Morphosis Architects

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Locations & Contacts

  • 3440 Wesley Street
    Culver City, California 90232
  • 153 West 27th Street
    Suite 1200

    New York , New York 10001
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(424) 258-6200

2013 AIA GOLD MEDAL: Los Angeles–based designer Thom Mayne founded his firm, Morphosis, along with the experimental architecture school Sci-Arc. He's known for provocative works that investigate new materials while pushing the limits of form and structure.

Firm Description


Founded in 1972, Morphosis is an interdisciplinary practice involved in rigorous design and research that yields innovative, iconic buildings and urban environments. With founder Thom Mayne serving as design director, the firm today consists of a group of more than 60 professionals, who remain committed to the practice of architecture as a collaborative enterprise. With projects worldwide, the firm’s work ranges in scale from residential, institutional, and civic buildings to large urban planning projects. Named after the Greek term,morphosis, meaning to form or be in formation, Morphosis is a dynamic and evolving practice that responds to the shifting and advancing social, cultural, political and technological conditions of modern life. Over the past 30 years, Morphosis has received 25 Progressive Architecture awards, over 100 American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards, and numerous other honors.


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