Ennead Architects, formerly known as Polshek Partnership, is an architectural design firm based in New York City
About Ennead Architects
Ennead Architects, formerly known as Polshek Partnership, is an architectural design firm based in New York City. With a staff of 170 led by a team of 11 renowned architects, Ennead Architects specializes in formulating award-winning designs for museums, performing arts centers, universities, and other centers of civic life.
Polshek Partnership was founded in 1963 with a name that reflected that of its founder, James Stewart Polshek. The current name of Ennead Architects reflects both the expansion of the studio and the current partners' emphasis on creating a collaborative, open working atmosphere with its staff and clients. Those partners are: Joseph Fleischer, Timothy Hartung, Duncan Hazard, Kevin McClurkan, Guy Maxwell, Richard Olcott, Susan Rodriguez, Tomas Rossant, Todd Schliemann, Don Weinreich and Thomas Wong.
Ennead's successful projects include the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian Cultural Resources Center, the Natural History Museum of Utah, the lauded Bing Concert Hall at Stanford University, and the renovation and expansion of the influential Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut. The studio's honors and awards include the 2012 Medal of Honor from the American Institute of Architects New York.