Charles Dalluge is president, chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of DLR Group, one of the largest integrated design firms in the world. He is responsible for leading and managing DLR Group operations in the United States and internationally.
Charles has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, Hawaii, Omaha, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C., overseeing projects in more than 40 countries. He is a passionate advocate for design, speaking to business and government audiences around the world, and as an industry expert in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The Washington Post.
Charles is active on Capitol Hill and testified before Congress to inform and help author legislation to change how the Federal Government procures A/E services. He is chairman of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Federal Architecture Task Group; on the national board of directors for the AIA Association of General Contractors; and an executive board member of the Design Futures Council.
About DLR Group
DLR Group is a global design firm providing architecture, engineering, planning, interior design, and building optimization. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. Our aim is to be the global design leader, providing clients in any market type a wholly integrated approach to defining, designing, constructing, and operating a high performance building.
Core areas of expertise include Civic, Courts, Detention, Energy Services, Higher Education, Hospitality, K-12 Education, Retail, Sports, and Workplace, serving clients from 20 global offices. This market and geographic diversification allows DLR Group to generate a consistent stream of work from Africa, China, Asia, the Middle East, and North and South America.
DLR Group, an ARCHITECT Magazine “Firm of the Year,” is currently ranked by Building Design+Construction as the #1 Education, #5 Sports, #5 State Government, #10 Integrated Design, #12 Hospitality, and #12 Green Building design firm in the United States. BD World Architecture ranks DLR Group as the #2 Education, #5 Sports, and #9 Engineering design firm in the world.
With 650 design professionals worldwide, DLR Group’s culture is grounded in employee-ownership and we believe DLR Group is the outstanding employee-owned enterprise in the A/E/C industry. The firm fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us at LinkedIn.