Founded in 1999, John Ronan Architects is an internationally-recognized design firm based in Chicago and comprised of dedicated design professionals committed to producing architecture of the highest quality, marked by conceptual innovation, exploration of materiality, and a rigorous attention to detail. The firm has a studio culture and its working method is research-based and collaborative. The work of the firm has been published internationally and exhibited widely and is the subject of three publications, including Out of the Ordinary, The Work of John Ronan Architects (May 2022). The firm has won three AIA National Architecture Awards (IIT Innovation Center, Poetry Foundation, Gary Comer Youth Center) as well as AIA National Library Design and AIA National Housing Design for the Independence Library and Apartments project in Chicago. The firm practices internationally and its portfolio includes projects across a wide variety of project types and scales, ranging from house to small cultural buildings to university classroom buildings to high-rise office buildings.