Community Partners

Community Partners

Mayor Kate Gallego has transformed the conversation of how we evolve our city. She has a long-term vision, and this allows us to work towards larger goals to secure a better future for our city. She is an advocate of public transportation, which we believe plays a...
Local Influences

Local Influences

Gensler is a global firm, but when it comes to projects emanating from each of their 49 offices, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Each location takes context, climate, and culture into consideration during the design process. In Arizona, the Gensler Phoenix...
New Quarters for Gensler Phoenix

New Quarters for Gensler Phoenix

Though Gensler (Gensler.com) has been in Phoenix since 2002, the global architecture and interiors firm largely flew under the radar when it came to its own local office, despite having done high-profile projects such as the Phoenix Convention Center renovation and...
Art Gensler’s Legacy

Art Gensler’s Legacy

Armed with an architecture degree from Cornell, Art Gensler and his wife, Drue, left New York for San Francisco in 1962. Gensler quickly found his footing in the Bay Area’s architectural community, working for noted residential architect William Wurster. But he had an...
NOMA

NOMA

Gary Nelson, AIA, is an architect for the City of Phoenix, responsible for projects such as the renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena. Working for other firms, he’s been involved in projects like the original design for Chase Field (then known as Bank One...
Mentoring Each Other

Mentoring Each Other

Though Mary Colter gets credit as being one of the first female architects working Arizona in the early 1900s, she was not technically a resident of the state. It’s thought that Annie Graham Rockfellow was Arizona’s first female architect, working in Tucson from about...