Introduction: 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 50 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 90 American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards, and numerous other honors.
Specialties: Adaptive Reuse, Criminal Justice, Design-Build, Educational Facilities, Energy Saving Design, Environmental, Environmentally Conscious Design, Health Care/Medical, Historic Preserv./Restoration, Hotels/Hospitality, Housing (Single Family), Housing (Multi-Unit), Industrial, Institutional Facilities, Lab./Research Facilities, Libraries, Museums/Galleries, Office Buildings/Comml., Public Relations/Mktg., Religious Facilities, Restaurants, Solar Design, Sports/Athletic Facilities, Theater/Entertainment, Transportation, Urban Design,