Carl Holden

PE, LEED AP

Higher Education Practice Director | Principal
Carl is not only known for being responsive and thorough, but he’s classified as the multitasking master behind the scenes with a killer crossover on the basketball court. His incredible efficiency and strong passion for engineering has helped shape him into the mentor and higher education practice director that he is today. Carl joined Henderson Engineers in 2003 and is currently a principal leading our work on more than 110 college campuses nationwide. Whether it’s science & technology, student life, academic, or recreation facilities, Carl is a higher ed expert. His experience also includes leading a team of 50 pursuing work in the education, workplace, science & technology, and retail markets.

In addition to advocating for innovation and efficiency, Carl has designed mechanical and plumbing systems for a wide range of facilities — and has delivered projects both nationally and internationally. His hands-on method of leadership is key in identifying best practices to design systems that are in the client’s best interest. With a strength in balancing creativity with function, Carl successfully leads project teams in finding the right solution for every design. Competitive and quick-thinking, Carl is always a reliable leader — and his teammates know not to sleep on his midrange jumper.

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Thought Leadership

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    Higher Education: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

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    The Future of Higher Education – SCUP 2019 Annual Conference

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    Building Systems & Career Readiness Programs

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    B.E. Smith Family Center: A Nest for Specialized Care

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    Preparing Classrooms for Back-to-School

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    Is Your Building Back-To-School Ready?