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Remembering the Oklahoma City Bombing

The devastation that was witnessed on April 19, 1995 will never leave the minds of Americans. 168 people perished in the aftermath of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and we remember those lost to this act of terrorism.

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Carol Ross Barney Announced as University of Illinois School of Architecture's Spring 2022 Pelli Distinguished Lecturer

The University Of Illinois School Of Architecture is pleased to announce alumna Carol Ross Barney as the spring 2022 Pelli Distinguished Lecturer. Her lecture will take place via Zoom on Monday, May 2, at 6 pm CDT. Visit here to register.

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Carol Ross Barney Featured in "The Women Who Changed Architecture"

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Carol Ross Barney to Speak at 2022 AIA Conference on Architecture

On June 22nd, Carol Ross Barney will be speaking about Chicago's Constant Reinvention at the AIA Conference on Architecture. Visit here to register.

Worlds Most Innovative Companies 2022

Fast Company - World's Most Innovative Company

Ross Barney Architects named one of 2022's Most Innovative Companies for "energizing Rogers, Arkansas, with a new park project and McDonald's restaurants with net-zero design". Read more here.

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Now Hiring

Are you passionate about storytelling, thrive in a fast paced environment, and enjoy a culture of inquiry?

Check here for open opportunities. Submit resume and work samples to work@r-barc.com with the position in the subject line.

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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.

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The Most Existential Design Challenge Lies Directly and Immediately Ahead of Us - Save the Planet

Ross Barney Architects stand in solidarity with our AIA colleagues who recently attended the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, COP 26, and advocated for serious change to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reverse climate change.

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Metropolis Magazine 2021 Planet Positive Awards

As McDonald’s Corporation accelerates its commitment to reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050, we are pleased to announce that Metropolis Magazine has awarded the inaugural, Planet Positive Award’s top honor to the McDonald’s Chicago Flagship restaurant.

Read more at metropolismag.com.

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Cooper Hewitt Designer Spotlight with Ross Barney Architects

On Thursday, October 28th, The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum hosted a remote Designer Spotlight event with 2021 National Design Award Juror Patricia Saldaña Natke featuring Carol Ross Barney and several members of Ross Barney Architects.

Watch here.

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Architectural Record - “Interview with Carol Ross Barney”

The October 2021 issue of Architectural Record features an interview by Zach Mortice with Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA in honor of the studio’s receipt of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum National Design Award.

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Illi­nois Gov­er­nor Pritzk­er Announces 2021 Order of Lin­coln Recipients

Design Prin­ci­pal and Founder Car­ol Ross Bar­ney, FAIA, HASLA hon­ored as 2021 recip­i­ent of the Order of Lin­coln, Illi­nois’ high­est hon­or for pro­fes­sion­al achieve­ment and pub­lic service. Established in 1964, the Order of Lincoln honors Illinois residents whose work uplifts every community in the state. This year’s Lincoln Laureates will be honored at the upcoming 57th annual Convocation at the Chicago History Museum.

You can view the ceremony here.

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