Tari Rayala, AIA, LEED AP, CPHC

Director of High-Performance Architecture

As the Director of our High-Performance Architecture (HPA) practice, Tari approaches each project with a balance of ingenuity, creativity, and attention to the client’s needs. She practices responsible design by focusing on buildings that perform well, consume a minimal amount of energy, and contribute to the decarbonization of our built environment.


Tari has worked in architecture for more than 30 years, specializing in high-performance architectural design and project management. She received her architecture license in 2006 and joined CR-BPS in 2021.

Education, Licenses, and Accreditations

Master of Architecture University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BA, Art and Design, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Licensed Professional Architect (MN, WI)
LEED Accredited Professional
Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM)
Certified Construction Specifier (CCS)
2020 Minnesota Building Code Certified Building Plans Examiner

Phius Certified Consultant: CPHC

Why do you love working here?

“I am inspired by my co-workers’ expertise and passion for improving building performance, and I enjoy learning and creating solutions with them.”

What are you most passionate about outside the built environment?

“I am most passionate about the environment in which I live and recreate. I’m involved in protecting the waters of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River by assisting in clean-up efforts and encouraging the respect and responsible use of these two precious resources.”

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