• Shanghai Village

    Award-winning pedestrian-friendly shopping center captures a unique historic vision of Art Deco-inspired design

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  • Mitikah

    Vibrant five-level shopping center comes to Mexico City

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  • McArthurGlen Designer Outlet

    Designer labels. European style. Vancouver destination

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Designing experiences

With many choices of where and how to shop, whether discount or luxury, regional mall or online sales, we still have a need for the feeling of going to “market” where we can enjoy the excitement of the shopping experience. Retail centers ensure customer loyalty and sustain success through delivering quality brands and place-making design that encourages diversity and interaction, and become “places of choice” within community. Read More

Modus Operandi: Develop the client relationship, understand their business/vision, lead collaboratively and follow through beyond project end.

Laurenz Kosichek Principal, Architecture
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Breathing new life into downtown Boulder

This four-block, open-air urban mall, labeled as one of the country’s most successful pedestrian malls, was revitalized with new natural features, fountains, seating and children’s play areas, bringing a fresh vibrancy to the downtown. Read More

Creating Communities from Defunct Malls

It’s time to plan for the suburban retail reset—and it starts by rethinking the traditional mall Read More

Shanghai Village wins National Award

Shanghai Village, a pedestrian-friendly shopping center with more than 220 storefronts, was recently awarded the gold award for Development and Design by the International Council of Shopping Centers China. Read More
Expert Spotlight

Daniel Aizenman, Senior Principal, Buildings

I design places where people elect to spend their time. I find connections and meaning; creating beautiful design, focused on the experience.
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Darren Burns, Vice President, Sector Leader, Commercial

Being an architect isn’t only about design; it’s about creating a lasting relationship with each client.
Darren Burns Vice President, Sector Leader, Commercial Read More

Ross Roy, Principal, Architecture

I work very hard at nurturing strong personal relationships and believe that trust and confidence are critical elements for project success.
Ross Roy Principal, Architecture Read More

Shawn English, Senior Associate, Buildings

The high-energy, quick turnaround nature of the work we do keeps things very interesting.
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  • Daniel  Aizenman

    Senior Principal, Buildings

  • Darren Burns

    Vice President, Sector Leader, Commercial

  • Ross Roy

    Principal, Architecture

  • Shawn English

    Senior Associate, Buildings

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Designing shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences unlike any other
Top 65 Retail Architecture Firms

BD&C September 2017
Projects in 60+ states and provinces
Retail center projects in Canada, Turkey and China won international awards for best retail center


Architecture We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting, that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.
Visioning. Brands. Experiences. We create tangible, experiential, and memorable places. Transformative experiences that enhance real estate values and bring people back to a place again and again.
Interior Design As humans, we spend a significant portion of our daily lives inside. We believe our emotional and physical well-being is dramatically impacted by the places where we live, work, and play.
Geomatics Using tools like GPS, GIS, 3D laser scanners, and aerial photogrammetry we provide surveying and mapping to define land boundaries, earth’s physical features, and the built environment.
Urban Planning & Design Our plans help harness the forces reshaping North American communities. We create places that are authentic, green, walkable, connected and diverse.  
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Land Development Engineering We transform land by taking into account physical site conditions, public expectations, fiscal requirements, and environmental constraints.
Building Information Modeling Building information modeling allows us to effectively engage the client, project team, and stakeholders and to produce better coordinated and integrated design solutions.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.

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