LEO A Daly names VP, commercial practice leader

Kristina Crawley

LEO A DALY, the international planning, architecture, engineering and interiors firm, has promoted Kristina Crawley to vice president, global commercial practice leader.

In this role, Crawley will lead firm’s commercial and workplace design practice in all matters of business strategy, client management and design delivery worldwide. She is based in Washington, D.C.

Crawley is an architect with 17 years of experience leading complex commercial mixed-use, hospitality, retail, restaurant and workplace projects in North America, Asia and the Middle East. Since 2016, she has served as commercial market sector leader for the Washington, D.C., studio, specializing in the design of vibrant, sustainable communities that adapt well to changing social and economic conditions.

Crawley is an enthusiastic supporter of women in architecture and planning, a mentor to emerging design professionals and a respected voice in the commercial real estate industry. She is a frequent speaker and published author on topics including placemaking, architectural responses to climate change, post-disaster reconstruction, and pandemic impacts to commercial development and the workplace, sharing expertise in professional forums such as the Urban Land Institute, AIA national conferences and DesignDC. “Kristina’s depth and breadth of knowledge in the rapidly changing commercial market make her a valuable resource to LEO A DALY design teams and our clients. She has a special ability to understand and forecast trends in the commercial sector, and a presence in the market that clients trust. I am very excited to continue to work with Kristina as we grow in this market