With SoFi Stadium now completed, development continues on the surrounding Hollywood Park mixed-use project that will include retail, office space, movie theater, restaurants, gym, hotel and multifamily housing.
Architectural firms appear to be adjusting well to the coronavirus, reporting a 4% increase in OC billings, according to the annual Business Journal ranking. This finding rings true for AO, who retained its top spot among the largest firms in Orange County for the second year in a row.
AO Principal, Bruce Greenfield was featured on California Lodging Investment Conference [CLIC] Podcast today where he spoke on current trends, COVID-19 and its effects on the hospitality sector as well as new hotel openings and more. Click the link below to listen to this informative podcast you wont want to miss!
AO has acquired Silicon Valley-based science and technology architecture firm WHL Architects, forming AO Science + Technology. The Sunnyvale-based science and technology design firm was founded in 1987 by Douglas White, AIA, NCARB, who joins AO as principal, spearheading AO Science + Technology studio alongside AO Partner Rob Budetti.
Experience, flexibility, and placemaking remain the key drivers to successful retail centers of the future according to AO retail experts, Rob Budetti and Ken Smith. Check out the latest issue of Shopping Center Business to read how designers are working with retail owners to create properties that will draw consumers while making them feel safe and secure.
By Jena Tesse Fox and Chuck Dobrosielski | Hotel Management
Modular design has gone from niche to standard within the design and construction sectors of hospitality. AO Principal Henry Wong details how hoteliers can think differently to reap the benefits of this quicker and (relatively) cheaper method of construction.
In this edition of AOpen we will share AO’s top four strategies for delivering efficient industrial spaces, and how our expert team of industrial and mixed-use designers can help property owners maximize industrial developments through thoughtful design and planning.
E-commerce has exploded in the last decade, driving strong demand for industrial development to keep pace with the growing market. The unexpected event of COVID-19 worldwide has only expedited this ongoing cultural shift to e-commerce…
We are excited to announce the completion of the lifestyle and entertainment portions of The Vineyards at Porter Ranch. AO is looking forward to submit this project to the Gold Nugget Awards next week!
Dive deeper into modular construction and how this industry is saving developers both time and money. AO Principal, Henry Wong weighs in on modular construction in the hospitality sector and offers advice on how to reap the benefits.
For this edition of AOpen, we rounded up our in-house Modular Studio experts and a leading modular construction innovator, Fulcrum, to come up with our top ten reasons for why now is the time for developers and cities to consider modular.
In this edition of #AOpen, we will explore some best practices and lessons learned, and how our expert team of retail, restaurant, hospitality, and landscape designers can help property owners maximize gathering spaces through thoughtful planning and design.