Kent Jackson is Practice Leader in the London office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. His experience encompasses a diverse range of scales and uses, including corporate offices, airports, residential developments and large mixed-use urban schemes.
Kent's pioneering approach to design responds to individual context and enable integration of both the natural and built environment. In collaboration with his clients, Kent focuses on developing creative and innovative solutions that meet both aesthetic and pragmatic requirements, allowing buildings to positively impact the environment, whilst addressing the specific needs of inhabitants.
Having worked in both Chicago and London offices, Kent has an overarching understanding of the practice and has a diverse range of experience across all aspects of architectural design. Kent has spent the last twelve years in the London office, under his leadership, SOM London have won a number of significant projects including; an international competition for a new headquarters in Geneva for Japan Tobacco International Headquarters, International Competition for a new mixed-use 55 storey tower, Istanbul, Turkey and London’s new tallest residential building, the 42 storey, Manhattan Loft Gardens, Stratford City, London.