With more than 30 years in architecture, Phil is committed to creating vibrant, contemporary environments that enrich people’s lives and achieve client goals. This belief, combined with a keen eye for timeless residential and mixed-use design, has inspired the creation of numerous award-winning projects. Serving as one of Gensler’s Firmwide Residential Practice Area Leaders, Phil’s expertise provides the firm with a broad residential-design knowledge base and experience developing highly functional mixed-use projects that foster dynamic communities. Prior to joining Gensler, Phil founded Esocoff & Associates in 1995 for the pursuit of excellence in design for higher education, institutional and mixed-use residential projects. His firm’s work received more than 60 design awards and was published in national and international architectural journals. Phil’s notable residential, institutional and mixed-use projects include Senate Square; The Jefferson at Penn Quarter; The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Torgersen Hall at Virginia Tech; NTSB’s Research and Training Center at George Washington University Ashburn; Georgetown High School Innovation Lab; 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue; and The Brookings Institution.