George Athens

Principal | Workplace Studio Leader, SmithGroup

George Athens’ career has blended architecture, building services engineering, and information technology. He specializes in exploring how rapidly advancing technologies are reshaping how we think about built environments – and how we design them. Among his passions is the transformation of workplace design based on data-supported human wellness to create a high-performance environment.

As a business leader who fosters open dialog with team members and clients, he strives for new approaches to business practices by assembling, mentoring, and encouraging forward thinking and innovative project teams.