Jeff Kenoff FAIA

Jeff Kenoff
Design Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox, New York City

Bachelor of Art in Architecture, UNC Charlotte (1992)
Master of Architecture, Virginia Tech (1995)

Jeffrey Kenoff, FAIA has over 30 years of experience as an architect, having worked on a variety of project types in the United States, Europe, and Asia. An internationally recognized Design Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox In New York City, Jeff has served as a chief designer on much of the firm’s urban mixed-use work, including the Huamu Lot 10 project in Shanghai and Riverside 66, which was the recipient of an AIA NYC Chapter Design Award, the Architectural Review Future Projects Award, and was featured in the NY lecture series “Spotlight on China.” Additional projects include One Vanderbilt in NYC; the Sequis Centre, which will be Jakarta’s (Indonesia) first LEED Platinum building; the Eye of Macau; Greenland Bund Centre; T. Rowe Price Headquarters in Baltimore; and Westlake 66. Jeff’s portfolio of intricate, multi-component projects has garnered numerous awards, recognitions, and honors for their design impact.

For over three decades, Jeff has lectured on his work as well as served as a visiting professor and critic to help advance the next generation of architects. He has collaborated with over 50 design studios at more than fifteen universities, including MIT, Yale University, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Southern California, and more. In addition, he has been collaborating with the Yale School of Architecture for over 14 years, published research papers with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and co-founded multiple research and technology projects. Jeff is a design advocate for architecture across AIA, CTBUH, ULI, and allied organizations. His design and research efforts have been featured in several publications, including Architect Magazine, Architectural Record, Arch Daily and Designboom.

Jeff received his Master of Architecture in 1995 from Virginia Tech, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the recipient of the AIA Medal for Excellence in the Study of Architecture as well as the Henry Adams Medal honoring the school’s top graduate student. In 2002, he was the recipient of the NC Architectural Foundation’s J. Hyatt Hammond Scholarship honoring young architects. He is an active member of the National and New York Chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and currently serves on multiple committees and advisory boards within the design community. He was named a recipient of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture's 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.