Timeline: 50 Years of Gensler
Gensler through the years.
1965: firm founded by Art Gensler.
1967: first major contract Bank of America.
1970: two offices, 45 staffers.
1974: first of 600+ projects for The Gap.
1981: ranked #1 Interior Design Giant.
1984: Steelcase Design Center, Los Angeles.
1985: Art Gensler inducted into Interior Design ‘s Hall of Fame.
1985: Capital Bank, Miami.
1987: Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco.
1988: first overseas office in London.
1990: celebrates 25th anniversary. Interior Design magazine cover, January.
1993: new offices in Atlanta, Detroit, New Jersey, Tokyo, Hong Kong.
1995: first major hospitality renovation at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
1998: awarded Government Communications Headquarters, Cheltenham, U.K., one of the largest European projects.
1998: the Gensler Design Excellence Awards program is established.
2001: Toys “R” Us flagship, New York.
2003: London Stock Exchange.
2004: JetBlue T5 terminal, John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York.
2005: awarded the U.S. Green Building Leadership Award.
2006: earns Most Admired by Peers accolade in Interior Design Giants survey.
2007: gServe community program established.
2007: New York Times headquarters.
2009: wins world’s largest development projects in CityCenter, Las Vegas.
2009: first firm inducted into Interior Design ‘s Hall of Fame. Interior Design magazine cover, July.
2012: Hyundai Card Air Lounge, Incheon International Airport, Seoul, Korea.
2013: publishes the U.S. Workplace Survey.
2014: Interior Design magazine cover, April.
2015: Denver International Airport Westin Hotel and Transit Center.
2015: celebrates 50th anniversary.
2015: forty-six offices, 5,000 staffers, 31 practice areas.