Cobalt Office: Advancing Architecture with Digital Expertise
About the company
Cobalt Office, a renowned architecture studio, was co-founded and directed by Andrew Colopy and Robert Booth. Known for their exceptional work in both cultural and architectural projects, the studio has made significant contributions to advancing socio-ecological practices. One of their key strengths lies in leveraging digital technology to enhance our shared built environment.
Andrew Colopy, an Assistant Professor at Rice School of Architecture, brings a wealth of experience to Cobalt Office. He has previously taught at esteemed institutions such as Washington University in St. Louis and Parsons School of Design. With his expertise as a Senior Designer at Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Andrew played a pivotal role in the redevelopment of prestigious landmarks like the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York and the Museum of Image and Sound in Rio de Janeiro. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from The Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University, where he was honored with the American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Certificate.
Robert Booth, a talented architect, also adds great value to Cobalt Office. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and further pursued a Master of Architecture from Columbia University. Previously associated with Marble Fairbanks Architects, Robert led the design of notable projects such as NYU's Silk Building and served as the senior designer and project manager for the Glen Oaks Branch Public Library and Snug Harbor Cultural Center, both of which received accolades through the NYC DDC Design Excellence Initiative. With expertise in digital design, fabrication, and building information modeling, Robert led the design team for "Flatform," a visionary project commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art. He has also shared his knowledge as a teacher at Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University.
Cobalt Office's commitment to producing work of cultural and architectural significance shines through their dedication to socio-ecological practices and their utilization of digital technology. With Andrew Colopy and Robert Booth at the helm, their expertise and experience ensure that their projects contribute to enhancing our shared built environment.