Ryan Call

AIA, Principal, Director of Urban Design

A love for the life of cities and a desire to enliven the suburbs brought me to ELS over sixteen years ago where I found those shared passions in abundance. I feel fortunate to be part of a dynamic profession driven by a greater purpose to create places that make a difference.

A vision realized in increments — Mueller Town Center, Austin, Texas
education

Washington State University, B.Arch. Syracuse Urban Studies Program in Florence, Italy.

started at ELS

2001

building

The Larson Building, Yakima, WA

physical activity

Sailing with my family on the San Francisco Bay

heroes

My ELS family

spare time

A few too many toddler birthday parties and volunteering at the Richmond Yacht Club

best vacation

Two weeks in Manhattan

most influential books

Image of the City by Kevin Lynch and The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

affiliations

SPUR, ULI, APA, BDA, and RYC