“Successful architecture needs to take as its guiding principle an ability to address the human context and talk directly to its users—not to itself. At the same time, we need to acknowledge and embrace the central role which technology has assumed in people’s lives and how this is helping to develop and sustain a ‘user experience’ audience.” Across his 9 years as CEO, Nik Karalis has shifted an entire organizational culture into one of the most awarded Global Studio practices. Competing against the world’s best with a foundational mentality that is supported by the entire organization across 17 studios and 1000 talented individuals.

“By establishing an environment in which the ‘smart creative’ of our studios are continually inspired to explore new opportunities and develop new design approaches, we have a strong, competitive base on which to build our presence in the global…

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Nik Karalis

CTBUH Designated Expert