Principal, Rios Clementi Hale Studios
Bob Hale, FAIA, joined Rios Associates as a Principal in 2001, bringing more than 20 years of experience in designing, planning, and managing highly visible and critically acclaimed architecture. In 2003 the firm became Rios Clementi Hale Studios to recognize Bob’s leadership. He honed his talent for leading a wide range of creative endeavors working for Universal Studios, first as Creative Director, and later as Vice President. For 12 years prior, he worked for Frank O. Gehry Associates, where, as a Principal, he oversaw many award-winning projects, including the temporary home for MOCA, Loyola Law School, The American Center in Paris, and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Bob received his Bachelor of Architecture from Tulane University and his Master of Architecture from UCLA.