CallisonRTKL Names Adams Director of Planning and Urban Development
DALLAS, TX CallisonRTKL has named Brian Adams ASLA as Director of Planning and Urban Design. A Vice President in the Dallas office with 25 years of experience, Adams is a leader in the firm's commercial practice group and is active in local and international markets including China, India, the Caribbean and the Middle East. In his new position, he will be responsible for uniting and aligning the planning and urban design teams across the company to provide global clients with a seamless experience anywhere in the world.
"Good planning and design are key to streamlining urban living in an increasingly globalized world," Adams said. "I am honored to take on this new position and excited to bring together CallisonRTKL's talented people to create and innovate under the urban design umbrella."
Adams' recent projects include The Pearl, a master planned island in Doha, Qatar; Mountain View iCity, an innovative new way of living in Cairo, Egypt; Liaobin Master Plan, a luxury resort island overlooking the Liadong Bay in China; and a new mixed-use community for Newland in Frisco, Texas.
Adams holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Texas A&M University and is a member of TAMU's Professional Advisory Board for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. Using his landscape architecture expertise, Adams aims to integrate urban living with the natural fabric of the environment while also maintaining a culture of sustainability.