Philip Enquist, FAIA
Consulting Partner, Urban Design and Planning, SOM
Philip Enquist is a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects and an honorary member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Phil is also the former Governor’s Chair for the State of Tennessee researching Energy and Urbanism under a five year grant (2014-2019) with Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the School of Architecture and Design, University of Tennessee. Phil is currently teaching at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and remains a Consulting Partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago.
Phil is an architect, urban planner, environmentalist, mentor, and teacher who has been involved in cities, city planning and ecosystem planning on a global canvas for 35 years, driven by a passion to make cities good and healthy places to live and work in, and to create a mutually beneficial balance between the built and natural environments