The Abu Dhabi office of design firm RNL has appointed Jess Alexander as associate principal, a specialist in sustainable urban design and master planning.
Alexander’s focus has been on design and project management on a variety of new cities, communities and developments, many of them located in the UAE and Middle East.
His experience includes design and documentation of a 500-acre LEED-Neighbourhood Development pilot project for the US Green Building Council.
Alexander coordinates and implementing strategies on a number of RNL’s master planning projects, as well as managing several projects in the MENA region.
The Denver-based firm also promoted Brad Buchanan, leader of the commercial market, and Andrew Irvine, leader of the urban design market, to the company’s board of directors.