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Darin C. Cook AIA

Senior Associate Principal

Darin Cook joined the firm in 1996. He has been a design team leader or project manager for several academic and institutional projects. He was a project manager for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building, a research and classroom building at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and the Yale-​NUS College campus in Singapore, the first Yale University campus outside the United States.

He was the design team leader for projects including the Advanced Manufacturing Center for Excellence, a classroom building for workforce training in Columbus, Indiana. He also led the design team for two full-​service projects: the Charles Benson Bear ’39 Recreation and Athletic Center at Grinnell College and the Biomedical Sciences Research Building and Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center at the University of California, Los Angeles. The Grinnell athletics project included master planning and consists of a gymnasium and fitness building, field house and natatorium. The UCLA laboratory complex is dedicated to the research of immunology, AIDS, orthopedics and structural biology.

Mr. Cook’s other projects as design team leader include the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts at Grinnell College, the Thomas E. Golden Jr. Center at Yale University, and an 8,500-square-foot private residence in Pebble Beach, California. The Bucksbaum Center comprises new and renovated wings and contains classrooms, studios, and performance and exhibition spaces. He has also been a member of the team for the Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco’s new multi-​modal transit center to include high-​speed rail and a 5.4-acre rooftop park.

From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Cook was a Fulbright Scholar in the former Yugoslavia. Since 1992, he has served as a guest critic at the Yale School of Architecture, where he has also taught design studios.

Mr. Cook received a Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.

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