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.
The Architect's Newspaper - "Just the Ticket"
“Many designers would find an active railway an impediment to the creation of a new five-acre park. The Arkansas & Missouri railroad train tracks run through downtown Rogers, Arkansas, were a local trademark worth venerating, not obscuring.
Read more from Editor Matt Hickman at archpaper.com.
Metropolis - "Railyard Park Signifies a Small-Town Renaissance"
Addie Broyles of Metropolis Magazine catalogs the recent completion of the Railyard Park in Rogers, Arkansas.
50 Years after the Peace Corps
2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps and the 50th anniversary of Carol embarking on assignment to Costa Rica.
ArchDaily – “Between Water and Land”
ArchDaily features the Chicago Riverwalk in a round-up of 10 promenade and waterfront projects.
"...turning the water banks into dynamic and appealing public spaces helps to establish a certain balance between the stiffness of the built environment and the fluidity of water."
Continue reading at archdaily.com
Architectural Record - “Design on a Diet”
Architectural Record features the McDonald’s flagship at Walt Disney World. “Proving less is more, Ross Barney Architects aims for net zero in Disney World”.
Architect’s Newspaper – “A Feat of Climate-Responsive Efficiency”
Architect’s Newspaper takes a look at the net-zero McDonald’s flagship at Disney. Yes, Imagineers were involved.
Fast Company -“McDonald’s new restaurant is 100% solar powered”
Fast Company takes a look at McDonald's first Net-Zero Energy restaurant designed by Ross Barney Architects.
McDonald's Unveils Net-Zero Energy Restaurant
The McDonald’s Global Flagship at Walt Disney Flagship aims to become the first Net Zero Energy quick service restaurant and in doing so represents McDonald’s commitment to building a better future through “Scale for Good”. Incorporating visible and impactful symbols of change, the restaurant deploys architecture and technology to firmly place itself in the future.
Read more news.mcdonalds.com.
BISNOW - "Wood Skyscrapers?"
BISNOW catalogs the evolving use of mass timber in Chicago. Ross Barney Architect’s is helping pave the path.
Read more at bisnow.com
Chicago Tribune - “…the Future is Female”
The Chicago Tribune talks with Chicago Leaders, including Design Principal and Founder Carol Ross Barney, about how women are changing the face of Chicago.
Q: What are the challenges of being a woman in this business?
Carol Ross Barney: Architecture is a very challenging and competitive business for any practitioner, but the degree of difficulty is exponentially increased for women who face both the prejudices against women in American society and the still unequal status of women in the architectural profession…
Read the full interview at chicagotribune.com.