Cooper, Robertson & Partners

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Cooper, Robertson & Partners[1][2] is an international architecture and urban design firm headquartered in New York City.

History[edit]

Founded originally as Alexander Cooper and Associates by Alex Cooper in 1979, the firm has designed a number of significant planned communities, urban infill, and transit-oriented developments, including Battery Park City in New York and the new communities of Celebration, Florida,[3][4] Watercolor, Florida and Val d'Europe[5] outside Paris, France. Also known for architecture, open space design, and university campus planning, the firm's work includes a plan for the expansion of Harvard University's campus[6][7] into Allston, Massachusetts, MOMA QNS,[8][9] (the Museum of Modern Art's temporary home in Queens, New York), the New Albany Country Club in New Albany, Ohio outside Columbus, the new Columbia University School of Social Work building[10] in Upper Manhattan, the Visitor Center at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia, the Framework for Campus Planning for Yale University,[11] Zuccotti Park (a one block park adjacent to the World Trade Center site on Liberty Street in Lower Manhattan), and numerous houses, many of which are in the Hamptons on the East End of Long Island and in the Caribbean.

Alex Cooper and Jaquelin T. Robertson attended Yale College and Yale School of Architecture during the same period and also worked together in the New York City Department of City Planning. When Robertson joined the firm in 1988, the firm changed its name to Cooper, Robertson & Partners.

Awards & Distinctions[edit]

Golf Clubhouse at Celebration, Florida

The following is an incomplete list:

Projects[edit]

The following is an incomplete list:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cooper, Alexander (February 13, 2005). "An Icon of Urbanism, The New York Times, February 13, 2005". New York Times. New York City; West Side (NYC). Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ AIA Firm Profile[dead link]
  3. ^ ""At Celebration, Some Reasons to Celebrate" by Lyn Riddle, The New York Times, March 7, 1999". The New York Times. March 7, 1999. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ ""When You Wish Upon A House" by Carol Lawson, The New York Times, November 16, 1995". The New York Times. November 16, 1995. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Val d'Europe, LEED ND: Comment on the draft rating system for green urbanism, Congress for New Urbanism". Cnu.org. October 24, 2006. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ Harvard News Office. ""Harvard selects design firm for Allston," Harvard Gazette, June 10, 2004". News.harvard.edu. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ ""Cooper Robertson & Partners Interim Report," Harvard's Allston Initiative". Allston.harvard.edu. September 19, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  8. ^ "MoMA QNS, Architectural Record, 8/2002". Archrecord.construction.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  9. ^ ""Queens, the New Modern Mecca" by Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times, June 28, 2002". The New York Times. June 28, 2002. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  10. ^ ""Residential Real Estate; Residence Hall and Academic Center for Columbia" by Nadine Brozan, The New York Times, February 8, 2002". The New York Times. February 8, 2002. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Yale University A Framework for Campus Planning" (PDF). Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  12. ^ "The Seaside Prize Ceremony". Seaside Institute. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  13. ^ "AD 100: Jaquelin T. Robertson: AD 100 Designers". architecturaldigest.com. August 1, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  14. ^ "UVa School of Architecture | Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture". Arch.virginia.edu. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  15. ^ http://architecture.nd.edu/news_and_events/driehaus07.shtml[dead link]
  16. ^ http://archrecord.construction.com/features/aiaAwards/08urbandesign/1.asp
  17. ^ a b "Architectural Record | BW/AR Awards 2004 | MoMA QNS". Archrecord.construction.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  18. ^ "DESIGN REVIEW; Downtown Lighting With Hints Of Jazz – New York Times". The New York Times. July 24, 2003. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  19. ^ "PERSPECTIVES; Housing and Stores for a Site Off Union Square – New York Times". The New York Times. January 23, 1994. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  20. ^ "POSTINGS: A.I.A. Awards Symposium; A Peek at the Peak of Design – New York Times". The New York Times. September 21, 1997. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  21. ^ "ARCHITECTURE VIEW; On the Hudson, Launching Minds Instead of Ships – New York Times". The New York Times. June 6, 1993. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Enlightenment On the Harbor, The New York Times, 11/7/1993 4A/18". The New York Times. November 7, 1993. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  23. ^ Dunlap, David W. (February 23, 2005). "Cramped Fordham Plans to Expand at Lincoln Center, Mostly Skyward". New York Times. New York City. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  24. ^ "Far West Side: a Vision of the Far Future – New York Times". The New York Times. March 30, 2003. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  25. ^ Cooper, Alexander (February 13, 2005). "An Icon of Urbanism - Op-Ed". New York Times. New York City; West Side (NYC). Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  26. ^ Newman, Morris (September 23, 2001). "Linking Disney to Other Anaheim Sites". The New York Times. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Cooper, Robertson & Partners: Cities to Gardens. The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-86470-167-6

External links[edit]