Ed Bakos

architecure, art, arts & culture, Design, electronics & gadgets, future of light, leds, london, psfk, psfk labs, sports & fitness, technology, work & business

New York City




ED BAKOS joined Champalimaud in December 2012 as Managing Director. Mr. Bakos’ extensive luxury hospitality and restaurant experience, spanning 26 years, has positioned him as a leader in the design industry. Ed is recognized for his ability to collaborate with high profile clients on complex projects to create innovative and engaging guest experiences. Past projects have included the first W Hotel, the Belvedere Hotel in Mykonos and the Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. At Champalimaud, Mr. Bakos will direct the firm’s expansion into new project categories that leverage its hospitality focus and innovative approach to create relevant and differentiated design solutions for discerning clients. A graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Master's in Architecture from Harvard University, Mr. Bakos worked for several years overseas teaching architecture at Cornell University’s Rome Program and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Ed returned to New York to join