TOUZET STUDIO works in an atelier environment where the research, design process, and execution of each project are important and specific to each site and client. The Studio is committed to humane, elegant and sustainable design solutions that address the needs and aspirations of our communities and our world. The sculpturally detailed architecture and interiors of Touzet Studio are mindfully inspired by nature, culture, and technology. From urban design to bespoke interiors and carefully crafted buildings – each project is designed to withstand engagement over time and to be place and client specific.Both Principals have been awarded the Silver Award and Architect of the Year by the American Institute of Architects.
CARLOS PRIO-TOUZET | AIA BArch Princeton University
Carlos Prio-Touzet became a founding Principal of Touzet Studio in 2004 and has a highly experienced diverse background in design leadership. His experience includes architectural design, interior design and master planning for projects that include entertainment, hospitality, retail, office, institutional, multi-family and single family residential homes. Drawing in inspiration and insights from literature, art and culture from the outside in, he has produced several award-winning building designs in Europe, Asia and the United States that have been recognized and renowned by peers and industry leaders alike.
JACQUELINE GONZALEZ TOUZET | AIA LEED AP BArch Cornell University
Jacqueline Gonzalez is a founding Principal of Touzet Studio and has a reputation for strong design and professional leadership. Her approach to each design is based on a rigorous understanding of the people, the climate, the culture, and history of a place. A champion for preparing the community for coastal resilience and designing a livable and sustainable future, she is the Chair of the Resiliency Committee for the Board of MRED (University of Miami School of Real Estate, Development and Urbanism), an AIA advisor to the Sea Level Rise Committee, and a frequent guest critic at University of Miami and Florida International University. She has designed award winning projects in Asia, Europe and in the USA that include hospitality, mixed use- both architecture and interiors.
“…they’ve continued to design recognizable buildings in South Beach, including the new Nike, Gap and Apple stores on the same block on Lincoln Road, which fluently blend modern architecture into the historic district.”
How These Design Duos Collaborated on Celebrated Designs in South Florida
“The work of Touzet Studio captures that subtle balance that is the essence of the new Miami; it achieves sculpture through attention to detail and materiality rather than relying on flashy forms.”
– Case Study: The Evolution Of Miami Architecture