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Key Architecture Studios in United States of America – Design Practice Info

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American Design Offices – Guide

e-architect have selected the major American architects, with links to individual architecture practice pages. We’ve selected what we feel are the key American Architects. The focus is on contemporary US architects.

Links to American Architect Studio Information – US Design Practices listed alphabetically by surname

Key 21st Century American Architect Studios

Frank Gehry (Los Angeles)

Gwathmey Siegel & Associates (New York)

Steven Holl (Manhattan)

Daniel Libeskind (New York, resident in USA)

Morphosis Architects (Santa Monica)

Eric Owen Moss (Culver City)

I M Pei (Manhattan, resident in USA)

Cesar Pelli (New York)

Peter Eisenman (New York)

Moshe Safdie (Boston + offices in Jerusalem & Toronto)

Robert A.M. Stern Architects (Manhattan)

Additions for the American Architects page welcome – recent US design studios added:

Portman Architects, Atlanta, Georgia

Bing Thom Architects, Vancouver

Caples Jefferson Architects, New York

Key 20th Century American Architect Practices

Marcel Breuer

Gordon Bunschaft – former SOM partner

Bruce Goff

Bruce Graham – former SOM partner

Charles and Ray Eames

Walter Gropius (was resident in USA)

Philip Johnson

John Lautner (was resident in USA)

Walter Netsch – former SOM partner

Richard Neutra (was resident in USA)

Eero Saarinen (was resident in USA)

Rudolf Schindler (was resident in USA)

Mies Van der Rohe (was resident in USA)

Frank Lloyd Wright

21st Century American Architects

Abramson Teiger Architects (Culver City)
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (Chicago)
Alchemy Architects (Saint Paul)
Allied Works / Allied Works Architecture (Portland)
Assemblage Studio (Las Vegas)
Asymptote (New York)
Austin Patterson Disston Architects (Southport, Connecticut + Quogue, Manhattan)

Beyer Blinder Belle (Manhattan + Washington DC)
Billes Architecture (New Orleans)
BNIM Architects (Kansas City, Houston, Los Angeles Des Moines, San Diego)
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (Wilkes-Barre, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco)
Brad Cloepfil (Portland)
Butler Rogers Baskett (New York)

Callison (Seattle + New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, London, Dubai, Mexico City, Bangalore)
CCS Architecture (San Francisco + New York)
COE Architecture International (Los Angeles)
Concordia (New Orleans)
Constructs (Accra, Los Angeles, Washington)
Cook+Fox Architects (Manhattan)
CUH2A (many worldwide offices)

Destefano & Partners (Chicago + Los Angeles)
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (New York)

EskewDumezRipple (New Orleans)

Fentress Architects (Denver + offices in San Jose, Los Angeles, Washington D.C.)
FXFOWLE (Manhattan + Dubai)

Gensler Architects (many worldwide offices)
Glavovic Studio (Florida)
Gluckman Mayner Architects (New York)
Goettsch Partners (Chicago)
GRAFT (Los Angeles)

HOK (many worldwide offices)

ikon.5 Architects (Princeton)
Imrey Culbert (New York)

The Jerde Partnership (Los Angeles)
John C. Williams Architects (New Orleans)

KieranTimberlake Associates (Philadelphia)
KlingStubbins (Philadelphia + Cambridge, Las Vegas, Raleigh, San Francisco, Washington DC)
KPF (New York, many worldwide offices)
Krueck & Sexton (Chicago)
Tom Kundig (Seattle)
Kyu Sung Woo Architects (Cambridge)

Lee Harris Pomeroy Associates (Manhattan)
Leers Weinzapfel Associates (Boston)
Leeser Architecture (New York)
LEO A DALY (nationwide across United States)
Line and Space (Tucson)

MASS Design Group (Boston)
Michael Graves & Associates (Manhattan)
Michael Maltzan Architecture (Los Angeles)
Michielli + Wyetzner Architects (Manhattan)
Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners (Santa Monica)
Morrison Seifert Murphy (Dallas)
MOS Architects (New Haven)
Murphy/Jahn (Chicago)

NBBJ (Seattle, Los Angeles, Columbus, San Francisco + Shanghai, London, Dubai, Beijing)
Neil M. Denari Architects (Los Angeles + New York)

OBRA / OBRA Architects(New York)
Oppenheim Architecture + Design (Miami)

Perkins + Will (nationwide across USA)
Polshek Partnership (New York)
Preston Scott Cohen (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Pugh + Scarpa (Santa Monica + Charlotte, North Carolina)

Randall Stout Architects (Los Angeles)
REX (Manhattan)
Roche Dinkeloo (Hamden, Connecticut)
Rockwell Group
RoTo Architects (Los Angeles)

ShoP Architects (New York)
Skidmore Owings Merrill (Manhattan, many worldwide offices)
Slade Architecture (New York City)
Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architects (Chicago)
Steffian Bradley Architects (Boston, Massachusetts; Enfield, Connecticut)
Studio Gang (Chicago)
Studio Pali Fekete (Culver City)
Studio ST Architects (Manhattan)

Trahan Architects (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
Tod Williams + Billie Tsien Architects (Manhattan)
Touraine Richmond Architects (Venice)

WATG (HQ in California, various architect offices around world)
Weiss/Manfredi (New York)
wHY Architecture (Culver City)
William O’Brien Jr. (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
WXY architecture (New York)

Ziger/Snead (Baltimore)

XTEN Architecture (Los Angeles)

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American Architects featured on this site but not listed in practice section

Machado and Silvetti Associates (Boston)
WORK Architecture Company (New York

Additional American Architecture Studios welcome: please mail images (min. 72 DPI, 900 pixels wide) with text & practice profile to us at the e-mail address below. We are focused on contemporary US architecture practices, especially design studios working on high end architectural projects.

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Background on key Architects based in the United States

Famous architectural designers:

Alvaros Siza – more typically associated with Porto, Portugal
American Teaching Positions include:
University of Pennsylvania
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University – Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor

Daniel Libeskind – with Polish roots
American citizen
US Awards include:
American Academy of Arts & Letters Award for Architecture

Frank Gehry
Raised in Toronto, Canada. Moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1947.
US Awards include:
Gold Medal – American Institute of Architects 1999
Lifetime Achievement Award – Americans for the Arts 2000
Famous American architecture practice : Frank Gehry architect

Richard Meier
Born in Newark, New Jersey in 1934. Graduated in 1957 from Cornell University, USA. Worked for American practice Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill Architects and also Marcel Breuer Architect. American practice started in 1963. Member of the “New York Five”, famous for purist white neo-Corbusian architecture.

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Los Angeles Projects

US Buildings by Typology

American Office Buildings

American Museum Buildings

American School Designs

American Stadium Buildings

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