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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Chicago Prize Competition Jury
Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, HASLA to serve on the 2021 Chicago Architecture Center and Chicago Architectural Club Chicago Prize Competition Jury. The competition seeks to give new life to the James R. Thompson Center while preserving its original architecture.
Fellow jurors include Thomas Heatherwick, Bonne McDonald, Mikyoung Kim, Peter D. Cook, Philip Castillo, and Michelle T. Boone. Learn more at chicagoarchitecturalclub.org.
Ross Barney Architects announces a collaboration with Evergreen/Imagine and Nia Architects as part of Chicago’s Invest South/West Initiative. The team’s vision is to create an environment that emphasizes resilient, healthy and sustainable urban living.
Krista Simons Gliva and Ryan Giblin have been elevated to Principals.
“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” said Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, Hon. ASLA, Design Principal and Founder.
McHenry County College Selects Ross Barney Architects
Ross Barney Architects has been selected to design a new Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation at McHenry County College.
The Crystal Lake-based college aspires for the new building to be “an epicenter for community entrepreneurial engagement, emerging workforce inspiration, and economically meaningful teaching/training."
NASA Glenn Ground Breaking
The Ross Barney Architects designed Aerospace Communications Facility breaks ground on the NASA Glenn campus.
The new 54,000 square foot facility will be NASA’s premier facility for radio frequency communications technology research and development. It will allow NASA and commercial partners to develop faster, higher capacity communications for future missions to the Moon and Mars. It will also house research in advanced communication for future urban air mobility and autonomous flying vehicles.
Press Release: nasa.gov.
WTTW – “Draft Executive Order Would Make ‘Federal Buildings Beautiful Again'”
Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney speaks with WTTW on the Draft Executive Order that would mandate a federal style.
Opinion: Make Federal Buildings Beautiful Again
Carol Ross Barney, Design Principal and Founder, responds to the proposed Executive Order to Make Federal Buildings Beautiful Again.
"Our country’s success is built on immense diversity and the constant search for inclusive justice. Our architecture expresses these values. We can’t afford to lose these qualities by dictating style."