Soo Valley Timber Home in the mountains
Soo Valley Timber Home interior
Soo Valley, British Columbia

Designing a better, more beautiful world since 1935.

Yan Krymsky and the Process of Placemaking

This month, our Designer Spotlight series highlights the work of Yan Krymsky, Design Director of our Los Angeles studio. The first-generation designer shares his Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (J.E.D.I)-motivated process, and offers a glimpse into the storytelling behind some of his studio’s most moving projects, from creative social housing initiatives to parks and public spaces.

Harbor Navigation Center
Los Angeles, California
2020 Awards Recap: Global Recognition for Our Design Excellence

This year, many of our built and unbuilt projects were acknowledged for design excellence across practice areas that enrich our communities and the environment.

Check out the projects that have received recognition from across the globe.

Every Successful Innovation Community is a Hub of Activity

We know how to design a booming innovation ecosystem. Hear from several of our Higher Education, Urban Design, and Science and Technology leaders about what it means to effectively design for innovation communities.

COVID Insights

As the pandemic continues to shape the future of our built environments, we’re exploring how design can respond to these changes. From the future of workplace, to creating safer schools, our colleagues across the firm are sharing their insights and potential design solutions.

First Year Student Village, Unbuilt Institutional Category Jury Winner
Three Projects Win 2020 Architizer A+Awards

The projects took home awards for institutional work, use of light, and coworking spaces.

Learn more about each of them here. 

As designers, we have an important responsibility to enhance people's lives.
Combating Racism: Our Pledge to the Black Design Community
Destination Crenshaw
Los Angeles, California
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