Welcome to DLZ! We take a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to professional services. This allows us to build and lead successful project teams dedicated to providing solutions that save money, improve operations, and solve problems.

Our vision is simple: Create successful partnerships with our clients that facilitate trust, commitment, and communication.

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    We’re here

    We understand. These are unprecedented times. While DLZ’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak is evolving and changing daily, we want you to know that we’re here when you need us. Please understand, DLZ remains fully operational and also adjusts to remote work arrangements and social distancing practices on job sites.

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    Architecture

    We are dedicated to creating responsive, memorable architecture. Exceptional design is the result of strong leadership and teamwork. Furthermore, DLZ’s design process includes the use of the latest design software and a focus on sustainable design principles.

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    Transportation

    We keep communities moving. We design complex interchanges, restore historic bridges, and develop traffic solutions. In addition, our team creates trails, educates the public on roundabouts, and advances transit systems.

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    Water

    We have been assisting clients in solving their public works projects for nearly a century. As a leading design and consulting firm, DLZ is skilled in all water/wastewater services.

Recent DLZ News

DLZ Welcomes Quentin Smith to the Firm

DLZ is pleased to announce that Quentin Smith, PE, has joined the firm’s Kentucky team as a Planning Project Manager. With over 19 years of experience with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Quentin served in various roles with District 11, including Design, Construction, Maintenance, and most recently, Planning. His experience will enable the pursuit of expanded…

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Carbon partners sign agreement to join the DLZ Family

Left to right: Gabriela Arce Aita, DLZ Carbon Vice President; Vikram (Raj) Rajadhyaksha, DLZ Chief Executive Officer; José Pablo Porras Velásquez, DLZ Carbon President; Tatiana Vargas Araya, DLZ Carbon Senior Project Manager; Not Pictured: William Porras Cordero, DLZ Carbon Senior Project Manager.

DLZ Announces Acquisition of Carbon Engineering

DLZ announces the acquisition of Carbon Engineering in San José, Costa Rica. A leader in renewable energy engineering, Carbon specializes in hydro-electric and wind power projects and provides hydraulic, structural, and water resources engineering. For over 25 years, Carbon has provided engineering services for more than 75 renewable energy projects in Central America, South America,…

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Join DLZ at one of our Upcoming Webinars

Don’t miss out on DLZ’s LIVE webinars! It’s quick and easy to register. Considerations and Planning for a Modern Fire Station Wednesday, May 26 12 pm EST Click here to register Aerial Mapping and Inspection using Today’s Drones and Photogrammetry Software Wednesday, June 16 12 pm EST Click here to register Designing a Modern Correctional…

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The DLZ Difference

A Multidisciplinary Service Approach to Meet Your Goals

At DLZ, our clients come first, not external shareholders. The fact that we are a private, family-owned company enables us to provide far superior customer service than our larger publicly traded competitors. Our ownership structure enables us to invest for the long term without the approval of Wall Street analysts who have no understanding of the needs experienced by the communities we serve. This translates into a far better client experience at DLZ than at other firms.

Latest Awards

  • TOP 500 DESIGN FIRMS #137
    Engineering News-Record, 2021

  • Krasl Art Center Merit Award
    American Society of Landscape Architects, 2020

  • TOP MIDWEST DESIGN FIRMS #9
    Engineering News-Record Midwest, 2019

  • AWARD OF MERIT
    Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer Augmentation and Relief Sewer, Engineering News Record Midwest

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