Pei Cobb Freed & Partners to Design Office Building in California

14 March 2011 (Last Updated March 14th, 2011 18:30)

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 cr

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.