Seasoned architect Jackie Eckhardt, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has joined DLR Group. Based in Seattle, Eckhardt is responsible for collaborating with design and planning teams to grow the firm’s presence in the Pacific Northwest. Her role consists of guiding strategic business development efforts and managing design teams to deliver projects that meet the educational needs for higher education institutions.
Eckhardt brings a unique perspective to the team. Her background in both architecture and campus planning gives her a deeper understanding of how to effectively meet the needs of today with the flexibility to address the unknowns of the future. Whether she is designing a new gateway to campus, or planning critical infrastructure upgrades, Eckhardt believes every project has the ability to positively impact the student experience on campus.
Eckhardt is actively involved in the industry as a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Society for College and University Planning. She also has participated on the University of Washington’s Design Review Board and AIA Seattle’s Public Policy Board.