Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects (FPBA) announces Kennon Baldwin’s retirement after 38 years in practice as one of San Diego’s most dedicated contributors to the Life Science community. Ken will be completing his active career at FPBA this autumn. FPBA President Jim Ferguson says “We are grateful for Ken’s leadership to FPBA and his commitment to design and professional service in the architectural community throughout his long career.”
“After 38 years with our Firm, and with the outstanding job Principals Jim Ferguson, Phil Pape and Andy Darragh have each done over the past 5 years to grow our practice and apply the values first championed by our founder, Jim McGraw, it is time for me to step back. I have every confidence Jim, Phil and Andy will continue to expand our areas of practice while ensuring the highest level of professional service to our many long-standing clients,” said Ken Baldwin.
Baldwin has served as President and Principal of FPBA and includes among his many projects the Elephant Odyssey at the San Diego Zoo, campus expansions for Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, the College Rolando Branch Library, the headquarters for the Grossmont Healthcare District as well as numerous commercial projects, research laboratories and biotechnology production facilities. He is a co-founder of the San Diego Chapter of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, plans to continue in his role as a Life Director of Biocom and remain an active advisor to the firm as Principal Emeritus.