Practice Founded in 2007, Audax is a Toronto-based architecture and interior design firm with expertise in the luxury real estate market. Clients include commercial and residential developers, celebrity chefs, restaurant and hospitality groups, and affluent homeowners. Audax provides their clients with a holistic approach to design, which incorporates both architecture and interiors. Under the design leadership of Gianpiero Pugliese, Audax's projects are diverse in design style. The firm's work is motivated by Human Architecture, a design approach developed by the studio that combines the best elements of traditional architecture with a modern aesthetic.