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DIANE J. HOSKINS

Gensler
African American AIA Fellow

SAY IT LOUD - Washington DC  Exhibitor
Washington DC Based Designer 

Bio: 

Diane is focused on Gensler’s global talent strategies, performance and organizational development to ensure that they serve their clients with the world’s top talent. In her role as Co-CEO, Diane is one of the key contributors to what is acknowledged by its peers to be the most admired and largest architecture firm in the world, pioneering project types and design innovation strategies for the next century

DIANE J. HOSKINS

Bio:

Diane Hoskins, FAIA, NCARB, is Chair of the Gensler Board of Directors and one of two Gensler Co-CEOs, whose collaborative leadership model sets itself apart in the marketplace as a leading global design firm. For her innovative leadership, she and Co-CEO Andy Cohen rank on Business Insider’s elite “Creators” list, a "who’s who" of the world’s 100 top creative visionaries. A hands-on leader, Diane oversees Gensler’s global platform and its day-to-day operations, including 5,000+ people networked across 44 offices, serving clients in 120+ countries. Diane is focused on Gensler’s global talent strategies, performance and organizational development to ensure that they serve their clients with the world’s top talent. In her role as Co-CEO, Diane is one of the key contributors to what is acknowledged by its peers to be the most admired and largest architecture firm in the world, pioneering project types and design innovation strategies for the next century. Diane graduated in 1979 from MIT's School of Architecture and holds an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. She received an Outstanding Impact Award from the Council of Real Estate Women and is both a Regent of the American Architectural Foundation and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Her insights have appeared in the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post and The Economist; and she was a featured speaker at Bloomberg Businessweek’s CEO Conference.

 

Object:

Object Two - Practice Management, or Practice Technical Advancement

 

Year of Elevation: 

2008

Featured Project Name: 

Armstrong Headquarters

Featured Project Location: 

Lancaster, PA

Featured Project Completion Date: 

2002

Role in Featured Project: 

Co-CEO of Architect of Record (Gensler)

Featured Project Description:

A new headquarters was the first of four buildings for Armstrong’s corporate campus.. The project’s mission was to reflect Armstrong’s commitment to design innovation, an inspirational work environment and sustainability. An integrated approach to designing the building envelope, both visibly and in practice, embodies these ideals. The project is the first completed building to receive the LEED Platinum rating.

Photography Credit:

Scott Francis