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Robert Norwood, Assoc. AIA

A firm-wide, multidisciplinary design leader based in Los Angeles, Robert has spent his two-decade career crafting built environments rooted in strong conceptual ideas. He blends practicality and art, integrating a strong analysis of client needs with collaboration and clear communication of design ideas to resolve complex programmatic challenges. For more than fifteen years at NBBJ, he has worked across market sectors including corporate, commercial, hospitality, healthcare, sports, higher education, aviation and residential.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Architecture, has received design awards from the AIA and IIDA, has seen his project work widely published and is a frequent design awards juror. Prior to relocating to Los Angeles from Seattle, he served as revenue strategist on the board of directors of the IIDA Northern Pacific Chapter, as well as co-founded the chapter’s INawards design awards competition. He has also served as a guest critic at Parsons School of Design, Cornish College of the Arts and Bellevue College.