George Knight

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George Knight formed Knight Architecture LLC, an award-winning architectural practice specializing in residential, commercial, academic, and institutional projects in 2004 and serves as Principal. Recent projects include an expansion of New Haven’s Elizabethan Club, offices for the Saint Thomas More Corporation and the Yale Center for British Art Building Conservation project which was awarded the AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture in 2017. Prior to this, Mr. Knight was a Senior Associate with Cesar Pelli & Associates in New Haven, CT where he worked for 10 years serving as a Senior Associate. During this time he was project team leader on a variety of domestic and international projects including the Shanghai Pudong Lujiazui Comprehensive Development in Shanghai, PRC; the South Station Air Rights Development Project in Boston, Massachusetts; the Tokyo International Airport East Terminal Expansion Project; and a guesthouse and private observatory on the Connecticut shoreline.  In addition to these projects, Mr. Knight was a designer for the International Finance Centre’s Southwest and Northeast towers in Hong Kong; the Cheung Kong Centre in Hong Kong; the St. Thomas More Center at Yale University, The St. Thomas More Church at St. John’s University in Jamaica, New York.; and a variety of competitions and speculative projects.


Mr. Knight graduated from the Yale School of Architecture where he won the drawing prize and where he teaches an advanced design studios and courses in visualization.  In 2015, by vote of the graduating students, he was awarded the school’s King Lui Wu teaching Prize for a faculty member who combines architectural practice with outstanding teaching. He lives in New Haven.