Lindsey Telford, AIA


A graduate of Kansas State University in 2014, Lindsey studied digital fabrication, performative buildings, and urban design. Additionally, she taught recitation for Environmental Systems and served as co-chair for AIAS Freedom by Design, a community service program that utilizes the talents of architecture students to impact the lives of people in their community through modes design and construction solutions

Upon graduation, Lindsey worked at Krueck + Sexton Architects where she interfaced with a range of projects from exhibitions at the Chicago Children’s Museum and the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial to construction administration for the United Airlines Terminal Renovations at LAX.

In 2015 Lindsey founded Chicago Plant Rescue, an organization that works to divert viable plants from the waste stream to find permanent homes in the Chicago community. In her free time you can find her exploring conservatories, cultivating her own house-plant jungle, reading dystopic science-fiction novels, and dreaming about adopting every cat in the city of Chicago.


Chicago Plant Rescue, Founder
American Institute of Architects, Member
Chicago Women in Architecture, Member



Architect, Illinois.