Steve Wilson, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Senior Associate, Gensler

Steve Wilson


Steve Wilson is the 2022 Chair of the Regional and Urban Design Committee (RUDC). The RUDC is dedicated to improving the built environment through promoting excellence in design, planning, and public policy in the built environment. It serves as an education and information resource for its 7,500 members and works in concert with allied community and professional groups.

Steve is also a Senior Associate with Gensler, and leads their Urban Design Practice for the North Central Region. As a senior urban designer, he helps clients and communities imagine and achieve their future cities and towns through design and development strategies. Trained as an architect and planner, he has 26 years of experience in planning and urban design and has worked in more than 40 communities across the country. His master planning experience includes downtowns, urban districts, neighborhoods, corridors, transit oriented development, campus planning for healthcare and higher education, and mixed used developments. Steve holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He also an active member of the Chicago Central Area Committee, and the Chicago Chapter of Lambda Alpha International, and the Urban Land Institute.