Future Firm is an architecture and design research practice. We make spaces, big and small, for people to come together in new ways.

Founded by Craig Reschke and Ann Lui, the firm’s work designs private and public spaces which produce previously impossible futures—for our clients and our communities.

3149 S. Morgan St.
Chicago, IL 60608


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Craig Reschke, AIA

Craig is an architect and Designer-in-Residence in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered architect in the state of Illinois. He graduated from Harvard's Graduate School of Design, where his research focused on rural American landscapes, and he graduated with the Jacob Weidenmann Prize. He also holds B.Arch from University of Tennessee. Previously, Craig was a project architect at SOM and RODE Architects, where he led the design of buildings at many scales.

Ann Lui, AIA

Ann is an architect and Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a registered architect in the state of Illinois. She holds an SMArchS from MIT in History, Theory & Criticism and a B.Arch from Cornell University, where she was awarded the Charles Goodwin Sands Medal and the Clifton Beckwith Brown Memorial Medal. Previously, she practiced at SOM, Ann Beha Architects, and Morphosis Architects. Ann co-edited Public Space? Lost and Found (SA+P/MIT Press, 2017) and is currently co-curator of the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 titled Dimensions of Citizenship.

Suzie Shang, suzie.shang@future-firm.org
Heidi Metcalf, heidi.metcalf@future-firm.org
Fernando Turpin, fernando.turpin@future-firm.org


3149 S. Morgan St. #1
Chicago, IL 60608


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Selected Press

NewCity, “Designer of the Moment 2018: Ann Lui” — February 2018

Chicago Architect, “Future Firm Seeks Balance Between Innovative and Practical” — January 2016

The Architect’s Newspaper, “The Night Gallery projects architectural visualizations into the streets of Chicago” — July 2017

Next City, “Chicago Firm Calls for Creating Office of the Public Architect” — October 2017

DNAInfo, “Alleys Transformed Into Main Streets: Could it Happen?” — May 2016

WBN, “Re-imagining City Garages” — May 2016