an imperative in all that we do. It is our responsibility to make the spaces and places we create better as a result.

RNL takes Sustainability to a new level. We aim to thrive, not just sustain. Find out more about our 12 Design2Thrive principles and how we apply them to our projects.

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Denver (HQ)

  • We have positions open in our Architecture , Interior Design and Urban Places Studios

    Overview

    For more information please go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience.

    Credentials
    Responsibilities
    Applicant Affirmative Action Information

    RNL now Stantec is an EEO/AA Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application and hiring process. If you require reasonable accommodation, please contact RNL now Stantec at 303-295-1717. RNL now Stantec participates in E-Verify. To apply, go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience. We invite all applicants to complete and submit with their resume the three Affirmative Action forms found on our website.

Los Angeles

  • We have positions open in our Architecture Studio

    Overview

    For more information please go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience.

    Credentials
    Responsibilities
    Applicant Affirmative Action Information

    RNL now Stantec is an EEO/AA Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application and hiring process. If you require reasonable accommodation, please contact RNL now Stantec at 303-295-1717. RNL now Stantec participates in E-Verify. To apply, go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience. We invite all applicants to complete and submit with their resume the three Affirmative Action forms found on our website.

Washington DC

  • We have openings in our Architecture Studio.

    Overview

    For more information please go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience.

    Credentials
    Responsibilities
    Applicant Affirmative Action Information

    RNL now Stantec is an EEO/AA Employer, Female/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application and hiring process. If you require reasonable accommodation, please contact RNL now Stantec at 303-295-1717. RNL now Stantec participates in E-Verify. To apply, go to www.stantec.com/careers.html; submit a resume, cover letter (indicate salary requirements) and portfolio of experience. We invite all applicants to complete and submit with their resume the three Affirmative Action forms found on our website.

At RNL, we balance listening with guiding, learning with leading, performance with aesthetics, and work with life.

Collaborating in an interdisciplinary manner means everyone has to pitch in to achieve a result larger than any single effort. Learn more about our work and our team and join us in making great places.

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