• Facades

    We create innovative facades that reimagine existing building envelopes and advance the form and function of new construction. While considering appearance and context, the firm designs facades with leading-edge technologies that play a crucial role in building performance and operational cost-effectiveness.
  • 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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Midcentury Modern Meets Contemporary Performance | Facades+ | November 11-12, 2021

CO Associate Principal Phillip White presents “Midcentury Modern Meets Contemporary Performance” at Facades+ LA on November 11 from 4:15 – 5:15 pm.

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CO is thrilled to announce the University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building has been recognized by an AIA|LA Merit Award for the education category.

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CO is excited to announce that the UCLA Pritzker Hall Modernization earned the Preservation Award at the Los Angeles Business Council’s Annual Architectural Awards!

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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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  • COworkers Ash Gharib and Joe Chase share their experiences helping high school students find passion for design dur… https://t.co/wC7iOSu33U

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  • #RenderingToReality The lobby at @KansasCityU's Center for Medical Education Innovation doubles as a campus forum w… https://t.co/TglU448gvi

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  • Meet Principal Tom Chessum, who has been with CO since its founding in 1986. Learn about how the design process ins… https://t.co/Gpa4SKSi3f

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Discover the tactile, terracotta facade and state-of-the-art academic spaces at The University of Arizona’s Health Sciences Innovation Building via Metropolis Magazine.

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Environmental stewardship and sustainability are inextricably interwoven into CO’s design process as we seek to create buildings that will stand the test of time. We are thrilled our efforts have landed us at #27 in the ENR 2020 Top 100 Green Buildings Design Firms!

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