Grant C. Uhlir, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C

Regional Managing Principal

As a Co-Regional Managing Principal of Gensler’s North Central region, Grant brings a strategic design focus coupled with proven senior leadership, client relationship and project management acumen, and industry-leading expertise in highly complex projects. Grant previously served as a leader of the firm’s Critical Facilities practice and has more than three decades of design experience in corporate headquarters, mixed-use developments, and adaptive reuse and repositioning projects across the globe — including the world-renowned Shanghai Tower, for which he served as project director. He is currently leading the 2.8 million-square-foot redevelopment of Chicago’s Post Office. Grant is a Trustee and past president of the AIA Chicago Foundation Board and is also a past president of AIA Chicago. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and a Product Council Member with ULI Chicago. Grant received his Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University and studied architecture and urban studies at the University of Bath, England.

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