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About

We create a close, collaborative relationship with our clients, guiding them through the pleasures and challenges of building. The site/context, the client's program and building codes are the raw materials for the design process. We shape these elements with experience, formal critique, and a poetic sensibility. 

The firm was established in 1985 and specializes in unique private and public architecture. The projects range from large residential renovations and additions to country homes, to high-profile public and commercial commissions. 

 

Kathryn Quinn, Principal

Kathryn Quinn has been the Principal of her own firm since 1985 and has completed more than 350 projects, ranging from small residential additions to the remodeling of the Grand Concourse of Soldier Field. Her architecture degree is from the University of Illinois in Chicago and has spent time studying abroad in Versailles and London. In recent years, her practice has expanded beyond the Midwest and she is currently registered in 16 states, having completed projects from NYC to Seattle. Before opening her own firm, Kathryn worked with two important names in Chicago architecture, Thomas Beeby and Harry Weese, designing a large award-winning retail showroom and complex. Her main focus has always been refined residential design.