Staff -- Interior Design, 5/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
DMJM Rottet/Rottet Studio
"International Law," page 286
principal: Lauren Rottet, FAIA.
completed projects: Annenberg Foundation in Los Angeles; Broadcom in Irvine, California; Mattel in El Segundo, California; Royal Bank of Scotland in Houston.
current projects: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in San Diego, Frankfurt, Milan, and Shanghai; Oaktree Capital Management and Kirkland & Ellis in L.A.; Artis Capital Management in San Francisco; Shell Oil in Houston.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame; Chicago Athenaeum Gold award; National AIA honor award; AIA state and local awards.
coffee: Hotel Costes or LeMeurice in Paris.
tea: Claridge's in London.
"Big Bang Theory," page 300
principal: Jim Meredith, LEED AP.
completed projects: Bodman in Detroit; Auto Club Group in Dearborn, Michigan; DaimlerChrysler technical center in Auburn Hills, Michigan; University of Michigan student-activities building in Ann Arbor.
current projects: AT&T store in Detroit; 3M in St. Paul; Hollister in Libertyville, Illinois; Deloitte Development nationwide.
future: Meredith dreams of owning a farm in northern Michigan.
principal: Todd Baisch, AIA.
completed projects: IBM and Seyfarth Shaw in Chicago; Towers Perrin worldwide.
current projects: 3M in St. Paul; Jones Day in Chicago and Pittsburgh; Fallon Worldwide in Minneapolis.
past: Baisch grew up in North Dakota.
1 Woodward Avenue, Suite 601, Detroit, MI 48226; 313-965-1600; 30 West Monroe Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60603; 312-456-0123; gensler.com.
Lalire March Architects
"First-Aid Kit," page 276
partner: Rex Lalire.
partner: Christopher March.
completed projects: Aveda Academy in New York; Newseum shop in Washington, D.C.; an off-the-grid house in San Francisco.
current projects: Barneys New York men's floor in New York; a house in Forestburgh, New York; Waterworks showroom in Los Angeles; J. Crew Collection retail prototype.
no more tears: Lalire uses Johnson's Baby Shampoo.
no more carbon: March bikes to work.
304 Hudson Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-807-1011; laliremarch.com.
Shubin + Donaldson Architects
"The Hybrid," page 318
partner: Russell Shubin.
partner: Robin Donaldson.
completed projects: Ogilvy & Mather, David & Goliath, Wong Doody, Ground Zero, and the Firm, all in Los Angeles; houses in L.A., Malibu, and Montecito, California.
current projects: Biscuit Filmworks, Ripe TV, Blind Visual Propaganda, Pandemic, and Cypress Sports Museum, all in L.A.
honors: AIA California Council award; AIA/Los Angeles awards; AIA Santa Barbara awards.
on the move: Shubin is renovating a modern A-frame house for his family in Malibu.
here to stay: Donaldson and his family have been living in the same Mediterranean-style ranch in Montecito for six years.
3834 Willat Avenue, Culver City, CA 90232; 310-204-0688; shubinanddonaldson.com.
"Microsoft's New Vista," page 310
principal: Shannon Rankin.
completed projects: Omnicon/DDB Worldwide and Tommy Bahama in Seattle.
current project: Microsoft visitor center and museum in Redmond, Washington.
honors: IIDA Northern Pacific Chapter Award.
weekends: Extreme movie-watching.
senior designer: Jami Howard.
completed projects: Bungie studios in Kirkland, Washington; an apartment in Seattle.
current projects: Microsoft visitor center and museum; Methodologie in Seattle.
weekends: Skydiving and the roller derby.
2333 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121; 206-903-0575; skbarchitects.com.
"Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained," page 338
founder: James Phillips, AIA.
associate principal, managing design director: Luc Massaux.
completed projects: Cambridge University Press, EMI Music Publishing, and General Electric Company, all in New York; Citigroup in Long Island City, New York.
current projects: Arnell Group and Union Bancaire Privée in New York; United Way in Alexandria, Virginia.
trip: Phillips was recently "shocked" to stumble across old "hippie" pictures of himself with long hair and a beard.
trip: Visiting Dhaka, Bangladesh, Massaux loved the monumentality and cultural integration of the parliamentary building by Louis Kahn.
360 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010; 212-768-0800; tpgarchitecture.com.
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