Longlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 architect of the year, SO-IL is an international architecture and design firm based in New York, founded by Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg in 2008.
Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg lead SO–IL on a myriad of projects across countries and cultures. The studio comprises a team that speaks more than a dozen languages.
The firm believes that through deep collaboration, architecture can reconnect communities to their environments. In an increasingly digitised world, SO-IL's architecture incorporates innovative physical materials that follow the specific scale and conceptual grounding of each project.
The studio has designed a paradigm-shifting museum in California, unique art spaces in Asia, a revitalised public square in Paris, and affordable housing in Mexico.