• Stephen Luoni
Project: Porchscapes
Firm: University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Fayetteville, Ark.
Year: Founded 1995 Founder University of Arkansas
Number of Employees: 5
Primary Areas of Practice: Community design and urban planning
    Stephen Luoni Project: Porchscapes Firm: University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Fayetteville, Ark. Year: Founded 1995 Founder University of Arkansas Number of Employees: 5 Primary Areas of Practice: Community design and urban planning

  • Stan Field, Jess Field
Projects: The Ubuntu Center; Bodega Bauer Winery and Vineyard Estate
Firm: Field Architecture, Palo Alto, Calif.
Year Founded: 2006
Founders: Stan Field and Jess Field
Number of Employees: 6
Factoid: Field Architecture replaced Stan Field Associates, which had been practicing since 1993.
    Stan Field, Jess Field Projects: The Ubuntu Center; Bodega Bauer Winery and Vineyard Estate Firm: Field Architecture, Palo Alto, Calif. Year Founded: 2006 Founders: Stan Field and Jess Field Number of Employees: 6 Factoid: Field Architecture replaced Stan Field Associates, which had been practicing since 1993.

  • Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample
Project: Drive-in and ParkFirm: MOS, New Haven, Conn.
Year Founded: 2003
Founders: Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample
Number of Employee: 4
Factoid: Meredith and Sample teach at Harvard and Yale while maintaining their practice.
    Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample Project: Drive-in and ParkFirm: MOS, New Haven, Conn. Year Founded: 2003 Founders: Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample Number of Employee: 4 Factoid: Meredith and Sample teach at Harvard and Yale while maintaining their practice.


  • Stan Allen; Carlos Arnaiz
Project: Taipei Waterfront
Firm: Stan Allen Architect, Brooklyn, N.Y.Year 
Founded: 1996
Founder: Stan Allen
Number of Employees: 6
Factoid: Allen is the dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University.
    Stan Allen; Carlos Arnaiz Project: Taipei Waterfront Firm: Stan Allen Architect, Brooklyn, N.Y.Year Founded: 1996 Founder: Stan Allen Number of Employees: 6 Factoid: Allen is the dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University.

  • Russ Naylor, Heddie Chu; Andrew Volckens
Project: Nest HouseFirm: Naylor  Chu Architects, San Francisco
Year Founded: 2001
Founders: Russ Naylor and Heddie ChuNumber of Employees: 14
Primary Areas of Practice: Multifamily residential, prefabricated housing, commercial , mixed-use developments, products, graphic design, interior design
    Russ Naylor, Heddie Chu; Andrew Volckens Project: Nest HouseFirm: Naylor & Chu Architects, San Francisco Year Founded: 2001 Founders: Russ Naylor and Heddie ChuNumber of Employees: 14 Primary Areas of Practice: Multifamily residential, prefabricated housing, commercial , mixed-use developments, products, graphic design, interior design

  • Charles Renfro, Ricardo Scofidio, Liz Diller
Project: Alice Tully Hall
Firm: Diller Sco. dio + Renfro, New YorkYear 
Founded: 1979
Founders: Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio; Charles Renfro became a partner in 2004
Number of Employees: 50Primary Areas of Practice: Art, commercial, cultural, educational, landscape, master planning, media/technology, objects, performance, residential
    Charles Renfro, Ricardo Scofidio, Liz Diller Project: Alice Tully Hall Firm: Diller Sco. dio + Renfro, New YorkYear Founded: 1979 Founders: Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio; Charles Renfro became a partner in 2004 Number of Employees: 50Primary Areas of Practice: Art, commercial, cultural, educational, landscape, master planning, media/technology, objects, performance, residential


  • Sylvia Smith
Project: Alice Tully Hall
Firm: FXFowle Architects, New YorkYear Founded: 1979Co-Founder: Bruce FowleNumber of Employees: 200Factoid: FXFowle Architects began as Fox  Fowle Architects and changed its corporate identity in 2005, following the departure of co-founder Robert Fox.
    Sylvia Smith Project: Alice Tully Hall Firm: FXFowle Architects, New YorkYear Founded: 1979Co-Founder: Bruce FowleNumber of Employees: 200Factoid: FXFowle Architects began as Fox & Fowle Architects and changed its corporate identity in 2005, following the departure of co-founder Robert Fox.

  • James Vira; Jason Cadorette
Project: Rapidly Deployable Inflatable Container disaster housing
Firm: Viraline, New YorkYear 
Founded 2003
Founder: James Vira
Number of Employees: 2
Primary Areas of Practice: Institutional, residential
    James Vira; Jason Cadorette Project: Rapidly Deployable Inflatable Container disaster housing Firm: Viraline, New YorkYear Founded 2003 Founder: James Vira Number of Employees: 2 Primary Areas of Practice: Institutional, residential

  • Stephen Apking
Project: Inland Steel Building Restoration
Firm: Skidmore, Owings  Merrill, New YorkYear Founded: 1936
Founders: Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings
Number of Employees: 1,300
Primary Areas of Practice: Commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, engineering, urban design
    Stephen Apking Project: Inland Steel Building Restoration Firm: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New YorkYear Founded: 1936 Founders: Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings Number of Employees: 1,300 Primary Areas of Practice: Commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, engineering, urban design


  • Monica Ponce de Leon, Nader Tehrani
Project: Thunder Stadium
Firm: Office dA, Boston
Year Founded: 1991
Founders: Nader Tehrani, Monica Ponce de Leon
Number of Employees: 18
Primary Areas of Practice: Residential, institutional, commercial, urban design
    Monica Ponce de Leon, Nader Tehrani Project: Thunder Stadium Firm: Office dA, Boston Year Founded: 1991 Founders: Nader Tehrani, Monica Ponce de Leon Number of Employees: 18 Primary Areas of Practice: Residential, institutional, commercial, urban design

56th Annual P/A Awards