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Patrick Magness, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Studio Director, Principal

As a Principal in Gensler’s Phoenix office, Patrick brings 25 years of experience generating value for clients through creative design thinking and strategic problem solving. He has developed a reputation for driving client and project team success through a proactive design management approach. His portfolio includes significant client relationships with Arizona State University, the City of Phoenix, and the Town of Gilbert, as well as with private industry clients and developers. Patrick’s portfolio spans a wide range of project types, including corporate workplace, sports and recreation, health and wellness, higher education, and mixed-use buildings.

Serving as Co-Studio Director of Gensler Phoenix’s Cities / Lifestyle studio, Patrick’s leadership style is hands-on as he works shoulder-to-shoulder with both his clients and design teams to drive the creative process of exploration, evaluation, and the execution of ideas. Patrick’s technical acumen and command of the architectural process serve each of his teams, allowing him to aggressively work to achieve each project’s value and design objectives.