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Architect's Newspaper, "AN Interior’s Top 50 Architects and Designers of 2023"
• Chicago Magazine, "How Justice of the Pies Made Its New Shop Accessible"
Eater, “Superstar Baker Maya-Camille Broussard's Justice of the Pies to Debut Friday“
Dwell, “Chicago Is Running a Design Contest to Create Infill Housing—Here’s a First Look at Submissions”
Dwell, “Chicago Calls On the World’s Best to Design Infill Housing on Its Thousands of Empty Lots”
Architect’s Newspaper, “An exhibition by Himali Singh Soin at the Art Institute of Chicago situates viewers within mythic catastrophes”


Architect’s Newspaper, “Future Firm designs a stylish eatery for Chicago’s South Side Bronzeville neighborhood“
Architect Magazine, “Inside Out: Cultivating a Destination for Community, Local Art, and, of Course, Good Wine“
Hospitality Design, “Bronzeville Winery Opens in Chicago”
NewCity, “Design 50 2022: The Fifty People Who Shape Chicago | Ann Lui and Craig Reschke”
Wallpaper*, “Chicago’s Future Firm aims to spearhead change”
Dwell, “Here’s How We Fix the Hole in the Middle of the Housing Market”


Fast Company, “The middle class is being crushed by the housing crisis—and a solution is hiding in plain sight”
Wallpaper*, “Hem House proposes new Chicago housing solution”
Azure Magazine, “How Future Firm Finds Inspiration in the ‘Messy Ecology’ of Cities"
The Republic, “Midnight light: Sears/Cummins building aims to be overnight sensation"
Wallpaper*, "Architects create Indiana installations as Exhibit Columbus opens”
Architect’s Newspaper, “Future Firm imbues a Chicago store and community space with flexible furniture”
• Sci-Arc Channel, “On Futures: Future Firm”


ArchDaily, “Graham Foundation Announces 2020 Individual Grants”
Wallpaper, “Redesigning The Silver Room community space in Chicago”
• Architect’s Newspaper, “Exhibit Columbus reveals 2020–2021 curatorial theme and Miller Prize recipients”
NewCity, “Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago”
Area (Italy), “A new generation of architects paint a diverse community practicing in Chicago


Architect Magazine, “In Planning Their 'Future Firm,' Future Firm was Born”
Archinect, “Meet Future Firm, the Chicago-Based Practice Calling on Architects to Visualize Vibrant New Futures”
Chicago Magazine, “Who’s Got Next?: The Activist Architect”
Architect Magazine, “Next Progressives: Future Firm”


Crain’s Chicago Business, “40 Under 40: Ann Lui”
NewCity, “Designer of the Moment 2018: Ann Lui”


• Next City, “Chicago Firm Calls for Creating Office of the Public Architect”
• The Architect’s Newspaper, “The Night Gallery projects architectural visualizations into the streets of Chicago”
• Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, City of Chicago. IncentOvate Grant (with Chicago Architecture Foundation)
• Times Square Alliance with the Urban Design Forum. Times Square Valentine, Invited Finalist


• Archdaily, “Manhattanisms: 30 Firms Envision New York City's Future Through Drawings and Models”
• DNAInfo, “Alleys Transformed Into Main Streets: Could it Happen?”
• WGN, “Re-imagining City Garages” 
• Chicago Architect, “Future Firm Seeks Balance Between Innovative and Practical”
• Oslo Architecture Triennale, After Belonging. Honorable Mention for “Cooperative Arctic Hedge Fund”


• Architectural Record, “Exhibition Review: Designing a Presidential Legacy”
• Chicago Prize, Chicago Architectural Club. Honorable Mention for “Obama Drone Aviary”
• Architizer, “Step Right Up to This Traveling Architectural Circus“ 
ArchDaily, “Crowdfunding: Transformed Truck To Take Art & Architecture on the Road“