Karl Schulz, AIA, LEED AP

Principal

Portland Office

As founding principal and sole owner of inici group, Karl has built a reputation for cultivating lasting relationships with clients who rely on his expertise, creativity, and commitment to deliver projects on time and under budget.  Karl has successfully managed over $2 billion in projects and contracts with multiple stakeholders, including some of the Portland metro area’s largest building projects.  As a trained architect, Karl works closely with owners, boards, A&E firms, community groups, and general contractors to offer leadership, and anticipate and eliminate problems on projects that could affect schedule or budget.  He is known for delivering projects on time and within or under budget, and for managing projects ethically and proactively.  Karl has 30 years of project delivery experience, including the development of an exclusive Whole Building Commissioning Program.

  • Bachelor of Architecture | Pratt Institute of Technology | Brooklyn, New York
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
  • Member, American Institute of Architects (licensed architect in Oregon and Montana)
  • Trustee, Pratt Institute Recipient of the Helen Townley Memorial Scholarship, Pratt Institute
  • Speaker, numerous professional conferences, including the national conference of the International Facility Managers Association in New Orleans in 2000, The World Conference for the International Facility Managers Association in Paris in 2002, and Ecoroof Portland
  • GSA, Portland Public Office, FBI Headquarters | Portland, Oregon
  • Port of Portland Headquarters Building and Parking Garage | Portland, Oregon
  • Daimler Trucks North America, Project NOVA Headquarters and Parking Garage | Portland, Oregon
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Advanced Health Science Pavilion | Los Angeles, California
  • Adventist Medical Center Pavilion Expansion & Parking Garage | Portland, Oregon
  • Bonneville Power Administration, Ross Fleet Services Building and Civil Site Improvements | Vancouver, Washington
  • Clackamas Community College Bond Program | Oregon City, Oregon
  • Pacific University Capital Improvements | Forest Grove, Oregon
  • Oregon Convention Center Public Hall and Below-Grade Parking Garage Expansion | Portland, Oregon
  • Oregon Convention Center Plaza, Entries, and Interior Renovation | Portland, Oregon
  • Metro Oregon Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Hyatt Regency | Portland, Oregon
  • Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel | Portland, Oregon
  • Willamette View | Milwaukie, Oregon
  • State of Oregon DAS, Oregon State Capitol Seismic Upgrade | Salem, Oregon
  • Historic Galleria Building Seismic Upgrade and Renovation | Portland, Oregon
  • 9North Class A Office Building | Portland, Oregon
  • Prosper Portland/Portland Parks and Recreation, Dawson Park Revitalization | Portland, Oregon
  • Scappoose School District, Sauvie Island Academy Addition | Sauvie Island, Oregon
  • LACCD Sustainable Building Program | Los Angeles, California
  • OHSU – Peter O. Kohler Pavilion Expansion and Parking Garage | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, Department of Radiation Medicine | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – Casey Eye Institute | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – South Hospital Expansion – C Wing | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – VA Skybridge | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – Physician’s Pavilion | Portland, Oregon
  • OHSU – Portland Aerial Tram | Portland, Oregon
  • ASB III – OHSU West Campus | Portland, Oregon
  • Yamhill and Marion County Jails | Yamhill County, Oregon
  • TriMet Moving Together Command and Control Center | Portland, Oregon
  • Washington County Justice Complex | Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Mercedes Benz Research and Development Facilities | Seattle, Washington
  • Hillsboro Parks and Recreation, Jackson Bottom Wetlands Education Center | Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Legacy Health, Capital Improvement Program | Portland, Oregon