VLK Architects Honored for Performance and Culture

(Fort Worth, Texas) VLK Architects has been recognized for both its outstanding business performance and as a top firm to work for by AEC industry publications.

Zweig Group annually ranks AEC firms based on criteria including workplace practices, employee benefits, and employee retention rates. For 2023, VLK is ranked No.7 among architecture firms, up three spots from last year’s ranking. Zweig also ranks VLK as the No.22 firm with over 200 employees, up 12 spots from 2022.

VLK is further recognized by Engineering News-Record, which ranks VLK as No. 7 in its Texas/Louisiana Top Design Firms list and No. 282 on its National Top 500 Design Firms list.

"There are so many incredible things happening at VLK,” said Sloan Harris, CEO | Partner of VLK Architects. “We are very fortunate to have such a thriving culture built on client service before all else. We are even more fortunate to have been able to scale, so that our team members continue to have unlimited opportunities in the profession while we continue to grow and innovate the resources and services we provide our partners. These awards and recognitions are a great acknowledgment for our VLK family for all our success."

Full list of VLK’s awards and recognitions through June 2023:

  • ENR Top 500 Design Firms: Ranked #282
  • ENR Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms by Market Sector 2023: Ranked No.7 in Architecture
  • Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For: Ranked No.7 for Architecture and No.22 for firms with over 200 employees
  • Zweig Group Hot Firm Award: Ranked No.82

"Coming off a successful year in 2022, we are fortunate to have a wonderful group of people working at our firm that are the reason for our tremendous success year after year,” said Todd Lien, Managing Partner at VLK Architects. “Being recognized as a great place to work is something that means more to us than any of the other awards that we could receive, we're proud to have accomplished that again in 2023."