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Gregg E. Jones AIA, LEED AP

Principal

Gregg Jones joined the firm in 1979. He has been the principal in charge for numerous headquarters, high-​rise office, residential and hotel buildings, and for large-​scale, mixed-​use developments.

Mr. Jones is the principal in charge for McKinney & Olive, a mixed-​use tower in Dallas, Texas, and the Residences by Armani/​Casa, a luxury condominium tower at Sunny Isles Beach in Miami Beach, Florida. In addition, he is leading the design teams for two projects in Mexico, both in San Pedro: Sofia, an office and luxury residential tower, and Arboleda, which includes the master plan for an 11-​hectare (26-​acre) mixed-​use urban village and the design of an office tower, two retail podiums and pedestrian arcade.

He was also the principal in charge for Porta Nuova Garibaldi. The project comprised the master plan for a major mixed-​use development north of Milan’s city center and the design of its three primary office towers, a retail podium and a new piazza. The development’s signature office tower is the tallest in Italy.

In Asia, Mr. Jones is the principal in charge for the ITC Towers at XJH Centre in Shanghai. He has led the design teams for the International Finance Centre, the tallest tower in Hong Kong; the NHK Osaka Broadcast Center and Osaka Museum of History; Atago Green Hills, which includes the Forest residential tower and the Mori office tower in Tokyo; and the NTT Corporate Headquarters and showroom, also in Tokyo.

Past projects Mr. Jones has led in the U.S. include ARIA Hotel & Casino, which includes a 4,000-room hotel, and a convention center, theater, casino and restaurants in Las Vegas. ARIA is the centerpiece of CityCenter, the largest private-​sector development in the United States. He has also led the design team for 516 Fifth Avenue, a hotel and residential tower in New York; and for office towers including 30 Hudson Street in Jersey City, 1500 Louisiana in Houston, 181 West Madison in Chicago, and 777 Tower in Los Angeles.

Mr. Jones is a member of the Advisory Council to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and the American Society of Civil Engineers Committee on Tall Buildings. He has taught design studios, lectured and has been a guest design juror at Temple University. He is also a lecturer and guest design juror at Yale University and Harvard University. He has lectured at the Dallas Museum of Art.

He received an Associate Degree in Structural/​Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Cum Laude, both from Temple University, and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.

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