Elanco Engages Local Firms to Lead New Global Headquarters Design

Elanco Animal Health announced the selection of RATIO | CSO LLC as the architect for the new Elanco Global Corporate Headquarters planned for the former GM Stamping Plant site in downtown Indianapolis. In addition to RATIO Design and CSO Architects, the design team includes a host of local engineers and XBE firms.

CSO and RATIO pursued the project as a joint venture in order to maximize local involvement and take advantage of both firm’s professional design expertise, resources, and considerable corporate design portfolios. “We are truly humbled by this tremendous responsibility and we welcome the opportunity to develop a transformative project for Elanco, the City of Indianapolis, and the State of Indiana,” said Bill Browne, Principal / President, RATIO.

According to CSO President Alan Tucker, “The RATIO | CSO Team understands the significance of this important neighborhood and riverfront footprint in Indianapolis, and is committed to work with community leaders, White River State Park Commission, Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the City of Indianapolis, and Elanco leadership to determine an approach and design which satisfies as many stakeholders as possible while remaining true to Elanco’s overall vision of a workplace of the future.”

CSO Ranks Among Top 300 Firms in Architectural Record’s Annual List

CSO is proud to be ranked #132 in Architectural Record’s 2020 list of the Top 300 Architecture Firms in the United States, rising 56 spots since last year. The ranking reflects our commitment to provide design and service excellence for the benefit of our clients, our people, our community, and our environment.

The annual list, compiled by Engineering News-Record, ranks firms based on earnings from architectural services provided in the previous year. CSO continues to climb the list, ranking 175 in 2018 and 151 in 2016.