Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP, is a 300-person firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff. Over its forty-five-year history, the firm has established an international reputation as a leading design firm with wide experience in residential, commercial, and institutional work. As the firm’s practice has diversified, its geographical scope has widened to include projects in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States. The firm maintains an attention to detail and commitment to design quality which has earned international recognition, numerous awards and citations for design excellence, including National Honor Awards of the American Institute of Architects, and a lengthening list of repeat clients.
Completed projects include the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas; the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts; Ohrstrom Library, St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire; the Disney Feature Animation Building, Burbank, California; the International Quilt Study Center and Museum at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln; the Brooklyn Law School Tower, Brooklyn, New York; the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; the Spangler Campus Center and Baker Library | Bloomberg Center at the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts; Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, and Clinical Wing at Harvard Law School; the Jones Graduate School of Business Management at Rice University, Houston, Texas; the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; the Caruthers Biotechnology Building at the University of Colorado at Boulder; U.S. Courthouses in Beckley, West Virginia, Youngstown, Ohio, and Richmond, Virginia; the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Houston, Texas; the Museum Center at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut; hotels for The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida; Paris; and Tokyo; main library buildings in Nashville, Tennessee; Columbus, Georgia; Lakewood, Ohio; Calabasas, California; and Miami Beach, Jacksonville, and Clearwater, Florida; Fifteen Central Park West, the record-setting residential building on a full city block in New York City; Comcast Center, a 57-story office building in Center City Philadelphia; and other office buildings and corporate headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Washington, DC; Greenwich, Connecticut; Atlanta, Georgia; Mexico City, Mexico; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Marne-la-Vallée, France. The firm served as co-master planner of the new town of Celebration, Florida, and continues to work with the City and State of New York on the implementation of the design guidelines it developed for the revitalization of the theater block of New York City’s 42nd Street.
Currently, the firm has projects underway in twenty-three states as well as in the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Peru, India, Taiwan, Singapore, and China. Other projects include Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University; One Horizon Center, a 650,000-square-foot office tower in Gurgaon, India; 30 Park Place, an 82-story tower in New York City that combines a 185-key five-star Four Seasons hotel with 157 condominium apartments; Correll Hall for the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia; Heart of Lake, a high-rise garden suburb in Xiamen, China; the Immanuel Chapel for Virginia Theological Seminary; and two new residential colleges at Yale University.