Adam Yarinsky is co-founder and Partner of the New York firm Architecture Research Office LLC (ARO). Since 1993, ARO has completed a number of award-winning designs including the US Armed Forces Recruiting Station at Times Square, the Prada New York Epicenter store (with OMA), the Martha's Vineyard House, the Colorado House in Teluride, the restorations of the Donald Judd loft in SOHO, and, most recently, the School of Architecture at Princeton University. ARO's awards include two National AIA Honor awards, multiple AIA NY Merit awards, and a Design Distinction Award from ID Magazine. The work of ARO is widely published including a monograph by Princeton Architectural Press in 2003. Yarinsky is a LEED-certified, NCARB licensed architect, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, a peer-reviewer for the Federal GSA Design Excellence Program, and past juror for Canadian Architect Design Awards, and the New Jersey and Pennsylvania AIA Awards Programs. He was on the winning team for the 2007 Latrobe Fellowship Prize. Yarinsky holds a Master of Architecture from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Virginia School of Architecture.
LECTURER: Adam Yarinsky is principal and co-founder of Architecture Research Office (ARO) (aro.net), a New York-based firm practicing modern architecture and visionary urbanism. In every undertaking, ARO seeks to elevate the quality of our built environment and the value of our social fabric.
Stephen Cassell: Risk Conference at Taubman College on March 30, 2012
Stephen Cassell, AIA is principal, with Adam Yarinsky and Kim Yao, of Architecture Research Office (ARO), a 25-person firm based in New York City. In 2011, ARO received the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture. The American Academy of Arts and Letters honored Cassell with its 2010 Academy Award for Architecture. He holds an undergraduate degree in architecture from Princeton University and received his master of architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Cassell taught at Harvard Graduate School of Design, MIT, Princeton, Syracuse, the Rhode Island School of Design, the University of Virginia, and University of California at Berkeley. He is chair of the Van Alen Institute Board of Trustees.