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, SERA Architects, and Los Angeles artist Pae White received the 2016 CODAward in Education for their collaboration on White’s site-specific installation art piece Fauxcilitator in the CO/SERA designed Collaborative Life Sciences Building & Skourtes Tower. The CLSB is part of an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional campus located on the South Waterfront in Portland, OR.

Read more at Interior Design.

California State University Channel Islands’ Sierra Hall received the 2016 Best Higher Education/Research Project for Southern California from Engineering News-Record. This flexible, new undergraduate science building is organized around an elevated rooftop courtyard, and contains interdisciplinary damp labs that can interchangeably accommodate geology, earth sciences, archaeology and anthropology, supporting growth in any one discipline, or emergent disciplines.

Engineering News-Record

CO Architects’ design for the new Life Sciences Building at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, CA, was recently recognized with a 2016 Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Merit Award by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), in association with the American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (AIA-CAE).


CO Architects’ design for the South County Justice Center in Porterville, CA and the Collaborative Life Sciences Building in Portland, OR (SERA Architects was the Executive Architect) receives American Architecture Awards.

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

The American Institute of Architects has selected CO Architects Health Sciences Education Building for this year’s CAE Education Facility Design Awards. The program honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve as an example of a superb place in which to learn, furthering the client’s mission, goals and educational program while demonstrating excellence in architectural design.

The American Institute of Architects

Collaborative Life Sciences Building & Skourtes Tower receives 2015 AIA TAP Innovation Award: Delivery Process Excellence Honorable Mention.

American Institute of Architects