Form Found Design is an award-winning, Los Angeles-based architecture and design studio, operating at the intersection of technology and nature.
We explore novel design solutions by studying the forces in nature, listening to the needs of our clients, and applying our own design expertise. We endeavor to innovate and create new opportunities for design to impact society.
Joseph Sarafian, AIA
CEO | Co-Founder
Ron Culver, AIA
COO | Co-Founder
Joseph and Ron believe that design research fuels innovative projects. Their award-winning work has been published globally and has lead to numerous keynote speaking engagements on the role of new technology in architecture.
We believe that design starts by asking questions.
Through research and collaboration, we begin by asking questions, while bringing our own inspiration and expertise to the table. Only after a deep understanding of the site, can opportunities be identified.
We believe in an iterative design process. Only through testing ideas can a solution be found. Our approach employs the latest software and hardware to design and coordinate complex projects at all scales.
Coordinating the project among consultants, we produce detailed construction documents to ensure the realization of our design intent. Our team will then oversee the project through construction.
By Cherise Lakeside (ARCAT.COM)
In this episode, Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT is joined by Joseph Sarafian, AIA, CEO and Ron Culver, AIA, COO – Both Co-Founders of Form Found Design in Los Angeles, California. Joseph and Ron share their experience and insights into the MARS Pavilion in Palm Springs, California. The MARS Pavilion combines the precision of robots and the freedom of fabric to achieve a 15-foot-tall canopy structure for Amazon’s invite-only MARS Conference in Palm Springs.