Partners in Practice: 3 Firms Using Partnerships to Elevate Their Work

SO-IL, Space Copenhagen, and Höweler + Yoon all lead the way in creating collaborations whose partners become greater than the sum of their parts.
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A rendering of 212 Stuart Street, an in-progress 19-story tower bordering Boston’s Bay Village neighborhood designed by Höweler + Yoon. Courtesy © Luxigon


Architects find themselves wearing different hats throughout their careers—fitting for a professional set that self-identifies as “generalists.” In the face of climate change, some have assumed the role of activists in the hope of moving the policy needle. As our recent article on climate change asks, is that enough? But here, we explore how synergistic partnerships between rising and established firms are changing the nature of practice.

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