Selected Past Projects

Chicago Riverwalk

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Urban Planning, Park, Community, Ecological

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

The Chicago Riverwalk is a linear park and urban space that stretches from Michigan Avenue to the confluence at Lake St. The design revolves around the creation of ‘rooms’ that are linked through a common design language and feature unique urban landscape and activities. The project has received numerous awards and recognition and has become a bustling place for business and recreation in the heart of Chicago.

Fermilab Illinois Accelerator Research Center

Project Location: Batavia, IL
Project Type: Architecture, Office, Research Facility

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

Located on the Fermilab campus of the U.S. Department of Energy this 83,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility houses offices, technical lab, 175 seat lecture hall, and educational space to study and create cutting-edge accelerator technologies. Tuned to the environment, the building features many sustainable practices including underfloor air distribution, sustainable materials, and optimum design for daylighting and views. The building was awarded LEED Gold Certification.

Jiangbei District Sports and Cultural Center

Project Location: Nanjing, China
Project Type: Architecture, Arts + Culture, Sports Complex, Community, International

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

This cultural center in the Jiangbei district of Nanjing was designed to serve as a beacon for the community in the rapidly developing area. The complex consists of four buildings arranged to create a multipurpose plaza and community park. The program includes a large preforming theater, art museum, classrooms, fitness center, and sports arena.

Highland Park Elementary

Project Location: Stillwater, OK
Project Type: Architecture, School

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

This new K-8 elementary school at 400 S Drury St. was designed to foster learning and community. Two outdoor courtyards on the interior of the building provide protected places for classroom learning, gardens, and activities. The building also features a multipurpose gymnasium, cafeteria and student commons area that serves a multitude of activities during the school day and as community space after hours.

McCormick Place Event Center

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Architecture, Event Center, Hotel, Arena

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

The McCormick PLace Event Center incorporates an event center with a 500 room boutique hotel.  The heart of the facility features a flexible main volume that serves as a concert hall, business convention center, or NCAA basketball court for DePaul University basketball.

Cermak-McCormick Place Station

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Architecture, Infrastructure, Train Station

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

The new Green Line station at Cermak serves the Chinatown and Motor Row area of Chicago and is the first station at that location since 1977. The station fills in a major gap in CTA service that once existed at McCormick Place since the previous station was removed from service and demolished. The unique design features a highly durable and visually striking stainless steel skin that shelters the platform.

Great Rivers Chicago

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Urban Planning, Visioning, Community, Ecological

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

Initiated and lead by the Metropolitan Planning Council, ‘Our Great Rivers’ is a vision plan for the Chicago, Calumet, and Des Plaines Rivers. Several sites along the rivers were selected to provide a more tactile vision for some common types of river conditions. The work included: a bridge between the community around Goose Island, a mixed-use development and community center in Bridgeport, and a biofilter park in an existing industrial channel in Little Village.

CAN TV

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Architecture, Office, Television Studio

*project worked on while at Ross Barney Architects

This new studio, office and community building for CAN TV is located in the Illinois Medical District at 1309 S. Wood St., between Damen and Ashland. The new headquarters building for Chicago Access Network Television includes a large and a small television studio, offices, meeting space, and open public space.

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square

Project Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Project Type: Architecture, Office, Financial Center, International

*project worked on while at Goettsch Partners

This Office complex and international financial center is made up of five distinct buildings totaling 290,000 square meters. The four office towers are 31-story and 27-story and are elevated 27 meters above the ground level, which frees up the pedestrian plaza of the complex. The whole project was designed with sustainability in mind and was the first development in Abu Dhabi to be certified LEED-CS Gold.

Genway Tower

Project Location: Suzhou, China
Project Type: Architecture, High-rise, Office, International

*project worked on while at Goettsch Partners

This 20 story office building in Suzhou features a three-story base connected by a large central lobby.  The tower of the building is made up of office space with a conference center at the top floor.

300 East Randolph Vertical Expansion

Project Location: Chicago, IL
Project Type: Architecture, High-rise, Office

*project worked on while at Goettsch Partners

25-story vertical expansion to the existing 33-story Blue Cross Blue Shield building at 300 East Randolph. It was the first project in Chicago to be expanded vertically. The project incorporates offices, conference center, and an open atrium with floating conference rooms that spans almost the entire height of the 57-story building.