John Berendzen

President

John joined Fox Architects in 1988 and currently serves as President. John is a past President of the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and serves as a trustee of the AIA St. Louis Scholarship Foundation.   He serves on the Eliot Society, Washington University School of Architecture and is a member of the Sustainability Commission for the City of Webster Groves. John is a registered architect in Missouri and 16 other states.

AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB
Master of Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis
B.S. in Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis
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Selected Work

Saint Louis University asked Fox to adapt its 1920s-era West Pine Gym into a student center for its international student population and programs. This project…

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SLU Center for Global Citizenship

St. Louis, MO

Emerson Regulator Technologies combines cutting edge technology, engineering, and craftsmanship to produce the world’s best pressure regulators and relief valves. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, since…

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Regulator Technologies Headquarters

McKinney, TX

Designed to demonstrate the importance of wildlife nutrition, the Saint Louis Zoo’s Orthwein Animal Nutrition Center provides visibility to zoo visitors regarding the process of…

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St. Louis Zoo, Animal Nutrition Center

St. Louis, MO

This project began as a consolidation of 62 world-wide data centers into 4 strategically-placed facilities. This is a mission critical facility – it cannot lose…

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Emerson Data Center

St. Louis, MO

With a history as missionaries, educators, explorers, and artists, this past differentiates The Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) from other Catholic orders. Due to documentation…

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Jesuit Archives and Research Center

St. Louis, MO

Emerson constructed their current headquarters building in 1971, which included a 281-seat auditorium. Emerson’s management philosophy requires strong, frequent and personal communication with Business and…

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Emerson Auditorium

St. Louis, MO

Emerson’s bucolic suburban campus and distinctive headquarters building provided Fox Architects with unique inspiration for the design of a special use companion structure. The building…

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Emerson Building AA

St. Louis, MO

Emerson’s renovated North Campus Cafeteria has capacity for 275 employees and guests in a variety of seating options, from large tables to lounge seating. Flexible…

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Emerson North Campus Cafeteria

St. Louis, MO

As the world’s largest manufacturer of Food Waste Disposers and Instant Hot Water Systems, InSinkErator faced a unique challenge:  how to innovate like a startup while owning…

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InSinkErator Headquarters

Racine County, WI

Loyola Academy is a Jesuit middle school for boys in grades 6 through 8. The school’s mission is to serve boys with the potential for college…

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Loyola Academy

St. Louis, MO

Mechanical Dynamics and Analysis (MD&A) engaged Fox Architects to perform architectural and engineering services for their High Speed Balancing Facility (HSB). It is a 10,130 SF…

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MD&A High Spin Balance Facility

St. Louis, MO

The Museum of Transportation owes its existence to a local group of railroad enthusiasts whose love of trains and railroad artifacts was boundless. In the…

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National Museum of Transportation

Saint Louis County, MO

Spanning over 20 years, Fox’s relationship with RGA began when they were still part of General American Life. In 2013, RGA decided to construct a…

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RGA Reinsurance Group of America Headquarters

Chesterfield, MO

Fox provided architectural design, interiors, furniture selection, and graphics services for Spartan Light Metal Products’ new die cast manufacturing facility in Mexico, MO. The 133,000-sf…

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Spartan Light Metals, Magnesium Die Cast Facility

Mexico, MO

The Helix is a joint effort between the University of Dayton and Emerson Climate Technologies. What sets The Helix apart from other innovation centers is…

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The Helix Innovation Center

Dayton, OH

White-Rodgers is in the business of making people more comfortable. Their innovations in thermostats, ignition controls, humidifiers and electronic air cleaners dates back to 1937…

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White Rodgers

St. Louis, MO