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Sven Shockey

Washington, DC USA

Sven Shockey brings nearly 20 years of experience in planning, interiors, and architectural design. A Principal at SmithGroupJJR, Sven has led the planning and design of a variety of projects including large-scale mixed-use development master plans, base buildings, and numerous interior fit-outs across the United States.  Among the notable designs in his career are the Washington National Cathedral Visitor Gateway and the University of Pennsylvania Neural and Behavioral Sciences building currently under construction.  His versatility serves him well in mixed-use developments as he examines the intersection of program spaces with an array of other physical requirements. Sven has a passion for rigorous idea-driven design. His design leadership has resulted in numerous awards in architecture, historic preservation, sustainability, and planning. Sven received a Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester, and a Master of Architecture from Virginia Tech, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and Lambda Alpha.