DESIGN

  • Design

    We design buildings that enrich people’s lives—places of lasting significance that appeal as fully to the spirit as to the intellect.

Meet our Leaders

We seek to rise above the exigencies of the program and budget to make memorable places that build community and celebrate the experience of being in a particular place at a particular time.

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Fabian Kremkus L. Paul Zajfen Arnold Swanborn

In the News

The latest issue of Contract Magazine features an article on the Virtual Operating Room Experience (VORE) app developed by CO. Learn how the app facilitates early decision making, leading to efficient and highly optimized operating rooms.

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The Student Services Building at Cal Poly Pomona recently received two awards from the AIA|LA and was recognized as a finalist in the World Architecture News 2019 WAN Awards.

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The Student Services Building at Cal Poly Pomona received an Architecture MasterPrize Award in Architectural Design / Educational Buildings.

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We are honored that the University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building designed by CO with Associate Architect, Helix Architecture + Design, has received an American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum.

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Engineering News-Record California just announced its 2019 Regional Best Projects winners! Two CO projects received an Award of Merit in the Higher Education/Research category: UC San Diego Tata Hall for the Sciences and Cal Poly Pomona Student Services Building.

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  • RT @sacstate: Sac State's newest landmark, the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex, opened for the 2019-20 academic year. Learn how this st…

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  • CO develops custom computational tools that capture data to inform our design work. This sun path tool visualizes s… https://t.co/SaGTpiTdSJ

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  • RT @SaveASample: "CO Architects is excited to donate our samples to help reduce the landfill as well as provide materials for art programs.…

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Smart Design for Shared Spaces: Interiors+Sources Magazine reveals 5 Tips to Create Shared Spaces People Will Use. Check out the article to find out CO Principal James Simeo‘s tips to switch up seating.

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“They essentially said, ‘Let’s build a space that has never been designed before to test things that have never been built before.’

CO Principal and Science & Technology Director, Andrew Labov, describes the design process for CAST at Caltech in Tradeline’s article — Designing Academic Research Facilities for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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