2014 Council AwardsCategory
CO Architects – Firm Award .
CO Architects, CO Architects, based in Los Angeles, received the 2014 Firm Award. The reviewing committee was impressed with the body of work as well as the firm culture. With their beginnings in healthcare design, CO Architects continue to innovate in that arena, while adding educational, laboratory and cultural specialties. Their early adoption of technology is a direct result Jack MacAllister, FAIA, who founded the firm as the Los Angeles Office of Anshen & Allen. The firm uses “technology as an equalizer,” as stated in their presentation to the Board. But the variety of categories within their portfolio expresses a diverse practice—which is team-based and well-rounded, often incorporating engineers and other collaborators.