The Chicago Studio

ARCH 593 | Fall Semester
Associate Professor Kevin Hinders

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The Chicago Studio, ARCH 593, ISoA Professional Development

Taught as part of the University of Illinois School of Architecture’s 2015 Fall, Chicago Studio, the course was coordinated by Professor Kevin Hinders but was delivered by thirteen Chicago firms who were generous with their time and candid response to the following request:

It is asked that each firm address two main issues: The IDEALS of your firm and the METHODS your firm uses to deliver those ideals to the general public and to the client.  (excerpted from a correspondence with a Chicago architecture firm).

VOA Associates, Inc.

 224 S. Michigan Ave 14th Floor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz

625 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 800

Holabird and Root

140 South Dearborn

Booth Hansen

333 South DesPlaines Street


11 East Madison #300

Cannon Design

225 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

Legat Architects

651 West Washington Blvd Suite 1

Nagle Hartray Architecture

55 West Upper Wacker Drive #302


224 S. Michigan Ave

Klein & Hoffman

150 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1900

Perkins + Will

300 North Wabash Suite 3600

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

111 West Monroe Suite 2300

Goettsch Partners

224 S. Michigan Ave