Morris Adjmi Architects
is a New York City
based architecture and interior design firm that provides design services to corporate, commercial and residential clients.
Morris Adjmi, founder and principal of Morris Adjmi Architects, began his career working with the Italian architect Aldo Rossi
in 1981 after obtaining his Masters of Architecture degree from Tulane University
. In 1986, Adjmi partnered with Rossi and opened Studio di Architettura in New York City. They collaborated on numerous international projects including the Hotel Il Palazzo in Fukuoka, Japan, Disney’s Celebration Office Complex in Orlando, Florida, the ABC Headquarters in Burbank, and the Scholastic Headquarters in New York City.
Adjmi established his own design firm in 1997 after a successful ten year partnership with Rossi. Morris Adjmi Architects, which also goes by the 'MA', has developed an identity as an office that creates architecture composed of clear contemporary forms that are inspired by context and history. As a matter of process, MA focuses on being site specific and relating to the specific context of a site and its surrounding buildings, both now and historically. Their attempt is to recognize the elements or essence of what makes a space unique, and channel that element through their architecture. Adjmi’s background also contributes to his design sensibility. Growing up in New Orleans, he learned an appreciation for historic architecture and a reverence for history, but also an interest... Read More