Co-founding Principals Jodi Batay-Csorba + Andrew Batay-Csorba.
Jodi Batay-Csorba is a founding principal of Batay-Csorba Architects with over 15 years of professional experience. She is a registered Architect, member of the OAA, MRAIC, CAB, NCARB and has been a USGBC Leed Accredited Professional since 2006. Jodi was born in Leamington, Ontario Canada. She received her Master of Architecture degree from the University of California, Los Angeles with advanced placement and distinction in 2005, graduated summa cum laude from Lawrence Technological University, Michigan in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and also holds a Professional Construction Degree. She was the recipient of several honors including the Franklin D. Israel Memorial Design Fellowship, the AIA LA 2x8 Student Award, the Honorable Merit Award, the Honor Award for Excellence in Design and has been widely published and recognized in several exhibitions. She has been involved in projects in Canada, US and Europe building numerous awarded construction projects from mixed use commercial, retail, multi-story residential, single family residential, hospitality, concert venues, stadiums and interior improvements and furnishings. Her practice also includes graphic and media design, where she has developed and created graphic design and writing for published books, internal publications, web design, promotional marketing books, and brand strategy print and packaging. Her experience includes working at quite a number of prominent firms in Los Angeles including Gehry Partners, Morphosis, Aedas, Predock Frane Architects and Gensler, where she has been a Project Designer, Job Captain, Project Architect 3 and Project and Construction Manager. Jodi’s built work has won numerous AIA Design Awards, namely Club Nokia with Gensler an AIA/LA Design Award, Habitat 15 with Predock Frane Architects an AIA/LA Design Award and Colliers International with Biddison Architecture and Design an AIA/MI Design Award.
Andrew Batay-Csorba is a founding principal of Batay-Csorba Architects with over 13 years of professional experience. He is a registered Architect, member of the OAA, MRAIC, CAB, and NCARB. Andrew is an adjunct professor at the University of Waterloo and Ryerson University in Toronto. 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 2x8 Student 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. From 2005-2010 Andrew was a lead project designer and project 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. He previously 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. In 2010 he taught at the University of Toronto Graduate Architecture Program. And in 2009 he was a Visiting Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca New York along with Thom Mayne. He has also taught, critiqued and lectured at UCLA, USC, Sci-Arc, The Institute Without Boundaries and Morphosis Academic Outreach Program.