Roger Smith, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Associate
Design Director, Principal
Roger believes that cities can be transformed through the power of design. Roger is an office leader for Gensler’s Cities & Urban Design and Mixed Use & Retails Centers practice areas. Roger received the 2020 AIA New Jersey Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership and have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. As a Principal and Design Director in Gensler’s Morristown office, his collaborative style and unwavering pursuit of excellence has not only resulted in award-winning buildings, but he has also developed a cadre of talented design professionals.
He shares his love for architecture with students at the Hillier College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, as well as the Michael Graves College at Kean University, and the Weitzman School of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his Master of Architecture. Roger also serves as a member of Gensler’s Global Race and Diversity Committee and is Co-Chair of the Gensler Research Institute’s Center for Research on Equity and the Built Environment.