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Studio 431

Design Partners

Brad Ascalon

Brad Ascalon

Project: Time Square >>

Brad Ascalon’s eponymous award-winning studio was founded in 2006. The multidisciplinary designer specializes in furniture for the contract, hospitality and residential markets, as well as lighting, packaging, and other consumer products. With a reductive approach to his craft, Ascalon believes in design that is uncomplicated, rational and manages to find the perfect balance of form, function and concept.

Time Square Alliance

Time Square Alliance

Project: Time Square >>

The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square - cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that have made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century.

James Corner Field Operations

James Corner Field Operations

Project: Greenwich Plaza >>

James Corner Field Operations is a leading-edge urban design, landscape architecture and public realm practice based in New York City. The practice is renowned for strong contemporary design across a variety of high-profile project types and scales, from large urban districts and complex post-industrial sites, to small well-crafted, detail design projects.

Michael Graves Arctitecture & Design

Michael Graves Architecture & Design

Project: US Open >>

Utilizing a holistic perspective, Michael Graves Architecture & Design focuses on how people live, work and play to create enduring, deeply human design solutions. Offering architecture, planning, interior design, furniture, product design, graphic design, research and strategy consulting services, the firm is recognized as one of the leading design firms in the world.

Ignacio Ciocchini

Ignacio Ciocchini

Project: Bryant Park, Rosslyn Streetscape >>

Ignacio Ciocchini is an industrial designer and a pioneer of the Business Improvement District (BID) movement. In these public/private partnerships, Ciocchini has worked with local building owners, businesses, and city agencies as he directs the design of architectural, landscape, environmental, and graphic design projects aimed at neighborhood revitalization and economic development.

PORT

PORT

Project: Lakeview Low-Line >>

PORT is a leading-edge design consultancy whose work focuses on the analysis, visioning, design and implementation of new forms of collective space and public realm, ranging in scale from plazas, parks and public waterfronts, to institutional framework plans and regional planning strategies. The practice synthesizes professional expertise in urban design, landscape architecture, architecture, ecology and urban planning.

Mikyoung Kim Design

Mikyoung Kim Design

Project: Booth Arts Plaza >>

Over the past two decades, Mikyoung Kim Design has crafted an exceptional body of award-winning work that redefines the discipline of landscape architecture, inhabiting the intersection of art and science. From the art of ecology and restorative landscapes, their designs are a richly layered tapestry that address the most pressing environmental and health-related challenges, while creating artful and immersive experiences.

Ground Reconsidered

Ground Reconsidered

Project: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia >>

Ground Reconsidered is a landscape architecture studio dedicated to realizing engaging, beautiful and memorable places. The firm has successfully designed and executed projects that range in scope from comprehensive master plans to the creation of intimate landscapes and the detail design of site elements.

GGN Ltd.

GGN Ltd.

Project: National Museum of African American History & Culture >>

GGN is a landscape architecture firm based in Seattle. GGN was founded in 1999 by Jennifer Guthrie, Shannon Nichol, and Kathryn Gustafson. Our firm’s 45 employees have backgrounds in landscape design, architecture, art, engineering, and ecology. GGN offers extensive experience in designing high-use landscapes in complex, urban contexts.

Olin

Olin

Project: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center >>

Olin creates distinguished landscapes and urban designs worldwide. Their appreciation of the urban environment is paramount. They love cities and celebrate their complexities, contradictions, and constraints. Olin’s work is predicated upon social engagement, craft, detail, materiality, and timelessness with a deep appreciation of the urban environment.

Clanton & Associates

Clanton & Associates

Project: 16th Street Mall >>

Clanton & Associates designs beautiful visual environments, integrating daylight and electric light to enhance spaces and support visual needs. They design light for indoor and outdoor environments with a strong commitment to environmental stewardship. They persistently explore and evaluate new technologies that support design excellence by improving visibility while reducing energy use and environmental impacts.

Stross

Stross

Project: University of Michigan Gerstacker Grove >>

Stoss is a cutting-edge design firm that believes in the productive role of landscape in the making and re-making of cities and social spaces. They specialize in urban and landscape revitalization. They design public spaces, cities, and landscapes to respond and adapt to changes in climate, demographics, and economies.

Mayer Reed

Mayer Reed

Project: TriMet >>

Mayer/Reed, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary Portland, Oregon based design studio providing urban design, landscape architecture, product design and graphic design services for the environments in which people live, learn, work and play. Their studio’s work in creating places for human activity explores the social, cultural, ecological and historic contexts that shape these environments.

Ken Smith

Ken Smith

Project: Brooklyn Academy of Music >>

Ken Smith is one of the best-known of a generation of landscape architects equally at home in the worlds of art, architecture, and urbanism. Trained in both design and the fine arts, he explores the relationship between art, contemporary culture, and landscape. His practice, Ken Smith Workshop, was established in 1992 and is based in New York City. He is committed to creating landscapes, especially parks and other public spaces, as a way of improving the quality of urban life.

Michael Van Valkenburgh

Michael Van Valkenburgh

Project: Brooklyn Bridge Park >>

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates are inspired by the power of landscape architecture to deliver beauty in its many forms: rational, lyrical, and exuberant. MVVA believes that landscape plays a critical role in shaping a positive experience of place—both found and designed—and that a strong sense of place helps enhance everyday experience, healthy communities, and quality of life, which are at the heart of a livable city.

IBI Group

IBI Group

Project: Cornell University >>

IBI Group is a global team of industry leading architects, engineers, planners, designers, and technology professionals united by a common desire: to create livable, sustainable, technologically advanced urban environments. They are a technology-driven design firm.

AECOM

AECOM

Project: Intuit Campus >>

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities, and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. They connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, AECOM designs, builds, finances, operates, and manages projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect the environment, and improve people’s lives.

SHoP

SHoP

Project: Barclay’s Center >>

SHoP is a Manhattan-based firm offering architecture, interior design and planning services. Founded by five principals in 1996, it is now an office of over one hundred and seventy with a sister firm, SC | SHoP Construction that provides construction management, BIM/VDC and building envelope consulting.

Landor

Landor

Project: Central Park >>

A global leader in brand consulting and design, Landor helps clients create agile brands that thrive in today’s dynamic, disruptive marketplace. Our work enables top brands—from Barclays to BMW and Tide to Taj—to stand for something while never standing still. Landor’s branding services include insights and analytics, strategy and positioning, brand architecture, innovation, identity, prototyping, naming and verbal identity, packaging, adaptation and implementation, environments and experiences, and new and interactive media.

TriMet

TriMet

Project: TriMet >>

TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services in the Portland, Oregon, metro area. We connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and reducing air pollution — making the Portland area a better place to live.