Cisco Offices / Studio O+A

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Architects: Studio O+A
Location: San Francisco, CA,
Project Team: Primo Orpilla, Denise Cherry, Perry Stephney, Clem Soga, Steve Gerten, Elizabeth Guerrero, Chase Lunt, Alma Lopez, Caren Currie, Sarunya Wongjodsri, Justin Ackerman, David Hunter, Jeorge Jordan, Olivia Ward, Kroeun Dav, Chase Lunt, Amie Zemlicka, Alex Bautista, Maleesa Pollock, Will Chu,
Area: 110000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jasper Sanidad

Zazzle / Studio O+A

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Architects: Studio O+A
Location: , CA,
Area: 90,000 sqft
Photographs: Jasper Sanidad

IE MASTER IN WORKS SPACE DESIGN INTRODUCES: The Invisible Workplace / Design for how we work (and think)

Virtual Master Class lead by Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander of Studio O+A
Tuesday, October 15th, 19:00 Local Madrid Time

Working in the for over twenty years, O+A has experienced many different philosophies in the workplace. In the past, Studio O+A has designed both the Facebook and Microsoft offices, and Primo and Verda were named Contract Magazine’s 2011 Designers of the Year. This course will explore how they have engaged clientele and environments to create spaces that support the way we work today given the changes in technology and the challenge of work life balance.

To register, please click hereFor more information contact admissions.architecture@ie.edu

Evernote / Studio O+A

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Architects: Studio O+A
Location: 305 Walnut Street, Redwood City, CA 94063,
Design Team: Primo Orpilla, Verda Alexander, Clem Soga, Denise Cherry, Perry Stephney, Elizabeth Guerrero, David Hunter, Emily Brooks, Kroeun Dav, Alfred Socias, Sarunya Wongjodsri, Alma Lopez, Caren McDonald, Olivia Ward, Jeorge Jordan
Year: 2012
Photographs: Jasper Sanidad

Giant Pixel / Studio O+A

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Architects: Studio O+A
Location: 431 Jessie Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
Architect In Charge:
Design Team: Primo Orpilla, Verda Alexander, Denise Cherry, Perry Stephney, Clem Soga, Neil Bartley, Caren McDonald, Jeorge Jordan, Liz Guerrero
Area: 4200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jasper Sanidad

Studio O+A named Designers of the Year by Contract magazine

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Studio O+A, principals Verda Alexander and Primo Orpilla, were named this week by Contract magazine as the 2011 Designers of the Year.  Known for designs such as the Facebook Offices in Palo Alto, the award is recognition of ’s consistency of bringing creative quality design to start-ups and venture firms in Silicon Valley.

Complete press release following the break.

Facebook Offices / O+A Studio

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A few weeks ago we presented you photos from architectural offices that our readers shared through Facebook. And now, we bring to you the Facebook offices in Palo Alto, designed by Studio O+A.

is a San Francisco based practice, founded by Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander during the dot-com boom of the early 1990s, bringing quality design to start-ups and venture firms at .

I wish ArchDaily was big enough to require such facilities… the interior space is amazing, specially the open working areas and several small meeting/working/relaxing spaces here and there, that reflect the spirit of collaboration inside Facebook.

Architect’s description and more photos after the break: