Bringing all the design consultants together to collaborate with the owner and operator is sometimes a messy process. It takes a thoughtful, diplomatic person to guide the numerous ideas and visions into a successful, unified whole. Carl has demonstrated this skill on a series of very diverse projects. Key to pulling the team together is developing the conceptual framework for the projects with descriptive words and phrases, mood pictures and a series of sketch solutions. This is where Carl shines. He loves to incorporate the team’s input into quick free-handed perspective sketches to help the owner visualize the potential solutions.