Curtis Fentress, FAIA, RIBA, is the Founder and Principal in Charge of Design of Fentress Architects. He has designed $42 billion of architectural projects worldwide, visited by over 550 million people annually. In 2010, he was honored by the American Institute of Architects with the Thomas Jefferson Award, the highest distinction in the field of public architecture. Fentress Architects’ award-winning portfolio includes national museums, high rises, laboratories, courthouses, government buildings, convention centers, and international airport terminals. Fentress designs have been recognized with over 550 awards and accolades for excellence and innovation. The firm has studios in Denver, Colorado; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Washington, D.C.; London, U.K.; and Shanghai, China.