Todd Schliemann is a Design Partner in Ennead Architects. Mr. Schliemann, together with his Design Partners, sets the design standards for the firm as well as charts its future direction. His award-winning portfolio, which is distinguished by buildings for cultural, educational and civic institutions, is recognized internationally for architectural excellence. In Mr. Schliemann’s work, the relationship between architecture and civic society is central: the highest ideal is to give expression to an institution’s mission through the integration of design, program and public spaces. His designs transcend pure utility and style to explore the techniques and art of architecture and their potential for edifying and for enriching the experience of our common culture.
Mr. Schliemann received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning and spent a year in Cornell’s Program in Urban Design at the Architectural Association in London. Adjunct to his architectural work, his urban design and planning efforts, whether public or private, have had a humanitarian focus, directed both toward improving the immediate physical context as well as reinforcing and creating identity for the public realm. Architectural education has been a critical element of Mr. Schliemann’s broad commitment to the profession. He has served as studio critic, juror, lecturer and ACE Mentor. He has been a Visiting Juror at numerous colleges of architecture, including Columbia, Cornell, Harvard and Syracuse universities and an Associate Professor in the architecture schools of Cornell and Columbia. He is a member of the Architectural Advisory Committee of Cornell University and The Council of the New York Hall of Science. Mr. Schliemann is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.