"UIUC School of Architecture offered me a superb foundation of architectural understanding.  The school presented highly influential faculty whose wisdom and instruction resides in my brain to this day.  UIUC was a great collegiate experience."

Robert Benson

Design Director
4240 Architecture, Inc.,
Chicago, Illinois

4240 Architecture, Inc.

Our Design Firm, with studios in Chicago [42 N lattitude] and Denver [40 N lattitude], is compelled to challenge assumptions and expectations.  Through listening, researching and invetigating, 4240 Architecture designs meaningful environments. 

We are committed to:
research | lead
invest | imagine
listen | profit
build | create
publish | give
exchange | experiment
conserve | lecture
share | sensitivity
model | community
draw | integrity

Law FIrm (New Construction Office Building)
Chicago, IL

GSA Recovery Chicago (Adaptive Reuse into Modern Office Space)
State Street South
Chicago, IL
June 2012

CertusBank NA (Headquarters, Conference and Training Center, Flagship and Branch roll-outs)
Various Locations, South East United States
Estimated Fall 2013

Nugent Hall (LEED Gold Student Housing)
UIUC Ikenberry Commons
Champaign, IL
Fall 2012

When Recruiting Architecture Students Robert looks for:
Intelligence and talent.  Diversity of interest.  Ability to communicate.