Carl Krebs

Partner | Davis Brody Bond

Carl F. Krebs


Carl Krebs’ work at Davis Brody Bond for over two decades has focused on cultural, civic and academic projects. Mr. Krebs served as the co-designer of the National September 11 Memorial Museum which opened to the public in May 2014.

Other important projects in Carl Krebs’ portfolio include the winning competition entry to re-imagine Union Square on the National Mall in front of the US Capitol, a collaboration with landscape design firm of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol; the award-winning new US Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia; and the Irish Arts Center, a performing arts and cultural facility on Manhattan’s West Side. Carl Krebs also designed the award-winning Portico Gallery for decorative arts and sculpture at The Frick Collection in New York and is leading the firm’s design of the Frick’s new expansion.

Mr. Krebs’ work has received numerous awards including the 2012 AIA Presidential Citation for the National September 11 Memorial Museum; AIA NY State Awards for the National Mall and the US Embassy in Jakarta; and the AIA New York City Chapter for the Frick Collection Portico Gallery. As a frequent speaker and presenter, he has presented the challenges of designing and building the National September 11 Memorial Museum to a diverse range of audiences. Mr. Krebs received his Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and his Master of Architecture from Columbia University.