Ralf Altenkirch

MEng, P.Eng., LEED® AP | Principal

Ralf’s open-minded approach and strong commitment to project success make him popular with colleagues and clients alike. His experience leading structural and prime consulting services enables him to understand client needs and operations exceptionally well. As a mentor, he shares his knowledge and strives to help those he works with to achieve their goals. In recognition of his commitment to mentorship, he received RJC’s Rick Banman Mentorship Award.

Ralf is appreciates the functionality and operations of a building and has a keen eye for design solutions with construction staging in mind. His projects include transit, recreational, theaters, refurbishments, long-term care, residential and industrial buildings. Among Ralf’s major project accomplishments are the award-winning Union Station Train Shed Renovation & Atrium, the GO Streetsville Bus Facility and other bus facilities throughout the Greater Toronto Area, the National Ballet School and the Casa Loma Renovation project.

Ralf graduated from the University of Manchester’s Structural Engineering with Architecture Integrated European Program. He received the Ove Arup Award for academic student of the year and studied Structural Engineering and History of Architecture in Valencia, Spain, as part of his degree. After graduation, Ralf worked in Manchester, England until he joined RJC.

Professional Affiliations

  • Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
  • Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC LEED® Accredited Professional)
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