Gensler is a global architecture, design, planning and consulting firm with more than 2,000 professionals across 33 locations. Gensler is a multiple winner of the Business Week/Architectural Record Awards, the U.S. benchmark for business design innovation. Art Gensler founded the firm in 1965. An architect, he is widely credited with elevating the practice of interior design to professional standing. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and of the International Interior Design Association, and a professional member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He graduated from Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art and Planning and is a memeber of its Advisoty Council. A charter member of Interior Design magazine's Hall of Fame and a recipient of IIDA's Star Award, he has also received Ernst & Young LLP's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
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