Albert Kahn is a diversified group of great people. We speak different languages and come from various countries. We have diverse backgrounds in architecture, engineering, planning, interior and landscape design and management. Some of us have worked here for over 30 years while others are just getting settled in.

We are mothers, daughters, fathers and sons. We are grandmothers and grandfathers as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren. A number of us have worked on projects that have won awards and international recognition thanks to the combined efforts of everyone at Kahn.

Our Board of Directors and Strategic Board provide the structure and guidance necessary to carry on the Kahn legacy. Throughout its history, Kahn has been in the capable hands of some of the industry’s best leaders and innovators and we’re confident tomorrow’s leadership could be starting today.

Born Designer

Alan Cobb, FAIA has a passion for architecture, both professionally and personally. This passion, combined with a distinct blend of leadership and vision, provides Kahn with continued success in the development of design excellence and client satisfaction, and has earned the firm numerous project awards and recognitions.

Dedicated to creating sustainable facilities and environments, he believes in producing healthful, productive, and efficient environments in which to live, work, and play.

In his role at Kahn, Alan has helped reposition the 120-year-old firm with the primary goal of creating sustainable environments. His business and design philosophies have pushed for environmentally sensitive design considerations that preserve our country’s historic and iconic structures while also making the world a greener place. Adaptive re-use, historic preservation, introduction of natural lighting, proper solar orientation, adoption of alternative energy sources and reclamation of brownfield sites are a few of his professional passions. His design leadership has guided Kahn to more than 50 design awards, including three AIA National Honor Awards.

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