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Speaking Architecture Reaches #1 on Amazon Bestseller List

Our book Speaking Architecture has made it to the top of the Amazon Bestseller list in the Architecture Project Management category. Many thanks to everyone who, directly or indirectly, has supported this guide to the architectural process and we hope it serves as a valuable tool for its readers in their construction journeys.

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Jeff Klymson authors new book “Speaking Architecture: From Concept to Construction to Completion”

After a long process of writing and editing, Jeff Klymson's book Speaking Architecture: From Concept to Construction to Completion is now ready to give any prospective client, contractor, or student the confidence to effectively communicate through the language of architecture. The book goes on sale on Amazon in Dec.

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Soldier Field project wins 2023 Architecture MasterPrize

2023 Architecture Master Prize - Residential Interior

Our intervention enables the homeowners to seamlessly navigate through the townhouse in an efficient layout; a transformation of a generic, developer-driven interior into a residential experience that reflects the detailed-oriented personalities of our client.

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Honor HQ wins 2023 Architecture MasterPrize

2023 Architecture Master Prize - Honorable Mention Commercial Architecture

2023 Architecture Master Prize - Honorable Mention Other Architecture

This new project is an operations office that has been designed to embrace transparency and view, with a deep connection to site and place. The Massing of building has been designed to join the site, with a program and operational character of the project specific to this client.

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Collective Office Makes Short List of Best Architects in Chicago by Home Builder Digest

We have recently been included in a short list of best architectural firms in Chicago by Home Builder Digest. We are honored to be a part of this list alongside the six other amazing firms. "Instead of just focusing on aesthetics, Collective Office goes deeper by considering lifestyles, work dynamics, and the specific details that set its clients apart."

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Soldier Field House wins 2023 AIA Design Excellence Award

2023 AIA Chicago Design Excellence Merit Award

Soldier Field House wins Chicago AIA Design Excellence Merit Award. This project is exemplary for our practice in its minimal design and restrained palette. We are grateful to all involved for the realization of this special project.

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Lake Geneva House wins 2022 Architecture Master Prize

2022 Architecture Master Prize - Residential Interior

We are so excited to announce that our Lake Geneva House has been awarded an Architecture Master Prize. This is a very important project for our practice. One that allowed the exploration of modern minimal design and detailing with a very constrained material palette.

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Soldier Field House wins 2022 Architecture Master Prizes

2022 Architecture Master Prize - Residential Single Family

2022 Architecture Master Prize - Residential Interior

We are so excited to announce that our Soldier Field House has been awarded two Architecture Master Prizes. This is a very important project for our practice. One that allowed the exploration of modern minimal design and detailing.

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Lake Geneva Residence wins AIA Honor Award

2020 AIA SPA Honor Award

We are pleased to announce that the Lake Geneva Residence has won a 2020 AIA SPA Honor Award. We hope you enjoy this project as much as we do!

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