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    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

As we strive to enhance our work and enable the exploration of novel design solutions, the challenges presented by different projects can sometimes extend beyond the core capabilities of our authoring tools. Here is a look at some of the ways we are exploring a do-it-yourself approach to digital tool development.

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CO’s Health Education Building for KUMC is “the poster child for the future of health-care education,” according to Architectural Digest.

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The Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building for the University of Arizona is the recipient of an American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

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The recycled copper cladding of the Health Sciences Education Building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus blends into the Southwestern landscape and acts as an innovative ‘sunscreen’ to mitigate extreme temperatures. Learn more about CO’s facade design strategies in Architizer’s latest feature.

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We are excited to announce that the Shriner’s for Children Medical Center and the University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received 2018 LA Architectural Awards from the Los Angeles Business Council.

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As designers we are constantly searching for inspiration to motivate our projects. Learn how CO Architects used a building’s historical characteristics as influence for modern details in this journal entry from Rachel Jordan.

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University of Arizona’s Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building was recognized by AZRE magazine at its annual Real Estate & Development (RED) Awards. The RED Awards highlight impressive projects completed in the last year, as well as the companies and people that make each project possible.

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