Introducing the new Science II Building at California State University, Sacramento. This five-story, 95,000-SF facility, located on the banks of the American River, will house state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories for biology and chemistry, learning studios, a planetarium, and an observatory.

The SSPI project at Caltech is a highly successful example of how a WWII-era building, which had supported Cold-War engineering research, was adapted to the needs of modern interdisciplinary research, merging satellite technology and sustainable energy systems.

As part of CO’s Balcony Hour series, CO Presents, the office hosted Alvin Huang, founder of Synthesis Design + Architecture and Assistant Professor at the USC School of Architecture to present and share his work.  

San Diego Medical Center is Kaiser Permanente’s next iteration of its Template Hospital strategy, designed over the past two decades to improve wellness, patient safety, operational efficiency, sustainability, and energy efficiency with interiors that are highly sensitive to the emotional and physical needs of both patients and personnel.

Basics, an innovative solar analysis program developed by CO for Microsoft Hololens, uses both digital and physical data to generate mixed reality solar projections in the architectural design process.


CO Architects’ submission for the University of Miami Student Housing Master Plan, Phase 1, was one of the winners of The Architect’s Newspaper 2016 Best of Design Awards. Our submission for the design competition posits an alluring architectural outlook for the future of student housing, transforming preconceived notions of dormitory life on a major university campus.

Read more at The Architect’s Newspaper.

CO Architects is excited to be included in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of MARK magazine. TheAdministration Replacement Building at Cal Poly Pomona is underway, and expected completion is in 2018.