• Design

    We design buildings that inspire and awe – places of lasting significance that appeal as fully to the imagination as to the spirit and 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 Arnold Swanborn

In the News

CO is excited to share that the University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building was awarded a 2021 AIA California Honor Award!

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The University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building is recognized for design excellence by The Chicago Athenaeum and honored with 2020 American Architecture Award in the Schools and Universities category.

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ENR Southwest awarded The University of Arizona‘s Health Sciences Innovation Building a 2020 Best Project in the Higher Education/Research category! CO and Swaim Associates partnered with Kitchell to deliver this state-of-the-art facility in Tucson, Arizona. 

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GB&D Magazine features the new Cal Poly Pomona Student Services Building, which streamlines student and administrative functions in one easily accessible location while exceeding energy efficiency goals in the hot desert climate.

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CO ranks #297 in Engineering News-Record 2020 Top 500 Design Firms!

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  • Reminder: The @AIALosAngeles Powerful 8 Conference begins this Friday, September 24. Don't miss CO's Jennna Knudsen…

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  • CO's Alex Korter and Fabian Kremkus discuss two main elements when evaluating building materials: context and perfo…

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  • Take a behind-the-scene tour of the Moore Laboratory at CO’s recently completed Anderson Center for Environmental S…

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The University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building, designed by CO and , received a  2020 Design Excellence Award Honorable Mention!

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CO is proud to have three projects nominated for the 2020 Calibre Design Awards. Check out CO’s projects in the Health & Wellness and Work Large categories.

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