About Tapani Talo

Owner, TALO-Green Passive Architect P.C. (USA) & NY Super Studio Architects (Global)
Location – Greater New York City Area
Industry – Architecture & Planning

Tapani Talo’s Summary

Strategic design and financial development for individual projects, large developments anywhere in the world.
Assist with programming as well as design phase in order to bring cost of both design and construction down up to 20%.
Preferably in projects that are striving for long term low near zero utility cost and high staff or occupancy comfort.


– Commercial Interior Architectural Design & Planning ( galleries, museums, airports, etc)
– Residential Interior Architectural Design & Planning
– Green, very high profile and large Class A office buildings, museums, stadiums, airports, financial centers to small custom TOTALLY green residential.

Tapani Talo’s Experience

Principal and Owner of Talo Architect

April 2002 – Present (15 + Years)
Globally and VERY Green, Humanitarian and still high profile, high design architecture. We can achieve this by becoming part of the team BEFORE the program and idea is set. We bring the best and the brightest engineers and consultants to the process as the projects matures.

This way not only does the client save in large project 10 to 20% in project cost, but we make it possible to save up to 80% in energy and utility costs annually.

Principal Designer and Project manager

Edward Barnes, Philip Johnson, Steven Holl, James Polshel, HLW

Architecture & Planning industry
February 1980 – March 2002 (22 years 2 months)
As Principal Designer and Project manager
Personal Numerous International Competitions since 1985

Tapani Talo’s Education

Ball State University

BA Honors, Architecture

1974 – 1980
RIBA Part one 1978 from North East London Polytechnic, with Honors.
Sound Engineer for the Rolling Stones 1972-1977, with studies in Museum, Green, Cutting Edge & Acoustics for them and during architecture studies at the same time.
Activities and Societies: AIA, SAFA and active member of Architectural Leagues of NY. Originator of the 26 year program of Young Architects Series. Life time member Art Students League of NY.

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