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Steven Kennedy

DTT Leader – Global Currents

Steven is an associate principal at Grimshaw, which he joined in 2010. He has experience on many major projects, spanning a range of sectors and scales. He enjoys working closely with clients to achieve their project vision through innovative design solutions.

Steven is currently working on an expanding international portfolio of projects that aim to preserve and promote ecological, natural and cultural heritage. One such project is the Oman Botanic Garden, which will celebrate the country’s botanic diversity in the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains and is due to start construction imminently.

He is also a founding director of Scale Rule – a collective of architects and engineers that promotes diversity and public engagement in our built environment. Scale Rule aims to encourage better representation in the industry, and community participation on new projects.

Steven studied architecture at Oxford Brookes University and the University of Newcastle. He was the RIBA Journal Rising Star Cohort Winner 2016. In 2015/16, he taught in the Design Think Tank Metabolic City, and from 2016-18, he has co-led the Design Think Tank Global Currents.