Roger Stewart, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Global Director, Civic
Roger is responsible for leading and developing HDR's Civic practice, which comprises community-based building typologies such as, retail and mixed-use, justice, courts, detention, and other community and public facilities. He considers himself to be an architect of business. Beginning his career as a designer, he now thrives on taking emerging business areas and shaping them into strong, vibrant parts of HDR’s practice. He co-created HDR’s first Justice Consulting practice, established our Science & Technology practice, and has led three major acquisitions for the firm.
A registered architect and one of the earliest LEED Accredited Professionals, Roger is frequently called upon to speak and publish on a variety of subjects, and he has received numerous awards for leadership and creativity. His planning experience includes a wide range of U.S. and international master plans, justice facilities, industrial projects and those for federal agencies. His span of work extends to planning and designing a number of courts and more than 20,000 beds for states and counties through statewide master plans. He has also planned and designed county jails across the nation ranging in size from 50 beds to 6,700 beds including. He takes great pride in his ability to uncover and understand the fundamental, underlying issues affecting his clients — even when they may not be able to fully articulate those issues themselves.