Studio ai architects was created by Lily Lim and Mateo Paiva in New York in 2004. Both are licensed Architects and have worked for Rafael Viñoly Architects in New York for number of years as Project Managers for large scale institutional and commercial projects all over the United States as well as in Asia and Europe.
Since its inception, studio ai architects has been involved in projects from residential buildings to commercial retail and office spaces in New York, Argentina, Uruguay, Singapore and Japan.
In 2011, Louis Lim joined studio ai architects and started a furniture and in-house design build shop called makingworks.
In 2012, Esteban Erlich joined studio ai architects. Esteban is licensed in both Argentina and New York and has worked on large scale projects in both South America and the United States. He is also an illustrator and has published two children’s book.
In 2015, studio ai architects opened an office in Buenos Aires with Rosario Murua and Jenny Harvey. The office is located in the building developed and designed by studio ai architects in the Palermo Viejo district: malabia933.
At studio ai architects, every project is a set of unique design challenges that are met with simple and elegant solutions.
Lily Lim Principal, Architect RA
Mateo Paiva Partner, Architect RA
Esteban Erlich Partner, Architect RA
Louis Lim Furniture Designer
Jason Boyd Junior Architect
Nobuyuki Tsukahara Architect JIA (Tokyo Office)
Jenny Harvey Architect (Buenos Aires office)
Rosario Murua Architect (Buenos Aires office)