Having executed residential buildings, hotels, restaurants, galleries, stores and privates residences, we approach a chair, a room and a super structure all equally, drawing inspiration from the constraints of each. Portraiture is a metaphor for how we work. By approaching each project as a distinct subject, to be focused through our design lens, we fashion tailored designs that capture the unique desires of our clientele. By thoughtfully filtering the ideas that flow through our open studio, we implement a design Darwinism, bringing a refined aesthetic to a wide range of projects. Through a carefully maintained library, we translate successful solutions between contexts, and enrich our projects through shared information. The Inspiration, functionality and technique required at each phase of the design and construction process is provided for by the distinct complementary talents of Incorporated’s three principals and informs the studio's culture.
Adam Rolston has been engaged in the practice of architecture since 1985, born and raised in Los Angeles and attended Syracuse University School of Architecture, where he studied both in Syracuse and in Italy. He joined Tsao & McKown Architects in 1993 and was the senior associate and studio director for the firm. Over his 13 year tenure at the firm he helped grow the studio from 6 to 30 employees. Adam has served as the Senior Designer and Project Architect for many large-scale, commercial office, residential condominium, private residential, hospitality, and retail projects in Southeast Asia, Europe and New York. He is known for his keen attention to detail, his ability to tackle the design and planning of complex projects at a variety of scales and for his careful attention to client and user needs. Adam is a registered architect in the State of New York, a member of the AIA New York chapter and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Drew Stuart has been engaged in the practice of architecture since 2001. At University of Cincinnati School of Architecture, and in two sojourns to Europe, Drew developed a commitment to quality and craft. He joined Tsao & McKown Architects in 1999 where he worked for seven years. He also worked at Studios Architecture working on Master Planning for Bloomberg’s New York offices, the design of On Health Network’s office and Seven Worldwide. He also worked with Richard Henry Behr, supervising construction of the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies in Greenwich Village. Drew has designed and executed private residential interiors, homes, and large and small residential condominium developments. He possesses a particular interest in the complexities of ushering a design from conception to realization while maintaining an appropriate balance between design and constructability.
Gabriel Benroth has been practicing architecture since 2002.He attended the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design, where he graduated magna cum laude with dual degrees in Architecture and Interior Design. He joined Tsao & McKown Architects in 2000 and remained for six years. His work experience includes Gensler-DC; retail and campus planning for BAR in San Francisco and historic preservation for Drew Kartiganer in upstate New York. Gabriel’s primary focus is the intersection between architecture and interior design, which finds expression in projects ranging from custom furniture to private and retail interiors to large hospitality and commercial projects. His specialty in visualization and design is renowned in the industry. Allowing clients to understand a design with ease, his tools result in smoother collaboration, focused decision making, and quicker results.