JBI has announced the passing of its founder and CEO, Jeffrey Beers, following a battle with cancer.

Described as a visionary leader, mentor and dear friend, the architect passed away peacefully on 18 March, surrounded by his wife, Connie, and sons, Justin and Oliver. He was 67.

Speaking on behalf of the studio, newly appointed Partners Tim Rooney, Nora Liu-Kanter and Michael Pandolfi state: “During this difficult time, our priority remains supporting Jeffrey’s family and the JBI team as we navigate this loss. We ask for your understanding, patience, and privacy as we work through this period of grief and transition.

“Jeffrey’s impact on our studio, the architectural industry, the hospitality design industry and countless communities around the world is immeasurable. His unwavering dedication to excellence, innovation, and integrity has shaped JBI into the renowned firm it is today. His creative genius and compassionate leadership have inspired all who had the privilege of working with him.”

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