Profile of (fer) Studio, headquartered in United States. No project submitted by (fer) Studio has been published on Architecture News Plus (ANP).
Founded in early 2002, form, environment, research, (fer) Studio LLP, is an award winning architectural, interiors, landscape, and master planning design firm based in Los Angeles, CA. Noted for its evocative aesthetic and eco-conscious design culture, (fer) Studio operates under the direction of Principals, Christopher L. Mercier, AIA, and Douglas V. Pierson, AIA, USGBC.
(fer) Studio’s broad range of projects includes academic, civic, retail, restaurant, hospitality and residential, each rooted in the firm’s philosophical foundation to reinvent the standards of artistic composition, sustainability, and client collaboration. The art-studio environment fosters a creative design process that blends the arenas of fashion, sculpture, and the relationships between built environments, their users, and their affects on the environment.
Among other projects, (fer) has contributed to California landmarks, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and Thompson Beverly Hills, the Coronado Museum in San Diego, the Art Colony at Playa Vista, as well as icons of sustainable architecture, such as The Green Building, soon to be Louisville’s first LEED Platinum certified commercial building, and the green Athletics and Performing Arts Center at the St. Francis School in Goshen Kentucky.
Christopher L. Mercier founded form, environment, research (fer) Studio in early 2002, following nine years as a Senior Associate/Project Architect for Gehry Partners, LLP., formally Frank O. Gehry & Associates. Spanning his more than 15 year career, Mercier has worked on many of the industry’s most respected international projects, including the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, the Condé Nast Cafeteria in New York, artist Richard Serra’s pedestrian bridge in London, and the Bio-Diversity Museum in Panama, among other architectural monuments.