Design Philosophy: As a network practice, a highly flexible methodological approach has been developed which incorporates parametric designing and collaborations with leading specialists in other disciplines. Drawing on the knowledge found in related fields facilitates the exploration of comprehensive strategies which combine programmatic requirements, construction and movement studies into an integrated design. With this network approach UNStudio can set-up multidisciplinary teams from early stages onwards in order to create an efficient and integrated working process. This dynamic nature of the practice enables the exploration of new territories and the adaptation to future challenges.
Leadership: Ben van Berkel (co-founder and principal architect), Caroline Bos (co-founder and principal urban planner)
Offices: Amsterdam, Shanghai
Total Employees: 130
Year Established: 1988
Services: Architecture, Consulting, Interior Design, Product Design, Urban Design/Planning
Project Specialty: Cultural, Educational, Industrial, Infrastructure, Mixed-Use, Multifamily, Office, Retail, Single-Family, Transportation, Urban/Master Planning
Awards: AIA National Honor Awards, Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Awards