-- Interior Design, 5/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Hickok Cole Architects
"Chalk It Up to Imagination," page 230
DIRECTOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN, ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL: Sean Wayne, IIDA, AIA, LEED-AP.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Raytheon Company in Washington, D.C.; Washingtonpost Digital in Arlington, Virginia; Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in Lansdowne, Virginia.
DESIGNER: Jessica Maples.
CURRENT PROJECTS: National Public Radio and Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY:Wayne reports trying skim-boarding and "any action sport my 14-year-old son thinks he can do."
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY:Maples plays field hockey.
1023 31st Street NW, Washington, DC 20007; 202-667-9776; hickockcole.com.
"The Discovery Process," page 184
SENIOR PARTNER: John Mack.
HONORS: IIDA Lester Dundes Interior Design Award.
PRINCIPAL: Jennifer Brayer.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Food Network office and studio, offices for Omnicom Group, and headquarters for Random House, all in New York.
CURRENT PROJECTS: JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters in New York.
ORGANIC:Mack can't get enough blackberries when they're in season.
ELECTRONIC:Brayer can't get enough of her BlackBerry.
115 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003; 212-353-4600; hlw.com.
AC Martin Partners
"Green-Lighting Green Design," page 238
PRINCIPAL: David Martin, FAIA.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Viterbi Museum at the University of Southern California and Figueroa at Wilshire office building in Los Angeles; Merle and Marjorie Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University in Orange, California; California Courts of Appeal in Fresno; Joe Serna Jr. California Environmental Protection Agency in Sacramento; Springleaf Towers mixed-use building in Singapore.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Ronald Tutor Campus Center at U.S.C., Hollenbeck Community Police Station, and a consolidated car-rental facility, all in L.A.; a science building at Chapman University; Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno; Songdo Global Knowledge Complex at Inha University in South Korea.
HONORS: National and local AIA Awards; Los Angeles Business Council Architectural Award.
ARTY:Martin paints watercolors and plays the guitar.
SPEEDY:He also races KTM and Ducati motorcycles.
444 South Flower Street, Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90071; 213-614-6039; acmartin.com.
Red House China
"Shout It Out," page 200
PRINCIPAL: Antonio Ochoa-Piccardo.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Geo Flash clothing boutique in Beijing; a house for the Commune by the Great Wall in Yanqing County, China.
CURRENT PROJECTS: An office building, residences, and a studio for artist Cui Xiuwen, all in Beijing; Jing's Residence boutique hotel and an eco-tourism resort in Shanxi Province, China.
LATIN:Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz is the favorite author of Ochoa-Piccardo.
ASIAN:Issey Miyake is a frequent fashion source.
155 Nangao Road, Caochangdi, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China; 86-10-5129-8878; redhousechina.com.
"Hot Chocolate," page 208
PRINCIPAL: Michel Rojkind.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Falcon headquarters and a house in Mexico City.
CURRENT PROJECTS: An addition to the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo in Atizapan, Mexico; an office building in Guiyang, China.
SWEET:Rojkind's favorite candy is chocolate.
SAVORY:Among traditional Mexican dishes, he loves huevos rancheros.
432 Campos Eliseos, 11560 Mexico City, Mexico; 52-55-5280-8369; rojkindarquitectos.com.
"Special Effects," page 192
PRINCIPAL: Patrick Tighe.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Collins Gallery and public-art installations in Los Angeles; Ligne Roset showroom in Newport Beach, California; residences in L.A., New York, Texas, Massachusetts, and Maine.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Mixed-use complexes and MTV café in L.A.; a villa in Skhirat, Morocco.
HONORS:Interior Design Best of Year Award; AIA Young Architects Award; national AIA Awards; Rome Prize.
1650:For six months in 2007, Tighe lived at the Villa Aurelia, built for Cardinal Girolamo Farnese and now home to the American Academy in Rome.
1960'S:He was studying architecture by the likes of Gae Auelenti and Joe Colombo.
1632 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-450-8823; tighearchitecture.com.