Kenji Suzuki has been with dD+P since 1997. During that time, his sensitivity and skill in conceptual design and design development have been instrumental in advancing the firm's recognition as an award-winning design studio. As an Associate Principal and senior architect, he works closely with the partners to articulate and define design direction. He oversees research related to software, technology, and tools that aid in the visualization of design ideas. Kenji's contributions in design, modeling, and presentation graphics facilitate the transition from design to construction documents, simultaneously providing opportunities to explore new materials and building systems. Kenji also plays a leading role in many of the company's design competition entries and has led winning teams in several international competitions. He treats competitions as a tool to experiment with new design ideas and gain expertise in different project types and built environments.