bKL Architecture has been named the AIA Chicago 2020 Firm of the Year! The award recognizes achievements and excellence in the body of work produced by a firm over a period of time, and the ongoing contributions of a firm to the advancement of the architectural profession.
Congratulations to the entire bKL team—It’s a testament to true teamwork and collaboration, and an incredible way to close out our 10th year!
bKL is proud to announce that Lathrop received an AIA Chicago 2020 Design Excellence Award! The award was recognized at this year’s AIA Chicago Designight. Congratulations to the team!
bKL Architecture is proud to announce the addition of three new principals and owners to the firm’s leadership team: Danielle Tillman, Jon Gately, and Juan Robles. Each is a long-standing and dedicated member of bKL, and their talents and accomplishments have been integral to the success of the firm.
bKL is proud to announce that Lathrop received the 2020 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Rehabilitation! bKL is honored to be part of such an important project. Congratulations to the team!
A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday, September 10 for bKL’s 300 N. Michigan! Congratulations to the team: Sterling Bay, Magellan Development Group LLC, citizenM Hotels, and Linn-Mathes!
bKL’s Thomas Kerwin to join the Chicago Architecture Center and Chicago’s First Lady Cruises on Thursday, September 24 for “An Evening with an Architect!” See more information and purchase tickets at the link below.
bKL’s Whitney Young Library is featured in the August 2020 issue of ARCHITECT! We are honored by this feature, written by Katie Gerfen, and are appreciative of the recognition.
Focus and bKL’s Coach House research featured in Crain’s August 12 article, “These firms are ready to build coach houses in Chicago,” by Dennis Rodkin.
In Partnership with Focus, bKL Provided Research and Recommendations Regarding Chicago’s Proposed ADU Ordinance
In partnership with Focus, bKL Architecture recently provided research and recommendations to Chicago’s Joint Committee on Housing and Real Estate regarding the City’s proposed Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Ordinance.
Read the summary of our findings below:
bKL’s Danielle Tillman will participate on the Mazars “Manufacturing & Distribution in the Era of COVID-19: INNOVATION” panel discussion. This panel discussion will be held Thursday, July 30 at 10:00 am CST via Zoom. See more information and register at the link below.