Studios Architecture

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610 Broadway at Houston Street in the NoHo district of Manhattan, New York City, designed by STUDIOS

STUDIOS Architecture is an international design firm that was founded in 1985 in San Francisco, California. The firm provides architecture, master planning, interior design, environmental graphic design and strategic consulting services on commercial, mixed-use, civic, and institutional projects around the world. They are considered a mid-sized firm with approximately 200 employees overall, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York, Mumbai and Paris.

They are currently designing the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Headquarters renovation project in Washington, D.C., which will seek LEED Platinum Certification and also has a goal to achieve carbon neutral status by 2030. The firm has many other projects that have received or are pending LEED Certification, including the new visitors center at the gateway to SLAC Stanford Linear Accelerator Campus (Platinum), Foundry Square 2 The Orrick Building (Platinum), UC Merced's Social Science and Management Building (Platinum), University of Cincinnati’s CARE/Crawley Building (Gold), 200 Fifth Avenue in New York (Gold), and the New York headquarters offices for the Grey Global Group (Gold).


Projects in the United States[edit]

European and International projects[edit]

STUDIOS was a consultant on the interior design of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[4] STUDIOS also co-designed (with Team 7 International) the interiors of the 1,800-seat symphony and opera performance hall of the Shanghai Grand Theatre, and for the Shanghai Cultural Square, also with Team 7.[5][6]

In 2012, STUDIOS won an international competition to design the 915,000 sf (85 000 m²) Shanghai International Dance Center.

STUDIOS has also designed a number of major corporate campuses,[7] including a new office complex for Marconi Communications in Genoa, Italy with partner, General Planning of Milan as well as the 81,000 square feet (7,500 m2) corporate offices for Cisco Systems in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

The Paris Office has delivered interior design projects in Europe including Google, Bouygues Immobilier headquarters, Estée Lauder, Sanofi headquarters, Pfizer, Loxam, Walt Disney Co., Sephora, LVMH, eBay, Reuters and the Louis Dreyfus Group among others.

STUDIOS Paris is currently working with Frank Gehry on the Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation. The project is to be delivered in 2014.

Awards and honors[edit]

STUDIOS' work has received over 200 awards. In addition to receiving the 2014 Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2002 Firm of the Year award from the AIA California Council, they were also ranked among the top 3 "Most Admired" firms in Interior Design magazine’s 2009 and 2012 annual polls among architecture firms. A selection of awards follows:



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