Andrew Batay-Csorba is a founding principal of Batay-Csorba Architects with over 15 years of professional experience. He is a registered Architect, member of the OAA, MRAIC, and NCARB. Andrew has taught, lectured and critiqued locally and internationally at the University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Ryerson University, The Institute Without Boundaries, Cornell University in Ithica and New York, UCLA, USC, Sci-Arc and Morphosis Academic Outreach Program in Los Angeles, California. Andrew was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Los Angeles with advanced placement and distinction in 2005 and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from Lawrence Technological University, Michigan in 2000.
He was the recipient of several honors including the Franklin D. Israel Memorial Design Fellowship and the AIA LA 2×8 Award and has been widely published and recognized in several exhibitions. Andrew has been involved in projects in Canada, US, UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, Spain and Australia from museums, schools, high rise commercial/residential, hospitality, residential and transportation projects. From 2005-2010 Andrew was a lead project designer and manager at Morphosis in Santa Monica, California where he lead over twenty projects such as the winning submission for the Orange County Museum of Art, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas and proposals for the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), the National Jazz Center in New Orleans as well as several prominent urban design projects. Prior to Morphosis he worked at Smith Group in Michigan as a lead project designer on the Boll Family YMCA in downtown Detroit, which received both an AIA Michigan and AIA Detroit Design Award.