Morris Adjmi

Founder and Principal
Morris Adjmi Architects
60 Broad Street, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
(212) 982-2020

Morris Adjmi is the founder and principal of New York City design firm Morris Adjmi Architects. Adjmi grew up in New Orleans and got his start in the industry in 1981 working for Italian architect Aldo Rossi. In 1986, Adjmi and Rossi co-founded the Studio di Architettura in New York City. Together, they designed Disney’s Celebration Office Complex in Orlando, Florida, the ABC Headquarters in Burbank, and the Scholastic Headquarters in New York. Rossi died in 1997, prompting Adjmi to found his namesake firm, also known as MA. MA’s portfolio includes the Wythe Hotel and the High Line Building. His has also designed kitchen and bath fixtures for AF New York, a purveyor of such hardware. He teaches as an adjunct professor at Columbia University and is a trustee of Open House New York and the Tulane School of Architecture. Adjmi received an MA in architecture from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He owns a farmhouse in Connecticut, where he keeps chickens. –MK