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LAMAR JOHNSON, FAIA

CEO & FOUNDER, PRINCIPAL

A Registered Architect in 33 states, Lamar has extensive experience in the planning, design and construction of a broad range of project types. Under his direction, Gensler became the first Chicago firm to receive both “Architecture Design Firm of the Year” and “Interior Design Firm of the Year” from the Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards. His commitment to social responsibility and sustainable design contributed to Gensler’s receipt of the USGBC’s Leadership Award.

Actively involved with civic, community and not-for-profit organizations, Lamar serves on the Board of Directors for World Business Chicago and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. His dedication to community endeavors has been recognized with the: AIA Illinois’ R. Buckminster Fuller Award for dedication to humanitarian concerns and social impact; and “Man of the Year” honors from the Chicago Building Congress and the Real Estate Council of the City of Hope Hospital.