The San Francisco firm specializes in projects that are juicy, brainy, and—in some cases—seemingly impossible
The firm is reimagining landscapes as a form of activism
Curbed's annual awards program that honors architects, seasoned and new, who are making innovative work that's changing the way the world functions.
Architecture firm LA-Más works at the intersection of policy and design practice.
Taking on civic projects across the northeast, this New York City firm believes in the power of design for positive community engagement.
This year, rather than conduct our usual nomination process, we’ve asked previous jurors and Groundbreakers winners to talk to us about mentorship and collaboration.
Since starting her eponymous architecture firm in 2007, Davis has designed buildings that support women's rights and true sustainability, while overcoming vulnerabilities.
Los Angeles-based architectural designer Kyle Fishburn understands that architecture can help rebuild the lives of people who will inhabit it.
Boston-based architect Paul Lukez puts sustainability at the heart of each project he takes on, whether it's a pro-bono health center in Honduras or a private residence in Massachusetts.
An enterprising trio of expat architects makes waves—and other shapes, too—in holistic work that fuses structure and context.
Through innovative adaptive reuse, Nadine Maleh builds for diverse low-income and homeless populations in New York City.
For the second annual Groundbreakers Awards, Curbed pulled in a panel of distinguished architects, urbanists, innovators, and journalists to select the winning class.
With commercial, civic, and residential projects seeing completion in the last 12 months, it has been a big year for IwamotoScott Architecture.
The studio has set itself apart with inventive, ecologically minded projects that engage with their surroundings.
The firm’s founders on "thinking beyond the building" and working at the intersection of public health, infrastructure, and design.
From industrial vertical farms and co-working complexes to mixed-use developments for low-income communities.