Profile
Overview

Front is a design consulting group comprised of fifty people, with backgrounds primarily in architecture and engineering.  We offer specialist façade system design expertise through our global network of offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London, Verona, and Hong Kong, and provide strategic advice and intensive collaboration to realize innovative solutions in building design.  Our firm aims to create, develop, and adapt different ways of thinking and making in a forward-thinking mode of practice.

Established in 2002, Front celebrates the completion of more than two hundred unique built projects to date.   Our portfolio of building façade systems include custom-designed curtainwall systems, bespoke cladding systems, geometrically challenging building forms, elegant and efficient supporting structures, original kinetic solutions, beautiful long-span skylights and other forms of glazing.

We have built our reputation on original problem-solving, insightful analysis, technically advanced and aesthetically sensitive design solutions, and productive interdisciplinary collaboration. For this, we wish to thank all of our clients and colleagues and celebrate the spirit in which this collective effort took place.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) - Athens, Greece
Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center - New York, NY
University of Chicago in Hong Kong
Krause Gateway Center - Des Moines IA, USA
Elevate - Seattle, WA
Cummins Office - Indianapolis  IN, USA
West Block - Ottowa, ON, Canada
Kukje Gallery - Seoul, South Korea
BAM South - New York, NY
Amazon Spheres - Seattle, WA
Xiqu Center - Hong Kong, China
TWA Flight Center - New York, NY
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) - Athens, GreeceArchitects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop / Betaplan Photo: SNF Yiorgis Yerolymbos