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Olson Kundig Named to Fast Company’s 2020 World’s Most Innovative Companies List

Olson Kundig, Seattle, Pioneer Square
Photo by Andrew Pogue

We are pleased to announce that Olson Kundig has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020.

Fast Company’s annual Most Innovative Companies list honors businesses making profound impacts on industry and culture worldwide. The 2020 list – featuring 434 businesses from 39 countries – provides both a snapshot and a road map for the future of innovation across the most dynamic sectors of the economy. Olson Kundig appears on Fast Company’s list for the fourth time, and has earned the standing of number 3 in the category of Architecture.

“We are honored to be recognized as innovators by Fast Company,” says Tom Kundig, FAIA, RIBA, Principal and Owner. “As a firm, Olson Kundig is all about a holistic design process that incorporates opportunities to experiment, reinvent and discover.”

Olson Kundig, Seattle, Pioneer Square
Photo by Andrew Pogue

To generate the 2020 list, Fast Company’s editors and writers sought out the most groundbreaking businesses on the planet and across myriad industries. They also judged nominations received through their application process.

“At a time of increasing global volatility, this year’s list showcases the resilience and optimism of businesses across the world. These companies are applying creativity to solve challenges
within their industries and far beyond,” says Fast Company senior editor Amy Farley, who oversaw the issue with deputy editor David Lidsky.

About Olson Kundig
Now in its sixth decade of practice, Olson Kundig is a collaborative global design practice whose work includes cultural and museum projects, exhibition design, commercial and mixed-use design, private and multi-family residential, hospitality projects, places of worship, interior design, product design and landscape design for clients around the world. The firm is led by five owners – Jim Olson, Tom Kundig, Kirsten R. Murray, Alan Maskin and Kevin M. Kudo-King – who are supported by a staff of over 190 in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square neighborhood.