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April 16, 2020

Gensler's Jordan Goldstein Elevated to IIDA College of Fellows in 2020

NEW YORK — Gensler is proud to announce that Jordan Goldstein, Principal and Global Director of Design, was elevated to the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) College of Fellows for 2020.

The IIDA College of Fellows is the highest honor awarded by IIDA to its professional members, recognizing designers who have made a significant impact to the industry, to the association, and to shaping the future of design. IIDA Fellows positively influence design through their thought leadership and mentorship, involvement within their communities, and commitment toward molding the next generation of talent.

Goldstein oversees Gensler’s global influence of design innovation and project delivery. Throughout his career, he has led the design of more than 8 million square feet of commercial projects in the U.S. and abroad. A sought-after spokesperson on the future of design both domestically and globally, Jordan has been featured in many prominent design publications.

"For more than 20 years, I have dedicated my career to using the power of design to uncover solutions to some of the world’s most challenging issues,” said Goldstein. The key to success is surrounding yourself with innovative and inspiring people. I have found that combination in practice at Gensler and through fellow designers at IIDA. I am honored to be elevated to this year’s IIDA College of Fellows."

In 2015, the Washington Business Journal named Jordan one of the 25 top innovators in Washington, D.C., and has regularly included him on its list of the 100 most influential leaders in that market. An advocate of helping the next generation of designers prepare for tomorrow, Jordan has frequently taught a course on design at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a master's degree in architecture and has been the Kea Professor at the University of Maryland, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture.

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