2022 0914 Fast Company Innovation By Design Railyard

Fast Company - 2022 Innovation by Design Awards

We are excited to announce that Railyard Park in Rogers, Arkansas received top honor for Best Urban Design by Fast Company as part of its 2022 Innovation by Design Awards. The program highlights designers and businesses who are solving the most crucial problems of today and anticipating the pressing issues of tomorrow. Click here to see the full list of winners.

2022 0912 AIA Chicago Decarbonization Citation of Merit

AIA Chicago DESIGNIGHT - Decarbonization Award

Ross Barney Architects is honored to be awarded the Decarbonization Award, Citation of Merit, for the McDonald's Global Flagship at Walt Disney Resort.

The purpose of the Decarbonization Award is to recognize those projects that have gone above and beyond base level energy reduction goals. Recognizing a greater need for the built environment to use less energy in construction, material use and occupied energy consumption. The goals of this award are to showcase those project vanguards that exemplify the profession’s abilities to pursue the goals of the 2030 Commitment without compromise to the functional and aesthetic goals of the project.

2022 0901 Architectural Record Design Leader Award

Architectural Record - 2022 Women in Architecture Awards

Design Principal and Founder, Carol Ross Barney, has been honored as Design Leader by Architectural Record in their ninth annual Women in Architecture Design Leadership Awards.

2022 0511 AN Invest SW

Invest South/West - Auburn Gresham breaks Ground

We had the opportunity to be part of the City of Chicago’s first groundbreaking of their Invest South/West Initiative at Auburn Gresham. We were joined by our partners Nia Architecture and GMA Construction Group in the celebration of something beautiful for the community. This mixed-use project will bring 58 apartments as well as commercial spaces across two buildings to Auburn Gresham. Stay tuned for more updates!

2022 AIA Chicago Lerch Bates Peoples Choice Award No Frame

Public Voting Now Open for 2022 AIA Chicago Lerch Bates People’s Choice Award

Searle Visitor Center, Lincoln Park Zoo is a finalist in 2022 AIA Chicago Lerch Bates People’s Choice Awards, presented in partnership with AIA Chicago and the Chicago Architecture Center. Visit here to register and vote.

2022 0816 AIA Chicago Decarbonization Finalist

AIA Chicago - Decarbonization Finalist

The McDonald’s Global Flagship at Walt Disney World Resort has been named a finalist in AIA Chicago’s Design Excellence Awards.

2022 0724 Remembering Edward Feiner

Remembering Edward Feiner

“Our dear friend and colleague, Ed Feiner, was a champion and advocate for great design. He believed in our firm and so many others, during his tenure with the GSA when he enacted the Design Excellence Program. ⁠He will be missed and his indelible mark on the world is deep. I feel honored to have known him.” –Carol Ross Barney⁠

⁠Pictured is Ed (middle) and Carol (right) during a design charrette for the Oklahoma City Federal Building. ⁠

⁠To read more about Ed's legacy, please click here.

2022 0708 AN Best of Practice Awards

The Architect's Newspaper - Best of Practice Awards

We are honored to be named as the Best Large Midwest Architecture Firm in The Architect’s Newspaper 2022 Best of Practice Awards. The award acknowledges the work of national leaders in the AEC industry who demonstrate the establishment of a successful company is as valuable as the creation of a singular building.

“Ross Barney Architects should be recognized for the firm’s longstanding commitment to collaborative and inclusive civic engagement and for using design as a tool to empower communities and to bring greater equity and accessibility to the public realm.” Coren Sharples (Principal SHoP Architects, Jury member)

Click here to see the full list of honorees.
2022 0624 Crains 2022 Sustainability

Crain's - 2022 Notable Leaders in Sustainability

Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA has been named as one of the notable leaders in sustainability.

2022 0622 Metra Auburn Park Groundbreaking 2

Metra Auburn Park Breaks Ground

Auburn Park, a $35 Million Metra Station will run along the Rock Island Line. Construction is expected to wrap in 2024.

2022 0616 MCHAP Outstanding Projects

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize - "Outstanding " Projects

McDonald's Global Flagship Chicago has been shortlisted as one of the 38 "outstanding" projects for Cycle 4 of Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).

2022 0601 Metropolis Sustainability Lab Neo Con

Metropolis - Sustainability Lab at Neo Con

Register now to join the conversation with Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA at the Sustainability Lab.

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