Development Team

The Architect


Purveyor of Sustainable Design

The selection of Gensler as the architect of Capitol Tower reflects a strong alignment of our vision and core values.

Gensler is a global architecture, design, planning and consulting firm employing 3,000+ professionals in 44 locations worldwide. Each year the firm partners with clients on some 3,000 projects of every type and size, from a small graphic branding assignment to a large urban district, helping to imagine a better future for cities.

Gensler has been at the forefront of the sustainable design movement since designing the first large-scale U.S. office building to use underfloor air systems. Other pioneering green activities include designing the first LEED-certified retail rollout prototype (PNC Bank), the first LEED-certified data center (Fannie Mae) and the first LEED-certified car dealership in the U.S. (Pat Lobb Toyota of McKinney, Texas). In 2005, the firm received the Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence from the U.S. Green Building Council for its commitment to the advancement of sustainable design.

Founded in 1965, the firm provides comprehensive services to clients in 20 practice areas worldwide and at every stage of the design cycle, from initial strategy and design planning through implementation and management. Every assignment the firm undertakes reflects its enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage.

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Throughout, Capitol Tower reflects the close alignment of aesthetic and sustainable design values between Gensler and Skanska.