Ross Barney Architects is a Chicago-based architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture studio.
World’s Most Innovative Company
Fast Company names Ross Barney Architects one of 2022’s Most Innovative Companies for “energizing Rogers, Arkansas, with a new park project and McDonald’s restaurants with a net-zero design”.
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Krista Simons Gliva, AIA and Ryan Giblin, AIA have been elevated to Principal.
“As dedicated leaders of our collaborative studio, Ryan and Krista have invested themselves in our work and vision for leaving the world a better place. I’m looking forward to the future of our firm with their leadership” — Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, Hon. ASLA, Design Principal and Founder.
DuSable Park design team selected
The Chicago Park District selected Ross Barney Architects’ joint venture with Brook Architecture (DuSable Park Design Alliance) to design DuSable Park; a 3.5 acre space where the Chicago River and Lake Michigan meet.
McHenry County College
McHenry County College selects Ross Barney Architects to design the new Foglia Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation on the Crystal Lake Campus.
McDonald’s Global Flagship Chicago receives LEED Platinum Certification, the highest level of achievement from the globally recognized program.
Fast Company World Changing Ideas
Fast Company names the McDonald’s Global Flagship at Walt Disney World a 2021 World Changing Idea finalist.
Railyard Park Signifies a Small-Town Renaissance
Addie Broyles of Metropolis Magazine catalogs the recent completion of the Railyard Park in Rogers, Arkansas.
Just the Ticket; New Railside Public Park
Matt Hickman of The Architect’s Newspaper reflects on challenges and opportunities and active train tracks presented for the Railyard Park “…a local trademark worth venerating, not obscuring.”
Ross Barney Architects is dedicated to empowering a sense of place, pride, and belonging; in our work and in our studio.
Ross Barney Architects designs to preserve the planet for future generations and is a signatory of the AIA 2030 Commitment and Architects Advocate. No matter the scope or scale, each project explores an inventive and integrated approach to stewardship; anything less is not an option.