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post updated Jan 26, 2021

Studio Rick Joy News

Tucson-based Architect Studio Rick Joy to deliver Frank Welch Memorial Lecture

Rick Joy is the founder of Rick Joy Architects, aka Studio Rick Joy, an award-winning architecture, interiors, and planning firm based in Tucson, Arizona.

Amangiri Resort & Spa, Kane County, Utah, USA:
Amangiri Resort & Spa, Kane County, Utah

All images courtesy Studio Rick Joy unless stated otherwise

Studio Rick Joy has been recognized for an exquisitely sensitive and thoughtful approach to site, observation, process, landscape, and building. The studio’s work has encompassed intimate single-family homes and large-scale master plans, and has included residential commissions in Miami, New York City, San Francisco, Tucson, Costa Rica, and Turks and Caicos, as well as lifestyle-based projects in Nayarit, Mexico City, and Austin. Recently, the studio brought new life to Princeton University with the recently completed Transit Hall and Market.

400 Rubio Avenue, Tucson, Arizona, USA:
400 Rubio Avenue, Tucson

The studio’s work has been widely published, appearing in CerealArchitectural RecordA+UGA HousesArchitectural DigestTravel + Leisure, the New York Times, and Vogue. Joy has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Rice, M.I.T., and the University of Arizona.

Amangiri Resort & Spa, Kane County, Utah, USA:
Amangiri Resort & Spa Utah building USA

He is the founder of the Immersion Vermont Masterclass, a weeklong immersive program for midcareer architects, and the cofounder, with Claudia Kappl, of CLL Concept Lighting Lab, which provides lighting for all Studio Rick Joy projects as well as for independent commissions.

Desert Nomad House, Tucson, AZ, USA:
Desert Nomad House, Tucson, AZ
photo : Jeff Goldberg-ESTO

Joy has lectured and exhibited around the world and is professionally affiliated with the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA); the American Academy of Arts and Letters; Civitas Sonoran; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, advisory board; the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art advisory board; CRATerre; and the Ghost Lab Advisory Board. He is the recipient of the 2002 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Architecture and the 2004 National Design Award from the Smithsonian Institute/Cooper-Hewitt Museum, and is a fellow of the AIA and Royal Institute of British Architects.

Princeton Transit Hall & Market, Princeton, NJ, USA:
Princeton Transit Hall & Market, Princeton, NJ, USA

Princeton Transit Hall & Market Princeton building
photo : Jeff Goldberg-ESTO

Rick was born and raised in Maine.

Architect Rick Joy:
Architect Rick Joy
photo courtesy of architects

Studio Rick Joy

Since 1993, Rick Joy has led a cooperative practice engaged in architecture, planning, and interiors around the globe.

Le Cabanon Turks & Caicos Islands:
Le Cabanon Turks & Caicos Islands
photo : Joe Fletcher

The core values that drive the work of the firm arise from a studio environment in which creativity and discovery thrive alongside expertise and experience. The built work of the studio is the result of the talent and energy of a diverse team and reflects concepts that arise from a practice of comprehensive observation and generosity of approach.

Tubac House, Tubac, AZ, USA:
Tubac House, Tubac, AZ
photo courtesy of architects

Exactitude, details that support ideas, and a respect for the origins of craft, give rise to design and materials that pay respect to one another and to the culture of a place. By being sensitive toward the world and cherishing each site’s spirit, the studio produces architecture that lives well in its surroundings and that becomes a stage for daily life.

Tucson Mountain House, Tucson, AZ, USA:
Tucson Mountain House, Tucson, AZ
photo : Bill Timmerman

Location: 400 S Rubio Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA

Tucson Architects Practice Information

Architect studio based in Tucson, Arizona, USA

Address: 400 S Rubio Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA
Phone: +1 520-624-1442

Desert Nomad House, Tucson, AZ, USA:
Desert Nomad House, Tucson, AZ
photo : Jeff Goldberg-ESTO

American Architecture Studio

American Architecture

Arizona Buildings

Arizona Building Designs – Selection

Arabian Library, Scottsdale
Design: richärd+bauer
Arabian Library Building
image : Bill Timmerman
Arizona Library

Courtyard Residence, Phoenix
Design: blank studio, architects
Phoenix Residence
image : blank studio, Inc.
Arizona Residence

Ellsworth Residence – desert residence
Design: Michael P. Johnson Design Studios
Cave Creek house
image : Bill Timmerman
Arizona house

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