Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. is an internationally acclaimed architecture and urban design firm led by founding principal Preston Scott Cohen and partner Carl Dworkin.
The work of the firm - a series of innovative and economical designs for cultural, religious, educational, commercial/multi-use and residential clients - is renowned for its deployment of unusual geometries, new interpretations of traditional forms, reflected natural light, and for an original approach to integrating buildings with their urban and landscape environments.
Awards and honors include First Prizes in eight international architectural competitions around the world.
Cohen’s practice originated in research, experimental projects, and a series of widely publicized and exhibited building designs during the 1980s-2000s, culminating in several major built works during the 2010s including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building, Taiyuan Museum of Art in China, and the Goldman Sachs arcade in New York.
Since joining the firm in 2011, Dworkin has collaborated with Cohen on the Taubman College at the University of Michigan, Sarmiento Performing Arts Center in Bogotá, the Anhui Province Science Museum and numerous other completed and ongoing projects.
The firm includes a team of experienced designers working under the design leadership of the partners. The firm’s organization and software platforms ensure the partners’ personal, daily involvement in all matters of client and consultant collaboration, program development, conceptual design, technical development, material specification, cost estimations and negotiations, and detailing.