Dan Ludwig, AIA

Director, Architectural Discipline

Cary, NC

Dan Ludwig, AIA, is a licensed architect with almost 30 years’ experience, the last 15 of which have focused primarily on creating research, biotechnology and pharmaceutical environments for the life science community.

Dan believes in developing balanced solutions which connect at the intersection of creativity, constructability, and code compliance; all three are essential tenets of a successful building. Aligning on critical project drivers and defining success for every project is essential to guiding the team throughout all phases of our work.

As the Director of Architecture for CRB’s Technical Advancement Group, Dan strives to identify and develop strategies to support the personal and professional growth of his colleagues through training, development of standards and technical project guidance. These advancements allow CRB to craft spaces that not only inspire and enrich lives but also seamlessly integrate cutting-edge modeling, visualization and design techniques.

Dan celebrates every opportunity to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team that engages the client, engineers, suppliers and construction disciplines, providing a framework for harmonizing the goals and expectations of all project stakeholders. He believes that good ideas come from individuals; great ideas come from giving everyone an equal seat at the table.

A member of both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Dan is invested in helping the next generation of architects reach their career goals.

“Architecture has the ability to improve people's lives in ways that aren't always obvious. Beautiful, light filled, and engaging spaces clearly benefit those who live and work in that environment but can be elevated further through the often-invisible task of thoughtful planning, programming and project team collaboration that ensures an efficient and functional facility.”

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