“In Planning Their 'Future Firm,' Future Firm was Born”

Future Firm featured in Architect Magazine’s Next Progressives. Read more or listen to the podcast

Project: The Night Gallery (Chicago, 2017–Ongoing) 


“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 ArchinectRead more

Project: Studio 5524 (Chicago, 2018)

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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. Read more

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Book Launch

Rebel Garages, a new book by Future Firm with the Chicago Architecture Center, launches with a conversation with six designers, policymakers and artists who are re-imagining Chicago’s alleys and garages as vibrant civic spaces. Read more


“The Activist Architect” 

“Seeing problems as opportunities — that’s arguably the defining trait of a visionary.” Founding principal Ann Lui is highlighted in Chicago Magazine’s “Who’s Got Next: Emerging Power Players.” Read more

Project: Where the Borough Ends (Storefront for Art & Architecture, 2016)

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Modern Love

Future Firm’s collaboration with Andrew Heumann is a finalist for the Time Square Valentine: the project invokes the ghosts of Times Square, echoing the sixties and seventies in which shadowy movie theaters allowed for romantic encounters in an era of necessary anonymity. Read more

Project: Of Monsters and Gods (Times Square Valentine Finalist, 2017)