Michael Sorkin Studio is a global design practice devoted to both practical and theoretical projects at all scales with a special interest in the city and green architecture. The studio is based in New York City and maintains satellite offices in Shanghai and Xi’an, China.
For over thirty years, we have provided professional consulting, planning and design service to clients around the world. We work towards innovative solutions that respect the natural environment, local cultures and economic realities and collaborate with our clients to produce designs that are both sustainable and beautiful.
Our recent projects include award-winning masterplan of a new town for 300,000 inhabitants and an environmental research park, both in Wuhan, China. We also planned the reclamation and development of a 50-kilometer stretch along the Wei River and a new university town, both in Xi-an, China.
The studio has also completed designs of a 1,000-unit resort in Coffs Harbor, Australia, and for site and building development and complexes in Turkey, the Philippines, Malaysia and the United States. Our experience includes design for office and academic facilities and complexes, housing developments, hotels, science centers and religious structures. The studio has been the recipient of numerous awards and its work has been exhibited around the world.
The studio works closely with Terreform Center for Advanced Urban Research, a nonprofit institute engaged in a wide variety of socially and environmentally-driven urban initiatives.