He is an American architect, and the president of Gund Partnership, a leading American "situationist" architecture firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and founded by Mr. Gund in 1971.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Gund was educated at Westminster School (Connecticut), Kenyon College, the Rhode Island School of Design, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (located in George Gund Hall).
Notable buildings designed by the firm include the headquarters for the National Association of Realtors in Washington, D.C., the conservatory for the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Lansburg Theater for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, The Fannie Cox Math and Science Center for Friends' Central School in Wynnewood, PA, the synagogue building for Young Israel of Brookline, Massachusetts, the award-winning Kenyon Athletic Center, and buildings on many American college campuses, including those of Harvard University and Kenyon College. Gund also designed the Boston Ballet Headquarters on Clarendon Street in Boston, Massachusetts.
The firm is also known for historic redevelopment projects including Bulfinch Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Massachusetts.
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