Staff -- Interior Design, 5/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
"Aged to Perfection," page 262
principal: Karine Chartier.
principal: Thomas Corbasson.
completed projects: A housing project and a residence in Paris; a soccer training center in Amiens, France.
current projects: Participation in a competition to renovate a gallery at the Musée du Louvre in Paris.
honors: Les Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes award.
individual study: Chartier attended the Ecole d' Architecture de Nantes, Corbasson the Ecole d' Architecture de Lille.
in tandem: Both received graduate degrees from the Ecole d' Architecture de Paris-La Villette before spending a year in Spain at the Escuela Tècnica Superior de Architectura de Barcelona.
3 Rue Ambroise Thomas, 75009 Paris, France; 33-1-48-01-02-98; chartier-corbasson.com.
"Call of the Wild," page 298
principal: Collin Burry.
completed projects: Allsteel U.S. showrooms and headquarters in Muscatine, Iowa; Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in San Francisco; Nokia in Mountain View, California.
current projects: Nike showrooms throughout the U.S.; Allsteel and Gunlocke resource centers in San Francisco; Apple offices in Cupertino, California.
earthly mantra: "Live lightly."
heavenly hope: People embracing each other's differences.
2 Harrison Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105; 415-433-3700; gensler.com.
Iu + Bibliowicz Architects
"Revealing Movement," page 290
principal: Carolyn Iu.
principal: Natan Bibliowicz.
completed projects: Merrill Lynch offices in the World Financial Center and the Jewish Community Center, both in New York; the Bangkok Club in Thailand; a residence in Tuckertown, Bermuda.
current projects: A hotel and residential towers in Bangkok; Brookfield Properties office-building renovations in Boston, Minneapolis, and New York.
different worlds: Iu was born in Hong Kong, Bibliowicz in Colombia.
coming together: Although both graduates from Cornell, the two didn't meet until 1981 while working at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
57 East 11th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003; 212-982-3633; ibarchitects.com.
"Serpentine Logic," page 254
principal: Alexandra Martini.
principal: Henrike Meyer.
completed projects: Public spaces for Daimler Chrysler in Berlin.
current projects: A hotel in Berlin; temporary buildings and furniture for Philip Morris events across Germany; furniture for Fritz Hansen and Ciatti.
trash: Martini photographed public garbage receptacles in 30 countries for her book Litter Only.
treasure: Meyer's dream vacation is on a houseboat, moored on the coast of Lombok, Indonesia.
26 Schlesische Strasse, Entrance E, 10997 Berlin, Germany; 49-30-4435-5909; martinimeyer.com.
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
"The Sound Factory," page 276
principal: Renzo Piano.
completed projects: The office for Il Sole 24 Ore in Milan; Padre Pio church in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy; Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome.
current projects: The New York Times office and Morgan Library in New York; Art Institute of Chicago; London Bridge Tower; Broça de Prata housing complex in Lisbon; La Rocca winery in Gavorrano, Italy.
honors: Royal Institute of British Architects's Royal Gold Medal; Wexner Prize.
building blocks: "Tenacity and an adventurous spirit."
29 Via Rubens, 16158 Genoa, Italy; 39-010-61-71-1. 34 Rue des Archives, 75004 Paris, France; 33-1-44-61-49-00; renzopiano.com.
Pugh + Scarpa Architecture
"It's No Puzzle," page 316
principal: Lawrence Scarpa, AIA.
completed projects: The Bergamot Station Arts Center, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Colorado Court apartments, Jersey Films, and Bedford Falls, all in Los Angeles; Thompson Toolworks in Charlotte, North Carolina.
current projects: A Benchmark showroom, physical-education complex, and high-rise housing, all in Los Angeles; Placerita Canyon Nature Center in Newhall and a civic center master plan in Palmdale, both California; Pier 59 Studios in New York.
honors: AIA National Honor Awards; AIA California Council Honor Awards; a National Endowment for the Arts grant; Rudy Brunner award.
must-see TV: News, nature shows, and Florida Gators football.
during commercials: "I channel surf."
2525 Michigan Avenue, Building F1, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310-828-0226; pugh-scarpa.com.
George Yu Architects
"Pump Up the Volumes," page 270
principal: George Yu.
completed projects: Headquarters for Nettwerk record company in Vancouver, Canada; offices for IBM in Chicago, New York, and Atlanta; a shopping center in Nagoya, Japan; Max Studio boutiques worldwide.
current projects: Residences in Malibu and Hancock Park, California; Marciano boutiques nationwide.
honors: A 2000 Prix de Rome.
newest gadget: Sony's PlayStation 2.
wish list: A 60-inch plasma TV.
11912 West Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066; 310-313-4775; georgeyuarchitects.com.
Photographers in this issue
Archphoto ("Revealing Movement," page 290), 176 Grand Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-941-9294; archphoto.com.
Benny Chan ("Pump Up the Volumes," page 270), Fotoworks, 8885 Venice Boulevard, Suite 103, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310-842-9446; fotoworks.cc.
John Ellis ("On the Edge," page 308), 2110 Fourth Street, 16, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-392-5099.
Eric Laignel ("Aged to Perfection," page 262; "The Sound Factory," page 276; "Revealing Movement," page 290), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nic Lehoux ("Call of the Wild," page 298), 557 West 17th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1T6, Canada; 604-874-0918; niclehoux.com.
Arwed Messmer ("Serpentine Logic," page 254), 9A Brunnenstrasse, 10119 Berlin, Germany; 49-30-283-32-07; arwedmessmer.de.
Marvin Rand ("It's No Puzzle," page 316), 1310 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291; 310-396-3441.
Designers in workplace
Core Architecture + Design ("Making a Case for Change," page 117), 1010 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 405, Washington, DC 20007; 202-466-6116; coredc.com.
Huntsman Architectural Group ("No Wall Street Stiff," page 109), 50 California Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415-394-1212.
RMW Architecture and Interiors ("Free Spirits," page 126), 160 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415-781-9800; rmw.com.
Studios Architecture ("Law and Order," page 85), 1625 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036; 202-736-5900; studiosarchitecture.com.
Tag Front ("A Tree Grows in Advertising," page 94), 818 South Broadway, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213-623-2330.
20 Below Studio ("Right to Light," page 101), 23 Fourth Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413; 612-378-2021.
Photographers in workplace
Seth Boyd ("A Tree Grows in Advertising," page 94), 8 Charles Lane, New York, NY 10014; 212-924-0206; sethboyd.com.
Ethan Kaplan ("Free Spirits," page 126), 3435 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110; 415-431-1123; kaplanphoto.com.
Eric Laignel ("Making a Case for Change," page 117), email@example.com.
Michelle Litvin ("Right to Light," page 101), 1827 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608; 312-421-9242; michellelitvin.com.
Sharon Risedorph ("No Wall Street Stiff," page 109), 761 Clementina Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-431-5851; sharonrisedorph.com.
Paul Warchol Photography ("Law and Order," page 85), 224 Centre Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-431-3461.
Photographer in pinups
Paul Godwin Photography, 56 West 22nd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010; 212-691-8308; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The photograph that ran with "What They're Reading . . ." (April, page 231) was incorrectly attributed to Janine James.