Abramson, Ric

Founding Principal | Workplays studio*architecture

Ric Abramson


Ric Abramson AIA established his firm Workplays studio*architecture in 2003. His firms projects have been credited for their typological innovation and neighborhood-based approach to "situational" citymaking. His studio’s architectural solutions reflect a balance of 21st century patterns of living with an environmental responsiveness and community engagement ethos. Ric. Abramson studied architecture as a Fulbright scholar and visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome.

He has been a member of the USC School of Architecture and SCI-Arc faculty and has lectured nationally and locally on housing and creative land development issues. Within the Institute, he has been very active in professional advocacy and small firm education and currently serving as the California rep on the Small Firm Round Table and co-Chair of its Small Firm AIA National Convention Committee.