The Jerde Partnership is a visionary architecture and urban design firm that creates experiential places for people around the globe. Over 1 billion people visit JERDE Places annually. Founded in 1977, the firm has pioneered „placemaking“ throughout the world with projects that provide lasting social, cultural and economic value, and promote further investment and revitalization. Headquartered in a design studio in Los Angeles with project offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul, JERDE takes a signature, co-creative approach to city building and collaborates with private developers, public agencies, specialty designers and local architects to realize the vision of each project. The firm has received critical acclaim from the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, and American Institute of Architects.