COMMERCIAL


Nike School Chicago
2022
︎︎︎
Transforming “collegiate gothic” style into a contemporary learning and retail space for Nike.

Completed
Retail


Bronzeville Winery
2022
︎︎︎
A restaurant featuring art, wine, and music in Chicago’s South side.

Completed
Restaurant


Rxology
2021
︎︎︎
A distinctive, branded space for an independent pharmacy.

Completed
Retail



Justice of the Pies
2021–
Transforming a mid-century building into a social-mission driven retail bakery and kitchen.

In Progress
Retail


Nafsi
2021–
A contemporary restaurant in the historic South Side Cultural Center.

In Progress
Restaurant


The Silver Room
2020
︎︎︎
A flexible redesign of a beloved store and community space.

Completed
Retail


RESIDENTIAL


Hem House
2021
︎︎︎
Bringing contemporary architecture to a broader market.

Completed
Residential


Huron Multiunit
2021–
Renovation of a classic six-unit into modern living spaces.

In Progress
Residential


Eddy St. ADU
2021–
Activating a residential backyard with new residential space.

In Progress
Residential


Huron ADU
2021–
A two-story live-work space in a former garage.

In Progress
Residential


Evanston House
2019–
︎︎︎
A flexible single-family house for an artist and an educator.

In Progress
Residential



INSTALLATIONS & EXHIBITIONS

Midnight Palace
2021
︎︎︎
What is civic space for the midnight city?

Completed
Installation


The Night Gallery
2018–
︎︎︎
Nocturnal projections during the summer months, in public space.

Ongoing
Exhibition

Where the Borough Ends
2018
︎︎︎
An interactive model exploring the boundaries of Manhattan. 

Completed
Exhibition



Circus for Construction
2015–2016
︎︎︎
A mobile exhibition space for hosting site-specific conversations.

Completed
Exhibition



ARTS, CULTURE & COMMUNITY


Revolution Workshop
2022–


Workshop, office, and classroom space for a revolutionary organization.

In Progress
Community / Non-Profit


The Den Theater
2019–
︎︎︎
Expanding a theater space into a public hub for performance and gathering.

In Progress
Arts & Culture



Kimball Arts Center Tenant Spaces
2021–
Supporting Chicago creatives at a Humboldt Park hub. 

In Progress
Arts & Culture



Equity Arts
2022–
A home for BIPOC artists, creatives, and community in Wicker Park.

In Progress
Arts & Culture / Non-Profit


Mobile Makers Chicago
2021–
A new, flexible space for an organization that empowers youth and builds diversity in design.

In Progress
Arts & Culture / Non-Profit
Design Architect: Mobile Makers, Maya Bird-Murphy

Pivot North Lawndale
2021
Where residents and small business come together to thrive.

Proposed
Community


Studio 5524
2018
︎︎︎
Renovation of a century-old building into a gallery & art space for a painter.

Completed
Arts & Culture



DESIGN RESEARCH

Rebel Garages
2019
︎︎︎
Reimagining Chicago’s alley system as a vibrant civic space.

Completed

Research
Policy Proposal

Office of the Public Architect
2019
︎︎︎
When issued a building violation, should you have the right to a Public Architect?

Completed
Research
Policy Proposal



Storm-Speed City
2019
︎︎︎
Exploring how a city can work in tempo with a volatile climate.

Completed
Research
Speculation




Project Index


ARTS, CULTURE & COMMUNITY


Revolution Workshop
2022–
Workshop, office, and classroom space for a revolutionary organization.

In Progress
Community


The Den Theater
2019–
︎︎︎
Expanding a theater space into a public hub for performance and gathering.

In Progress
Arts & Culture



Kimball Arts Center Tenant Spaces
2021–
Supporting Chicago creatives at a Humboldt Park hub.

In Progress
Arts & Culture



Equity Arts
2022–
A home for BIPOC artists, creatives, and community in Wicker Park.

In Progress
Arts & Culture


Mobile Makers Chicago
2021–
A new, flexible space for an organization that empowers youth and builds diversity in design.

In Progress
Arts & Culture / Non-Profit
Design Architect: Mobile Makers, Maya Bird-Murphy

Pivot North Lawndale
2021
Where residents and small business come together to thrive.

Proposed
Community


Studio 5524
2018
︎︎︎
Renovation of a century-old building into a gallery & art space for a painter.

Completed
Arts & Culture




COMMERCIAL


Nike School Chicago
2022
︎︎︎
Transforming “collegiate gothic” style into a contemporary learning and retail space for Nike.

Completed
Retail


Bronzeville Winery
2022
︎︎︎
A restaurant featuring art, wine, and music in Chicago’s South side.

Completed
Restaurant


Rxology
2021
︎︎︎
A distinctive, branded space for an independent pharmacy.

Completed
Retail



Justice of the Pies
2021–
Transforming a mid-century building into a social-mission driven retail bakery and kitchen.

In Progress
Retail


Nafsi
2021–
A contemporary restaurant in the historic South Side Cultural Center.

In Progress
Restaurant


The Silver Room
2020
︎︎︎
A flexible redesign of a beloved store and community space.

Completed
Retail


RESIDENTIAL


Hem House
2021
︎︎︎
Bringing contemporary architecture to a broader market.

Completed
Residential


Huron Multiunit
2021–
Renovation of a classic six-unit into modern living spaces.

In Progress
Residential


Eddy St. ADU
2021–
Activating a residential backyard with new residential space.

In Progress
Residential


Huron ADU
2021–
A two-story live-work space in a former garage.

In Progress
Residential


Evanston House
2019–
︎︎︎
A flexible single-family house for an artist and an educator.

In Progress
Residential



INSTALLATIONS & EXHIBITIONS

Midnight Palace
2021
︎︎︎
What is civic space for the midnight city?

Completed
Installation


The Night Gallery
2018–
︎︎︎
Nocturnal projections during the summer months, in public space.

Ongoing
Exhibition

Where the Borough Ends
2018
︎︎︎
An interactive model exploring the boundaries of Manhattan.

Completed
Exhibition



Circus for Construction
2015–2016
︎︎︎
A mobile exhibition space for hosting site-specific conversations.

Completed
Exhibition


DESIGN RESEARCH

Rebel Garages
2019
︎︎︎
Reimagining Chicago’s alley system as a vibrant civic space.

Completed

Research
Policy Proposal

Office of the Public Architect
2019
︎︎︎
When issued a building violation, should you have the right to a Public Architect?

Completed
Research
Policy Proposal



Storm-Speed City
2019
︎︎︎
Exploring how a city can work in tempo with a volatile climate.

Completed
Research
Speculation