co(X)ist

About Us

We create a transformative experience through a thoughtful sequence of moments, enhancing the connection between people and spaces to better everyday life.
  Frank Lin ,  NCIDQ    &  Megan Lin ,    AIA & LEED    Principals   Frank and Megan graduated with honors with Master of Architecture from the Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. Prior to moving to Austin and starting their practice, they both work at critically acclaimed Star Architects in Los Angeles.  Frank served as project manager at Graft Lab working on high-end hospitality project in Las Vegas; and gained professional experience working on varies mixed-use projects in United States and China as senior project designer at both Gensler and MCO Design.  Megan immersed herself with wHY Architecture and served as project designer and project manager on several high-profile museums and galleries throughout the US including Grand Rapids Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and L & M Gallery in Venice, California.

Frank Lin, NCIDQ & Megan Lin, AIA & LEED

Principals

Frank and Megan graduated with honors with Master of Architecture from the Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. Prior to moving to Austin and starting their practice, they both work at critically acclaimed Star Architects in Los Angeles.

Frank served as project manager at Graft Lab working on high-end hospitality project in Las Vegas; and gained professional experience working on varies mixed-use projects in United States and China as senior project designer at both Gensler and MCO Design.

Megan immersed herself with wHY Architecture and served as project designer and project manager on several high-profile museums and galleries throughout the US including Grand Rapids Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and L & M Gallery in Venice, California.

 
  Beth Murphy ,  AIA & LEED    Project Manager   Beth also earned a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis and joins co(X)ist Studio after practicing architecture for over 10 years in Chicago. Beth has worked on a wide range of projects which vary in both program and scale including: interior office build-outs, high-rise residential towers, primary and secondary schools, single family residences, and urban master plans. Beth served as Project Manager and Project Designer for an elementary school renovation that was awarded the Project of the Year for Chicago Public Schools.

Beth Murphy, AIA & LEED

Project Manager

Beth also earned a Master of Architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis and joins co(X)ist Studio after practicing architecture for over 10 years in Chicago. Beth has worked on a wide range of projects which vary in both program and scale including: interior office build-outs, high-rise residential towers, primary and secondary schools, single family residences, and urban master plans. Beth served as Project Manager and Project Designer for an elementary school renovation that was awarded the Project of the Year for Chicago Public Schools.

  Moji    Office Manager   Moji is an essential part of the team at co(X)ist. His excitement to come to work each day motivates us all to work a little harder. He is extremely dedicated to his job at notifying us when we have a guest or when the mail is being delivered. While he has not yet mastered the ability to make coffee, he makes up for this short fall with sheer enthusiasm. His ability to tackle any task regardless of his lack in stature is inspiring to all.

Moji

Office Manager

Moji is an essential part of the team at co(X)ist. His excitement to come to work each day motivates us all to work a little harder. He is extremely dedicated to his job at notifying us when we have a guest or when the mail is being delivered. While he has not yet mastered the ability to make coffee, he makes up for this short fall with sheer enthusiasm. His ability to tackle any task regardless of his lack in stature is inspiring to all.

  Christopher Chappell ,  AIA    Project Architect   Chris earned his Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Florida and his Master of Architecture degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis. Chris is a registered architect in the state of Texas. While working in Austin and San Francisco, he has focused on a broad range of project types that include hospitality, industrial office/warehouse, interior remodels and finish-outs, and single and multi-family residential. Chris has experience managing all phases of design from concept to construction.  ��

Christopher Chappell, AIA

Project Architect

Chris earned his Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Florida and his Master of Architecture degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis. Chris is a registered architect in the state of Texas. While working in Austin and San Francisco, he has focused on a broad range of project types that include hospitality, industrial office/warehouse, interior remodels and finish-outs, and single and multi-family residential. Chris has experience managing all phases of design from concept to construction.

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  Charles Cupples    Project Designer   Charles received his undergraduate degree in architecture at the University of Texas, Arlington and a Master of Architecture at Cornell University where he was awarded the Eschweiler prize for distinction in design studio. He has worked on a large range of projects in New York and Austin, Texas including work at notable firms including Weiss / Manfredi and Jenny Sabin Studio in New York City and collaboration of a pavilion installation at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian NYC. His focus within the realm of architecture has been related to computational research and fabrication, and has also contributed to and maintains interest in teaching and constructing buildings through traditional practice.

Charles Cupples

Project Designer

Charles received his undergraduate degree in architecture at the University of Texas, Arlington and a Master of Architecture at Cornell University where he was awarded the Eschweiler prize for distinction in design studio. He has worked on a large range of projects in New York and Austin, Texas including work at notable firms including Weiss / Manfredi and Jenny Sabin Studio in New York City and collaboration of a pavilion installation at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian NYC. His focus within the realm of architecture has been related to computational research and fabrication, and has also contributed to and maintains interest in teaching and constructing buildings through traditional practice.