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20 Sep 2019
Tipner West Development, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
Masterplan Design: Gensler
Tipner West Development Portsmouth masterplan by Gensler
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Tipner West Development

16 July 2019
Flagship Microsoft Store, Oxford Circus, central London, UK
Flagship Microsoft Store in London Oxford Circus
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Flagship Microsoft Store in London Oxford Circus
Designed to build connections with the local community, customers and businesses, Microsoft’s London flagship clearly represents the mission of Microsoft: to empower every person and organisation on the planet to achieve more.

Jul 8, 2018
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, 355 E Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Design: HDR | Gensler in Association with Clive Wilkinson Architects
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Chicago building
photo courtesy of The Chicago Athenaeum
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Chicago Building
More often than not, new facilities are inspired by what has already been done. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab upends that paradigm.

Mar 13, 2017
601 Lexington Avenue Building Renewal, New York City, NY, USA
Renewal Design: Gensler
601 Lexington Avenue Tower by Gensler Architects
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601 Lexington Avenue Building in New York City
Architects Gensler design a 200,000-sqft ‘Market Building’ at former Citicorp Center consisting of a new outdoor plaza and terraces, an interior atrium space with retail and restaurants.
601 Lexington Avenue is a 59-story building located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at East 53rd Street and Lexington Avenue.

3 Oct 2016
Temporary UK Parliament Concept on the River Thames
Design: Gensler architects
Temporary UK Parliament on the River Thames by Gensler London
picture © Project Posiedon
Temporary UK Parliament on the River Thames
The proposed modular structure located on the River Thames could provide a flexible and secure home that helps save the British taxpayer more than £1.8 billion, based on the House Committee’s own estimates, and allows the urgent repair works to proceed.

12 Aug 2016
General Electric HQ Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
General Electric HQ Building in Boston
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General Electric HQ Building in Boston
This 12-story glass building has a sail-like solar panel ‘veil’ on top plus an illuminated GE logo. It is connected to two renovated brick warehouses.
The new complex overlooks Boston’s Fort Point Channel.

Shoreditch Highgate Hotel in London, England, UK
Shoreditch Highgate Hotel by Gensler Architects
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Shoreditch Highgate Hotel – 7 Dec 2015 – Planning consent granted for this building at 201-207 Shoreditch High Street, East London. The project is being developed by owner Highgate Holdings and designed by Gensler.

Gensler Surpasses $1 Billion
June 16, this international architecture office surpassed $1 billion in architectural revenue in 2014, setting a record and maintaining its leading status for the fourth consecutive year on Architectural Record’s annual Top 300 Architecture Firms list, which ranks companies based on earnings from the prior year. This international architecture practice made huge gains last year, particularly in domestic revenue, which totaled $778.45 million, and major international clients have tapped the firm to help them expand into the U.S. market. (the architecture practice recently designed Metropolis in Los Angeles, a $1 billion mixed-use project by China-based developer Greenland.) The architecture practice “is a global firm with 46 offices across five continents”.
Website: Gensler is world’s largest architects office

Gensler – Top 300 Architecture Firms 2014
August 1, 2014 – For the third consecutive year, this international architecture office holds its position as the biggest architecture firm.

Gensler is Top 300 Architecture Firm in 2013
July 16, 2013 – For the second consecutive year, ihis international architecture firm maintains the top position on Architectural Record’s Top 300 Architecture Firms list, reporting total revenue of $807 million.

London Britannia Airport, Thames Estuary, England
London Britannia Airport : Thames Estuary Terminal
image : Vyonyx
London Britannia Airport – 19 Jul 2013 + 5 Sep 2012
The world’s largest floating airport would be faster and cheaper to build; London Britannia Airport could provide the UK with its first 24/7 airport within the next decade. The global design firm reveals its concept for a new London aviation hub. London Britannia Airport (LBA) would position the capital as the global gateway for Europe in what would be the world’s most innovative infrastructure development this century – whilst reducing environmental impact, cost and disruption to London.

