ISA - Interface Studio Architects LLC

1400 N American Street, #301
Philadelphia
PA
19122
Phone: 
(215) 232-1500
Fax: 
(215) 232-1042
Year Established 
2004
About the Firm 
ISA is a design and research office based in Philadelphia, USA. The office is a cross-platform environment for architectural design, research, and experimentation, which cross-fertilize to produce innovative solutions for clients, as well as drive special projects for design impacts at-large. Our pragmatic, performance-based approach looks to uncover unexpected, elegant, and value-driven solutions to everyday challenges of the built environment.
Types of Work
Housing (Multi-Unit): 
50%
Housing (Single Family): 
10%
Retail/Shopping: 
20%
Urban Design: 
20%
Firm Personnel
Total Staff This Office: 
16
Architects (Registered): 
5
Administration: 
1
Projects 
Cherry Street Pier (Philadelphia),Tiny Tower, Lobo Mau Flagship, Ballet X HQ, The Louisville Knot, Transatlantic, Ambler Yards, Power House, Mountain House, XS House, El Chalet, Mass Logic, The Granary, E+ Housing (Boston),The Modules, 100K House, Condos, Black Box Theater, Sheridan Street Housing, Fattah Homes, Sidecar Houses (Camden), Urban Supermarket.
Awards 
2021 ULI Philadelphia Excellence Award (Huntingdon); 2020 AIA Philadelphia Design Award (Mountain House); 2020 AIA National Small Projects Award (XS House); 2020 AIA Pennsylvania Impact Award (Louisville Knot); 2020 AIA Pennsylvania Honor Award (El Rosé); 2020 The American Architecture Award (XS House); 2020 AIA Housing Award (XS House); 2020 Architizer Jury Award (XS House); 2019 Hive 50 Design Honoree (Tiny Tower); 2019 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (XS House); 2019 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Cherry Street Pier); 2019 AN Honorable Mention (XS House); 2019 AIA Pennsylvania Silver Medal (XS House); 2019 AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Firm Award (ISA); 2019 PA Commonwealth Award (Cherry Street Pier); 2019 AIA Tri-State Silver Medal (XS House); 2019 AIA Tri-State Honor Award (Cherry Street Pier); 2019 BSA/AIANY Housing Award (Tiny Tower); 2019 BSA/AIANY Housing Award (XS House); 2019 Dezeen Shortlist (Tiny Tower); 2019 Architizer A+ Finalist (Tiny Tower); 2019 AIA National Housing Award (Tiny Tower); 2019 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award (Cherry Street Pier); 2018 AIA Pennsylvania Bronze Award (Outside-In House); 2018 AIA Pennsylvania Bronze Award (Tiny Tower); 2018 AIA Philadelphia Gold Medal (Transatlantic); 2018 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Tiny Tower); 2018 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (Ballet X HQ); 2017 AIA Pennsylvania Bronze Award (Transatlantic); 2017 AIA Pennsylvania Honor Award (Mixed Metals); 2017 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Cherry Street Pier); 2017 AIA New England Award (Mixed Metals); 2017 BSA/AIANY Housing Award (El Chalet); 2017 BSA/AIANY Housing Award (Powerhouse); 2017 AIA National Housing Award (Powerhouse); 2017 AIA National Housing Award (Roxbury E+); 2017 ULI Philadelphia Excellence Award (Powerhouse); 2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (El Chalet); 2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (Powerhouse); 2016 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (Renewbold); 2016 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (Ambler Yards); 2016 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (XS House); 2016 DV USGBC Green Groundbreakers Award (Awesometown); 2016 BRA E+ Green Building Award (Roxbury E+); 2015 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Microphila); 2015 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (Flexhouse 2); 2015 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (Mixed Medium); 2015 Architectural League of NY Emerging Voices (ISA); 2015 AIA COTE Top Ten (E+ Roxbury Houses); 2014 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Mass Logic); 2014 Boston Society of Architects Honor Award (E+ Roxbury Houses); 2014 Boston Society of Architects Housing Award (E+ Roxbury Houses); 2013 AIA New Jersey Merit Award (Camden Affordable Housing); 2013 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Flexhouse); 2013 Residential Architect Magazine Merit Award (The Modules); 2013 Residential Architect Magazine Grand Award (100K House) 2011 Pew Fellowship in the Arts (Brian Phillips); 2011 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (The Granary); 2011 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (The Modules); 2011 AIA National Housing Award (100K House); 2010 USGBC LEED FH Project of the Year (100K House); 2010 AIA Philadelphia Merit Award (100K House); 2010 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (The Granary); 2010 AIA Pennsylvania Merit Award (100K House); 2010 Treehugger.com Residential Firm of the Year; 2009 ARCHITECT Magazine Design Annual; 2008 Philadelphia Emerging Architecture Prize; 2008 AIA Philadelphia Young Architect Award (Daryn Edwards); 2008 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Gallery 220); 2008 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award (Supermarket); 2007 AIA Pennsylvania Honor Award (Sheridan Street Housing); 2007 Residential Architect Merit Award (Sheridan Street Housing); 2006 AIA Philadelphia Silver Medal (Sheridan Street Housing)
Contacts
Primary Contact: 
Brian Phillips
Principals: 
Brian Phillips, FAIA, LEED AP; Deb Katz, AIA, LEED AP
Consultant: 
Deb Katz
Supplier: 
Deb Katz
Marketing: 
Brian Phillips
PR: 
Brian Phillips
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