Architecture &
Design Research


“In Planning Their ‘Future Firm,’ Future Firm was Born”

Future Firm featured in Architect Magazine’s Next Progressives.
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Office of the Public Architect

“Examining [...] society in regard to public service and human rights has put this office on the map of activist thinking within architecture and design.”
Future Firm’s project Office of the Public Architect is included in Now What?!: Advocacy Activism and Alliances in American Architecture Since 1968

NikeLab c/o Virgil Abloh
Future Firm is one of five Chicago creatives selected to join NikeLab. Ann and Craig will work with 10 interdisciplinary mentees and host public workshops on play & public space.
Read more at Dezeen ︎ DesignBoom ︎ or Ebony Magazine ︎

Where the Borough Ends

Project: Where the Borough Ends (Storefront for Art & Architecture, 2016)
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“Space p11 adds to Chicago’s underground art and architecture scene”

Space p11, an alternative exhibition space in Chicago’s Pedway, is featured in The Architect’s Newspaper.
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The Night Gallery

Project: The Night Gallery (Chicago, 2017–ongoing)
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“Meet Future Firm, the Chicago-Based Practice Calling on Architects to Visualize Vibrant New Futures”

Future Firm is “pushing boundaries in urban architecture and design by starting conversations and sparking fresh ideas” in Archinect. Read more︎

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
“Future Firm: Recent Work”
Ann and Craig lectured on recent work at UWM School of Architecture and Planning.

Book Launch

“Reimagining Chicago’s Alleys and Garages”
Future Firm launched a new book, Rebel Garages, in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Center. Ann and Craig spoke on a panel with six designers, policymakers and artists who are re-imagining Chicago’s alleys and garages as vibrant civic spaces. Read more ︎

Crain’s Chicago Business
“40 Under 40”
Ann is featured in Crain’s yearly roundup of Chicagoans “reinventing what it means to do business in this city.”