2nd in World Architecture 100 Survey
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2nd ranking : World Architecture 100 Survey – 29 Jan 2013
This international architecture office has been ranked the world’s second largest architecture practice in the World Architecture 100 (WA100) survey.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi, UAE – building news
NBAD Building by Gensler Architects
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National Bank of Abu Dhabi – 23 Oct 2012
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has appointed the leading global architecture and design firm to design the new NBAD Global Head Office in the heart of the new Abu Dhabi Central Business District on Al Maryah Island. This international architecture practice is providing full design and supervision consultancy services including architecture, interior design, landscape design, engineering and site supervision services.

Recent Gensler Architects Designs

Columbia University Medical Building, Washington Heights, Northern Manhattan, NY, USA
Design: Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Gensler
Columbia University Medical Center Building
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Columbia University Medical Center – 17 Jul 2012
CUMC recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building on the CUMC campus in the Washington Heights community of Northern Manhattan. The new building, with a design led by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with this international architecture practice as executive architect, is a 14-storey facility that incorporates technologically advanced classrooms, collaboration spaces, and a modern simulation center, all reflecting how medicine is and will be taught, learned, and practiced in the 21st century.

Villeurbanne-Lyon Arena, south of France
Design: with Groupe-6
Villeurbanne-Lyon Arena design by Gensler Architects
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Villeurbanne-Lyon Arena
This international architectural practice is pleased to announce its selection by Société De Projet Salle Multifonction, S.A.S. (“SPSM”), as lead architect for the Villeurbanne-Lyon Arena project, a new 12,000-seat indoor multipurpose arena that includes the Tony Parker Academy, a training academy for promising young basketball players. This architectural project is expected to open in Villeurbanne, France, in April 2015.

San Francisco International Airport, CA, USA – news exclusive
San Francisco International Airport Building by Gensler Architects
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San Francisco International Airport

Houston Ballet Center for Dance, Texas, USA
Houston Ballet
image : Nic Lehoux
Houston Ballet

Thames River Park, London, England, UK – Award
London River Park
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Thames River Park

Museum of Bond Vehicles and Espionage, Illinois, USA
Bond Museum
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Bond Museum of Vehicles and Espionage

Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest building
Shanghai Tower
image : Gensler, architects
Shanghai Tower

Gensler Architects – Key Projects

Past key architectural projects by this international architecture office:

2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, USA

AT&T Center Refurbishment, South Park, Los Angeles, USA
32 storeys

Abu Dhabi skyscraper – Tameer Towers proposal, UAE
73 storeys
Abu Dhabi skyscraper for Sharjah developer Tameer: 5m sqft project incl. commercial skyscraper, 4 residential towers, luxury hotel & private marina

The Avenues, Kuwait City
The Avenues
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The Avenues

Boutique Hotel, 12 Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China

Darb al-Khalil district masterplan, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Discovery Tower – office building, Houston, Texas, USA
– 2010
Discovery Tower Houston
image by architects
Discovery Tower Houston

Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry Extension – towers, UAE

Hotel & Residences, LA Live!, Downtown, Los Angeles, USA
J.W. Marriott & Ritz Carlton skyscraper + conference center
54 storeys
1001 rooms
224 residential units

Houston Ballet, Houston, Texas, USA

Houston Ballet
image from architects
Houston Ballet Building

jetblue – Terminal 5: redevelopment of former TWA Building, New York, USA
Location: John F Kennedy International Airport
Works with Eero Saarinen’s Trans World Airlines Flight Center of 1962, closed in 2001

Mineta San Jose Airport Concourse, San Jose, California, USA
Mineta San Jose Airport
photograph : Sherman Takata Photography
Mineta San Jose Airport

Tesoro World Headquarters, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Marshall Strabala of Gensler
Tesoro World Headquarters
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Tesoro World Headquarters

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