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John Houser, AIA

Design Director, Entertainment Leader, Principal

John is a Design Director in Gensler’s Austin office and Entertainment Leader for Gensler’s South Central region. He is known for his attention to client needs and his problem-solving ability fueled by inspired, creative thinking. He enjoys creating spaces that are as beautiful as they are comfortable, efficient, and purposeful. John’s passion for design originates from his interest in architectural history, engineering, and the desire to create real-life works of art in the community. His design concepts are rooted in creating unique experiences and incorporating equity for both the client and the community. While at Gensler, he has led planning and design efforts on projects including the University of Texas at Austin Moody Center and basketball practice facility, Block 16 + Austin Convention Center, 823 Congress building repositioning, The Orchard public art installation, and the Circuit of the Americas redevelopment master plan.