Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture
Physical model of Hermitage Museum Project
Asymptote Architecture is an internationally acclaimed architecture design and art practice based in New York City. Established by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid
Asymptote's projects range from building design to visionary masterplans and art objects and installations to virtual and augmented reality environments.
Asymptote Architecture
Asymptote's fundamental mission centers on utilizing cutting-edge technological tools and capabilities in both the research and implementation of architecture and design to bring about top-tier solutions and projects centered on humanistic and sustainable futures.
Yas Marina and Hotel
Asymptote's design of the Yas Island Marina Hotel architecture reconciles the dramatic site conditions with the ambitious program to contain a luxury 500-room hotel with extensive amenities situated above a Formula 1 Racetrack and within a Yacht Marina.
Asymptote Architecture is an international architecture practice that has distinguished itself globally with intelligent, innovative and visionary projects that include building designs, master planning projects, art installations, virtual reality environments as well as interiors and design.
Architectural Design
Virtual and Augmented Reality
Asymptote created the first commercially viable and completed Metaverse projects for The Guggenheim Museum and the New York Stock Exchange. As a result of these and many other projects, extensive and deep knowledge of Virtual and Augmented reality design solutions as architectural experiences. Hani Rashid had initiated Columbia Universities Digital Design studios and has since researched and experimented in various academic institutions and venues on the possibilities and prospects and use of virtual and augmented reality's impact and importance to the built environment and human experience.

Urban Installations

Asymptote has worked with various groups such as Audi, Birkenstock, Vivienne Westwood, Pirelli, Alessi, Knoll International, and IWC watches to create brand leveraging design solutions through the use of architectural works and interventions, and installations.
Asymptote's combined acumen with spatial experimentation and design and extensive experience in art installations have been utilized to create compelling artistic and informative environmental brand experiences and events.
Charging the Future Audi CityLab
Asymptote's E_domesticity Installation built in Milan for the Salone di Mobile 2019, film by Dojo_Filmstudio Berlin
Asymptote Object Design
Asymptotes have produced essential objects and work for various companies, including Pinarello cycling, Alessi, IWC watches, Zumtobel Licht, and the Pirelli design group. The design work by Asymptote is focused on critical aspects of a brand's identity and its market interests and trajectory. Asymptotes' involvement with brands is part of a holistic approach to design, where objects are thought of as part of an ethos-driven spatial continuum.
Gallery of Works
In our Gallery of Works you can find other projects in such categories as cultural, residential, commercial architecture as well as interior design, installations and product design.

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