In a bold move reflective of our changing times, Carrier Johnson + Culture, a global design, architecture and planning firm, is pleased to welcome Kristine Woolsey, AIA, NCARB, as director of the firm’s + Culture group, which includes interior design, branding, behavioral strategy and change management.
Kristine Woolsey joins the firm’s distinguished leadership team as a professor of architecture and business, an acclaimed researcher, behaviorist, sought-after keynote speaker (including TEDx), and renowned blogger. She has also been featured in national publications and media, including the Wall Street Journal, NPR, HR Magazine and CEO magazine. Woolsey works with business leaders to design behavioral systems that encourage self-managing teams and the creation or strengthening of culture. Peter Drucker, the well-known business strategist is known for his saying “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” and with the addition of Woolsey, Carrier Johnson + Culture has the ability to respond holistically to the challenges facing their clients today. The joining of Kristine Woolsey and Carrier Johnson + Culture will allow the firm to serve its clients in radical new and better ways that go beyond traditional architecture.
“It’s a distinct honor to welcome Kristine’s talent to the Carrier Johnson + Culture family,” says Gordon R. Carrier, FAIA, chairman, design director and principal. “Carrier Johnson + Culture is committed to architecture that seeks a higher design purpose, innovating physical space through a unique understanding of our clients’ personal and cultural influences. Kristine’s vast, highly sought-after expertise in cultural behavior further elevates our ability to shape new design solutions for each of our client’s unique cultures, whether public, private, institutional or corporate.”
About Carrier Johnson + Culture
Founded 37 years ago with offices in San Diego and Orange, Calif., Carrier Johnson + Culture (carrierjohnson.com) is widely recognized for visionary design outcomes, including corporate, commercial, educational, retail, multi-family, hospitality, entertainment and healthcare projects throughout the nation and around the globe. The firm is the design architect for the newly approved, much-anticipated Ballpark Village project, directly east of Petco Park and the largest residential and commercial high-rise project to be built in downtown San Diego in more than a decade. Internationally, the firm is currently working on a series of family entertainment centers throughout China, as well as mixed-use urban design and commercial projects in Abu Dhabi, Vietnam, South Korea, Singapore, Costa Rica and Mexico.