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About arias architecture

Arias Architecture (AA) is an architectural design office founded in 2004 by Jorge Arias, a Registered Architect with a rich international background and a unique artistic approach to architecture. The international background is the result of several years of formation and design work in countries like Argentina, Japan, France, and the USA.

AA has completed several residential and commercial projects in the hospitality area In New York City. Our office also participates constantly in international design competitions, which keep us always updated and in the cutting edge of the architectural design field.

AA has an impeccable project delivery record. Our projects are aesthetically stunning, highly functional, and delivered in time and in budget. We have a long list of repeat clients who, based on previous results,  keep working with AA for their residential and commercial projects.

If you are considering and architectural project of any scale, and you interested in design excellence please contact our office and we will be happy to meet for a free consultation, provide our recommendations, and present you with a proposal for architectural services.

Jorge Arias / short biography

Jorge Arias is a Registered Architect who completed his Architect Diploma at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of National University of Argentina. He has also two Master Degrees:

-Master of Architecture and Environmental Design, from the Kyushu Institute of Design from Fukuoka, Japan. This degree was obtained through a scholarship granted by the Ministry of Education of Japan.

-Master of Architecture and Urban Design, from Columbia University in New York. This degree was obtained through a Fulbright Scholarship.

-During his architectural studies in Japan, Jorge Arias attended summer seminars in Cergy-Pontoise, France, with young architects of the world’s most prestigious architecture schools.

-Jorge Arias worked for prestigious architectural office before founding Arias Architecture in 2004. Some of those offices include Solsona and Associates (Former partner of Rafael Viñoly), and SNS Architects and Engineers, just to name a few.

-During his career, Jorge Arias has obtained numerous design awards. Some of them include:

Design Award for an urban proposal in Cergy-Pontoise, France

Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Award, awarded by Columbia University

Excellence in Design, awarded by Columbia University

Design award for the “Water wise” competition, awarded by Dwell Magazine