We have been privileged to work with a variety of financial and development institutions, public and private, outstanding architects, as well as multi-line enterprises.
Architectural and Interior Design Partners
We are privileged to have been able to work with a select number of outstanding architects and designers. These include:
Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects, LLC
Founded in 1968, this New York-based firm has an international reputation for architectural excellence, confirmed by more than 100 design awards, continuing recognition in the professional and general press, and inclusion in exhibitions and histories of contemporary architecture. Gwathmey Siegel & Associates received the American Institute of Architects' highest honor-the Firm Award-for "approaching every project with a fresh eye, a meticulous attention to detail, a keen appreciation for environmental and economic concerns and a strong belief in collaborative effort."
For 72 years, this top-five national architectural firm has nurtured a culture that reveres both invention and customer focus. HKS is based in Dallas yet operates from 28 worldwide offices. Its project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, banks, justice and aviation facilities, religious structures, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, and retail and industrial projects located in 1,069 cities in 46 states, the District of Columbia and 65 foreign countries.
Foster + Partners, Ltd.
Foster + Partners, one of the most innovative architectural practices in the world today led by Founder and Chairman Sir Norman Foster, is based in London with project offices worldwide. Over the past four decades the practice has pioneered a sustainable approach to architecture and ecology through a strikingly wide range of work and has established an international reputation, most notably, with buildings such as the world’s largest airport terminal at Beijing, Swiss Re’s London Headquarters, Hearst Headquarters in New York, Millau Viaduct in France, the German Parliament in the Reichstag, Berlin, The Great Court at London’s British Museum, Headquarters’ for HSBC in Hong Kong and London, and Commerzbank Headquarters in Frankfurt. The practice has received over 550 awards for excellence and won 92 national and international competitions since its inception in 1967.
Peter Silling & Associates, Hotel Interior Design GmbH
Specializing in high-end hotel interior design, Peter Silling & Associates has acquired the reputation of being one of the leading specialists in the design and realization of international luxury hotels. With offices in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Cologne, the firm offers a complete menu of services, from conception to the total interior design of hotels, restaurants and spas. Further, because of the company’s worldwide contacts with furnishings-related manufacturers and workshops, it is able to offer building owners and hotel operators unique designs that employ a rich palette of the finest materials and products.
Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Tadao Ando is one of the most renowned contemporary Japanese architects. Characteristics of his work include large expanses of unadorned architectural concrete walls combined with wooden or stone floors and large windows. Active natural elements, like sun, rain, and wind are a distinctive inclusion to his style. Among many awards he has received are; Gold Medal of Architecture, Academie d'Architecture (French Academy of Architecture) in 1989, The Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1995, Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects in 2002, and Gold Medal of Union Internationale des Architectes in 2005.
Steven Holl Architects
Steven Holl Architects (SHA) is an innovative architecture and urban design office working globally as one office from two locations; New York City and Beijing. It has been internationally-honored with architecture’s most prestigious awards, publications and exhibitions for excellence in design. These include Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Smithsonian Institute’s Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture, the French Grande Medaill d’Or, the prestigious Alvar Aalto Medal, the Arnold W. Brunner Prize in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the New York American Institute of Architects Medal of Honor. Rather than imposing a style upon different sites and climates irrespective of program, the unique character of a program and a site becomes the starting point for the firm’s architectural idea anchoring each work in its specific site and circumstance. Steven Holl is a tenured faculty member at Columbia University where he has taught since 1981.
Jaya International Design
Jaya International Design is a design company based in Jakarta, Indonesia, providing services in architecture, interior design and related products. It was formed in 1993 by Jaya Ibrahim and is now involved in projects around the world including Singapore, Dubai, Milan, Paris, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, as well as China and India. Jaya’s works have been featured in number of magazines including Architectural Digest and Interior Design, and design and architecture books such as Java Style and Tropical Asian House.