Gene Watanabe, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C

Design Director, Principal

Gene is a Design Director and Studio Leader in our Los Angeles office. In more than 30 years with Gensler, Gene has been responsible for some of Southern California’s most important new buildings, both public and private, many of which have been instrumental to the redevelopment and repositioning of their surrounding communities. Gene’s work has been recognized with multiple awards and is published widely in design and business magazines. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and studied at Art Center College of Design.


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