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Home » » Winner: TsAO & McKOWN Architects
CPW Beresford
CPW BeresfordSagaponacSoHo LoftSuntec CityCalvin Tsao & Zack McKown
Central Park West (Beresford). Photo: Richard Bryant/Arcaid


The three main criteria for the jury are excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life. What do you think?

Visitor comments

  1. T+McK are doing some of the most elegant work …well deserved.

    — Annie Chu · May 15, 01:08 AM

  2. Congratulations! This team sets the standard for elegance and excellence, both professionally and personally. I am so pleased for you!
    Louise Harpman
    Specht Harpman | Austin | New York

    — Louise Harpman · Jul 2, 07:56 PM

  3. Congratulations guys! What an achievement and so richly deserved.

    — Stephen Wanta · Jul 29, 03:44 PM

  4. Hi Calvin and Zack—Anna Belle mentioned the award in a card she sent yesterday. Great news! Congratulations!

    — Judith Serin · Aug 7, 05:54 PM

  5. Your exquisite vision was merely awaiting recognition.

    — leah Roland · Sep 3, 11:45 PM

  6. A meaningful award from the Cooper-Hewitt – A group that understands the significance of great design and its impact on our lives, and whose recognition says it all about the design(ers). Congratulations!

    — Sue Fishkin · Sep 17, 07:03 AM

  7. HURRAY!

    — Trish McKinney · Sep 29, 04:38 PM

  8. Where is Color? Feels very cold .

    — Howard Wiggins · Oct 16, 07:50 PM

  9. Es fenomenal! Muy bien!

    — Catalina Gonzalez · Oct 30, 02:45 AM

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TsAO & McKOWN Architects

TsAO & McKOWN Architects, led by partners Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown, has demonstrated that the design of environments can best be served when building design and interior design are conceived as a whole, as evidenced by the unique sense of seamlessness between outside and inside exhibited in their many celebrated projects. Their work includes: architecture and interiors for Andre Balazs’ 47 story William Beaver House in NY, Riverlofts condominiums in NY and Suntec City, a six-million square foot public/private development in Singapore; architecture and urban master plans for large-scale projects in Budapest, Berlin, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and cities in China; interiors for cultural and fashion leaders Ian Schrager, Josie Natori, Joyce Ma, Peter Morton and Geoffrey Beene; exhibition design for Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art, McGill University’s McCord Museum and New York’s Jewish Museum; and product and furniture design for Nan Swid Designs, Donghia, The Robin Hood Foundation, World Studio and Japanese cosmetics master Shu Uemura.