CORE architecture + design (CORE) is a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm based in Washington, DC. We focus on creating vibrant built environments that enhance lives and create memories. We thrive on complex projects and nurture ardent creativity. Our talented team applies a collaborative design process to a wide range of environments and building types. From chef-driven restaurants and hotel lobbies to mixed-use developments and large-scale office and residential buildings, we work with our clients to create design solutions that strengthen their businesses. Welcome to CORE.

Founded in 1991, CORE is celebrating 25 years of design innovation and steady growth as an internationally recognized firm, which has won over 100 architecture awards. We invite you to join our yearlong anniversary campaign to reflect and look ahead. Stay tuned for exciting updates and events as we celebrate throughout the year and continue to COLLABORATE + EXPLORE! #COREDC25

All funds raised during our anniversary campaign will benefit DC Central Kitchen, a community kitchen committed to food recycling and meal distribution programs. Learn more and donate today.

For 25 years, we have strived to make our clients successful by translating their dreams into realities. As we look forward to the next 25 years, we commit to being relentless explorers and to maintain our creative leadership. A most heartfelt thank you to all our clients. You have helped shape us and we would not be here without you!


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