3002 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Mario Cipresso is founder and principal of Santa Monica-based architecture firm, STUDIO SHIFT. Formed in 2004, STUDIO SHIFT is a critical practice with a commitment to challenging convention and producing innovative architecture. Prior to STUDIO SHIFT, Mario served a six year tenure at Morphosis, working as a lead designer with Pritzker Prize winning architect, Thom Mayne. With both STUDIO SHIFT and Morphosis, Mario has directed the design and production of a large number of complex projects ranging from single-family homes and retail stores to masterplans, mixed-use towers and resorts throughout the world.