Bureau V | Architecture and Design Studio Profile | Brooklyn, New York


Based in New York City, with projects in the greater New York City area, the US, and internationally, Bureau V embraces architecture's role as fundamentally collaborative and interdisciplinary. The studio's work often falls on the border of architecture, providing the studio with new perspectives and opportunities to place architecture in a wide cultural landscape.

"Easily one of the most exciting and eclectic young design firms working in New York," Bureau V is committed to creating innovative projects that challenge cultural norms and create vital new destinations.

What we do:
Furniture Design
Fashion Design
Site Planning
Feasibility Studies
3D Web Design
Design Consulting
Event Design & Production
Capital Fundraising Consulting

Architectural Review Culture
   Commended Award
AN Best of Design Award for
   Adaptive Reuse
Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize
Architectural Digest Innovators
A’Design Award
Curbed Groundbreakers
Ten Best Arts Centers of 2015
   (Architectural Record)
NYC’s Best New Architecture
  of 2015 (Curbed)

Bureau V work has appeared in:
Cooper Hewitt
Centre Pompidou
Guggenheim Museum
Gwangju Biennale
Museé de L'Homme
Performa Biennial
REDCAT Theater
Storefront for Art and Architecture
Venice Biennale of Art

Clients and Collaborators:
Arto Lindsay
Assume Vivid Astro Focus
Brooklyn Public Library
Early Morning Opera
Montello Foundation
Museo Publications
National Sawdust
Pin-Up Magazine
Slab Architecture
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Tyler Coburn

Bureau V projects and its members have received support from:
Art Production Fund
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
MacDowell Colony
Saatchi & Saatchi
West of Rome

Press Bibliography
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Bureau V Architecture
100 W 14th Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10011
+1 212.595.2193 tel.

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Stella Lee, RA, AIA, CPHC is a founding principal of Bureau V. She has taught architecture at Columbia University, Syracuse University, and at the University of Kentucky’s College of Design. Stella holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University. Stella is a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey, is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a Certified Passive House Consultant.


Laura Trevino, RA, AIA has been a principal of Bureau V since 2011. She has taught architecture at Syracuse University. Laura holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and a Master of Science Degree in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. She is a licensed architect in New York State and in Mexico and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Peter Zuspan is a founding principal of Bureau V. He has taught architecture at Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, and the University of Kentucky’s College of Design. Peter holds a Bachelors of Arts and Master of Architecture from Columbia University. He is also the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the nonprofit National Sawdust.

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