AIA Chicago Firm of the Year!

AIA Chicago Firm of the Year!

Honoring their commitment to FUN, collaboration and their designs for “deeply humanistic and courageous” projects, Architecture Is Fun is AIA Chicago Firm of the Year.

Furniture Objects By Architects Pop-Up #FOBA

Furniture Objects By Architects Pop-Up #FOBA

In conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial and AIA Chicago, Architecture Is Fun transformed an empty storefront into a pop-up of Functional Objects By Architects (FOBA). Inspired by museum-minded concepts of open storage, the architecture took form as industrial shelving with a straightforward layout, branded wall graphics and a curated collection; all of which turned a generic gallery into a design destination.

Using Technology and BIM to Tell Stories

Long ago, we invested in Vectorworks and in using BIM Software as more than just a design and production tool; clearly we use it to tell compelling stories. Thanks Vectorworks for adding us to your success story series!

Playmakers

Playmakers

The summer issue Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago (page 168) perches Sharon and Peter atop the Carson Pirie Scott Building, 12 floors above State Street. Editor Diana Tychsen Bitting nailed our story, photographer Katrina Wittkamp captured the moment and some delicious Louis Sullivan ornament and our city served as our backdrop. Cool!

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Peter Exley Reminisces About Preparing Emma’s School Lunch

Peter Exley Reminisces About Preparing Emma’s School Lunch

Architect Peter Exley, FAIA recalls every school lunch he packed for Emma – adorning brown paper bags with love, lifelong lessons, and humor (warning: laughter may make stuff come out of your nose!)