Human Space

Introduction

Karl van Es

Accessibility Specialist

Karl van Es

Karl van Es

Photo of Karl van Es

Resilience Specialist
BArchSc, MArch, OAA

An architect by vocation, Karl van Es is an advocate for resilient design in the built environment.

Karl’s role on the team is to engage in the design of buildings, landscapes, and communities to enhance social wellbeing while minimizing vulnerabilities to disaster and disruption of normal life. He stays current with emerging architectural trends and contributes to the integration and development of sustainable practices on internal and external projects.

His experience includes work in sustainable design, adaptive reuse, and high-rise residential developments. He is currently leading the design for Axess Condominiums in Pickering, a ground-breaking new residential development that is raising the bar for condominium design by embedding sustainability, accessibility and inclusion as core design priorities.