is a creative partnership established by the husband and wife team of Adam Weintraub and Mishi Hosono. The Studio founded in 2000, gives them the opportunity to formally combine their diverse backgrounds and extensive experience in a multi-disciplinary design forum. While centered on architecture, Koko Studio will also encompass interior, furniture, textile and product design.
The Studio was named as one of ten “faces of the future” by the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter. A film presenting recent projects by Koko was featured in the New York Center for Architecture. Their work was awarded the prestigious International Will Ching Award for Interior Design by the IIDA.
Koko Architecture + Design is dedicated to the ideal that design has the ability to improve our lives. While specialization within a discipline has its role, the studio is committed to design in the widest possible sense: From the bend of an elevated railway to the curve of a playground slide.
a native of suburban Detroit, contributes extensive academic and construction experiences to the team. Following his bachelors degree from Harvard University, he was awarded the Shaw Traveling fellowship enabling him to study architecture around the world. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as licenses in both New York and Illinois. He is an Associate Professor in the Architecture Department of the New York Institute of Technology, where he teaches Design V.
boasts a background that extends from ancient Tokyo to modern New York. Growing up in an international school in Tokyo, she fostered an interest in the various cultures of her classmates. Through her graduate and undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania, she was further able to build on her unusual history. An Associate Professor at New York Institute of Technology, she teaches an advanced Urban Design Studio. She is a member of the American institute of Architects , and is licensed in the State of New York.