Front is a design consulting group comprised of more than forty people with backgrounds primarily in architecture and structural engineering.  In 2002, Front was established in New York, followed by expansion into San Francisco, Hong Kong, and London.  We have a proven history of more than two hundred unique projects completed and built, and offer consulting services through our global network of offices across the United States, Asia, and Europe.

We offer specialist façade system design expertise through strategic advice and intensive collaboration to realize innovative solutions in building design.  Our portfolio of building façade systems includes custom-designed curtainwall systems, bespoke cladding systems, geometrically challenging building forms, elegant and efficient supporting structures, original kinetic solutions, beautiful long-span skylights, and other unique forms of glazing.

We have built our reputation on original problem-solving, a forward-thinking approach, insightful analysis, technically advanced and aesthetically sensitive design solutions, and productive interdisciplinary collaboration.  For this, we wish to thank all of our clients and colleagues and celebrate the spirit in which this collective effort took place.

The Tianjin Julliard School - Tianjin, China
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) -  Athens, Greece
Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center - New York, NY, USA
The Lindemann Performing Arts Center at Brown University - Providence, RI, USA
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, AT&T Performing Arts Center - Dalas, TX
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology - Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
660 Fifth Avenue - New York, NY, USA
CCTV China Central Television Headquarters - Beijing, China
Shenzen Energy Headquarters - Shenzen, China
Google Bayview Campus - Mountain view, CA, USA
Amazon Spheres - Seattle, WA, USA
2050 M Street - Washington, DC, USA
Yas Island Marina Hotel - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Glass Pavilion Toledo Museum of Art - Toledo, OH, USA
HL 23 - New York, NY, USA
Linked Hybrid Housing - Beijing, China
Seattle Central Library - Seattle, WA, USA
West Block Rehabilitation, Parliament Hill - Ottowa, ON, Canada
Grace Farms River Building - New Canaan, CT, USA
Space Needle Renovation - Seattle, WA USA
Pérez Art Museum - Miami, FL, USA
Kimbell Art Museum Expansion - Fort Worth, TX, USA
The Morgan Library and Museum - New York, NY, USA
The Tianjin Julliard School - Tianjin, ChinaArchitects: Diller Scofidio + Renfro Photo: Chao Zhang