Douglas Gensler: Architecture of Optimism


As Principal and Co-Managing Director of Gensler Boston, Douglas Gensler (B.Arch. '91) guides the 160 person team while providing leadership and strategic direction on multidisciplinary projects across a wide range of client project types and geographic boundaries. A Registered Architect with over 25 years of experience, he seeks design solutions that stretch the investment to enhance people and environmental performance. Doug has served numerous rotations on Gensler’s Management Committee, is a leader within the firm’s Corporate Campus and Commercial Office Buildings Practice Area networks. Doug holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and was previously a member of Cornell University’s College of Architecture Advisory Council. His recent projects include the Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh; Partners HealthCare’s 750,000 SF administrative campus in Somerville; a new 550,000 SF multiple-building campus for MathWorks, Natick; and in Boston, The Hub on Causeway 1.8 million SF mixed-use development and the renovation of One Post Office Square.



Gensler will discuss opportunities for creating more resilient and performance-driven buildings and workplaces that support a heightened focus on the health and wellness of people, our communities, and our environment in a post-pandemic society.

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This webinar series has been organized and cosponsored by the following organizations:

Cornell AAP – Department of City and Regional Planning

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate

Cornell Real Estate Council

The Hotel School – Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Center for Real Estate Finance

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