Since 2015, Kos Architects is engaged in boutique architecture, interior and product design. The practice focuses on residential, hospitality, and commercial typologies requiring a high level of design sensibility.

Lukasz Kos is an internationally recognized and published architect. New York’s Interior Design Magazine recently awarded him the Best of Year International Residential Interior Award for his Cloud Villa project in Shanghai. A Licensed architect in Canada, he has worked in major architectural design offices in Los Angeles, Toronto, and Shanghai. At Frank Gehry’s studio he developed projects in Los Angeles for Mandarin Oriental Hotels, and flagship stores for Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co., along with a major renovation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

His experience ranges from small scale award winning restaurant projects in Beijing, to high-end residential projects, to mid-sized and large scale hospitality concepts worldwide. His restaurants have been recognized by both the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards in London, the AD Trophy Awards in Hong Kong, and Mercedes Benz. His 4treehouse project was published internationally by major design book publishers including Taschen. Giorgio Armani featured the tree house in the Acqua Di Gioia 100 Drops Of Joy Ad Campaign.

Registered Architect in Canada //  Ontario Association of Architects

Professional Experience

Frank Gehry Partners LLP, Los Angeles | Architect
Gehry Technologies, Los Angeles | Architect
Cannon Design, Shanghai | Senior Design Architect

MJM Architects, Toronto | Senior Design Architect
Bruce Mau Design, Toronto | Architect

Academic Experience
Hong Kong Polytechnic School of Design | Visiting Critic
University of Hong Kong in Shanghai | Visiting Critic
University of Southern California, Los Angeles | Visiting Critic 
University of Toronto | Adjunct Professor
University of Waterloo | Adjunct Professor

Education
Master of Architecture (Honours) | University of Toronto
Master of Arts | Jagiellonian University, Poland
Bachelor of Environmental Design | University of Manitoba

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photo credit: Weronika Lawniczak

 

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