FACADES

  • Facades

    We create performance-driven and innovative facade solutions that enhance new and existing building envelopes.
  • Our Work

    Our approach to building enclosures is environmentally responsible, resilient and reflective of culture, climate and place.

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Meet our Leaders

We believe in creating facades that positively impact the building’s occupants, and the surrounding context.

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Alex Korter Arnold Swanborn Raymond Yang
  • We transform building enclosures from static elements to integrated building systems that respond to each project’s unique requirements.

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Facades+ San Francisco  |  Thursday, February 7, 2019

We are excited to announce that Design Principal Arnold Swanborn and COworker Ben Bye will be speaking at Facades+ in San Francisco! Join us for their talk “Reinvention of the Norm: Dynamic Facades that Perform,” where they discuss the shifts in the programs of buildings, transformations in the skins of buildings, and engineering marvels.

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A glazed box revealing floors wrapped in a terracotta screen forms part of this new academic facility, designed for the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Built on the site of a former parking lot, the Health Education Building is located on a prominent corner in the University of Kansas Medical Center campus. It serves as the primary educational facility for the institution’s medical, nursing and allied health programs.

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We are excited to announce that the University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received the 2018 Best of Design – Healthcare Award from the Architect’s Newspaper.

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We are excited to announce that the University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received a 2018 Honor Award from the AIA Western Mountain Region.

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Facades+  |  Thursday, October 25, 2018

Don’t miss Associate Principal Alex Korter presenting at the Symposium.

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We are thrilled to announce that the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received an Honor Award from the AIA California Council.

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