New York-based architect Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners has been selected to design the corporate headquarters of insurance firm PIMCO in Newport, California.
PIMCO’s plans include construction of a 20-storey, 35,000m² building.
Henry Cobb’s brief is to create a collaborative, open-architecture floor plan, a conference centre and a trading floor.
Irvine Company has been selected to develop and manage the building.
Construction is slated to begin in mid 2011 with a completion date pencilled in for mid 2013, as reported by dailypilot.com.