SO-IL is an idea-driven design office that brings together extensive experience from the fields of architecture, academia, and the arts. A creative catalyst involved in all scales and stages of the architectural process, SO – IL approaches projects with an intellectual and artistic rigor fueled by a strong commitment to realizing ideas in the world. SO – IL is lead by partners Florian Idenburg, Jing Liu and Ilias Papageorgiou
SO-IL has worked on an array of projects ranging in scale from the master plan of a cultural campus in Shanghai, China to a series of prints for the Guggenheim Museum. Projects include the flagship store for Benetton in NYC, student housing in Athens, Greece, the Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California in Davis, the Frieze Art Fair in NYC, and Kukje Gallery in Seoul.
The work has received numerous awards, including the MoMAPS1 Young Architects Program, the AIA Young Practices Award and the Emerging Voices award by the Architectural League. SO – IL has been widely featured in international publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and Domus, and in exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urbanism, Studio-X in Beijing, Kunsthal KAdE in The Netherlands and the Benaki Museum in Greece.
IDEO, New York, NY USA, 2014
Kukje Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, 2012
Frieze Art Fair, New York, NY USA, 2012
Logan NY, New York, NY USA, 2012
Flockr Pavilion, Beijing, China, 2010
Pole Dance, New York, NY USA, 2010
Derek Lam Atelier, New York, NY USA, 2009
Knoll Lounge, New York, NY USA, Expected 2014
New, Inc., New York, NY USA, Expected 2014
UC Davis Museum of Art, Davis, CA USA, Expected 2016
K11, Hong Kong, HK, Expected 2018