A R O Culture

We nurture a culture of shared principles and a cooperative spirit is inherent to ARO. Everyone ensures the office has fun within and outside the studio, from annual Pumpkitecture traditions to Friday pinups that open design conversations to the whole studio, gathering the best ideas from many minds. The multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives among our team strengthens the studio’s collaborative and creative process, and we welcome talent and collaborators of different cultures, races, and creed.

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ARO Pumpkitecture Zoom Haunting
ARO at the 2019 Climate Strike
Photo of two people looking at material samples in a daylit office
Materials Working Group
Zero-Waste Initiative
ARO participates in annual Daylight Hour raising awareness to reduce energy use in offices.
Daylight Hour
hand pointing to paper research prototype
Research at ARO
Group picture of ARO team members at GrowNYC's Governor' Island Teaching Garden
Annual Day of Action