studioMDA is a multidisciplinary architecture and design firm, based in New York and founded in 2002 by Markus Dochantschi with the mission of challenging the boundaries of design.
studioMDA has worked extensively across the United States and internationally in countries such as Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Ireland, Germany, Peru, Chile, Cambodia, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Malawi. The firm’s work includes a wide range of typologies, including both high-end and affordable residential, cultural, commercial, institutional, mixed-use, and architectural design competitions. studioMDA has won numerous awards and has been published widely. The firm has emerged as an authority on cultural buildings and has worked extensively with renowned art collectors, artists and gallerists to design more than a dozen art galleries and countless art booths and exhibitions, including three galleries for Paul Kasmin Gallery (New York), Bortolami Gallery (New York), Anton Kern Gallery (New York), Lisson Gallery (New York), Dirimart Gallery (Istanbul), Carpenters Workshop Gallery (New York), Richard Taittinger Gallery (New York), Nahmad Contemporary (New York), 303 Gallery (New York), Collectorspace (Istanbul) and David Nolan Gallery (New York).
Currently, the office is expanding its portfolio with the new headquarters for Phillips Auction House in Midtown, the Luhring Augustine Gallery in Tribeca and a Private Museum in Thailand.