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Krueck + Sexton Architects, Chicago IL 60654

blank studio design + architecture, Phoenix AZ 85018

Bright Common, Philadelphia PA 19125

John D. Kelley, Architect, Santa Barbara CA 93109

Stewardship Inc, Austin TX 78721

Drawing Conclusions LLC, Fort Lauderdale FL 33312

Architecture Is Fun, Inc., Chicago IL 60610

Strawn + Sierralta, Honolulu HI 96815

Jones Studio, Tempe AZ 85281

Jurassic Studio, Chicago IL 60610

DTW Architects + Planners, Durham NC 27701

Kuklinski+Rappe Architects, Chicago IL 60622

Atelier Ten, San Francisco CA 94103

Corporate Architectural Services, PC, Hinsdale IL 60521

Harboe Architects, Chicago IL 60603

dSPACE Studio, Chicago IL 60657

Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, San Francisco CA 94110

COULSON, Duluth MN 55802

Pappageorge Haymes Partners, Chicago IL 60654

Lake|Flato Architects, San Antonio TX 78210

Manypenny Murphy Architecture, Portsmouth NH 03801

Design2 LAST, Edmonds WA 98020

Peckham Architecture, Columbia MO 65201

Sheri Olson Architecture, Seattle WA 98146

DIAG Studios, Alexandria VA 22301

David Fleener Architects, Chicago IL 60637

Rykerson Architecture, Kittery Point ME 03905

Paragon Designs, San Luis Obispo CA 93401

Thomas W Angell Architect, Spokane WA 99224

Asakura Robinson, Minneapolis MN 55408

emar Studio for Public Architecture, Culver City CA 90232

Cleary Design Studio, Bellevue WA 98004

Heidrun Hoppe Associates, Evanston IL 60201

Elizabeth Herrmann Architecture + Design, Bristol VT 05443

Abruna & Musgrave Architects, San Juan PR 00901

BCG AE, Buenos Aires Argentina

LightLouver, Louisville CO 80027

ArchitecturaLAB, Conshohocken PA 19428

Robin Ashley Architects, Sheffield South Yorkshire UK S1 4RT

Croft Design Collective, Sheffield United Kingdom

Atelier Ten, New Haven CT 06510

Landon Bone Baker Architects, Chicago IL 60612

beta-field, Charlottesville VA 22902

Brubaker, Chicago IL 60091

Orlynbock Design, Chicago IL 60612

John Mariani Architecture, Baltimore MD 21231

Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects, Hopkinton MA 01748

Eifler & Associates, Chicago IL 60604

Studio.e Architecture, Eugene OR 97401

Design Synergies Architecture, Buffalo NY 14202

Anowara Architecture, Lewiston NY 149092

Canopy / architecture + design,Chicago IL 60304

SWIFT LEE OFFICE, Los Angeles CA 91105

M.Todd Architect, LLC, Brooklyn NY 11233

Studio Nigro Architecture + Design, Chicago IL 60641

EVIA Studio, Palo Alto CA 94304

StudioWolff, Rancho Cucamonga CA 91739

Katherine Austin, AIA, Architect, Bend OR 97702

Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc., Santa Monica CA 90404

Pliskin Architecture, New York NY 10006

LEVEL Architecture + Interiors, Gainesville FL 32601

Rory Gilchrist, Chicago IL

Yugene Cha, Glenview IL

Debbie Slacter, Plymouth MN

Jennifer Cutbill, Vancouver BC

Mika Sautet, St. Denis France

Brian Kidd, Chicago IL

Patrick Danaher, Chicago IL

Heather Holdridge, San Antonio TX

Joe Villanti, Chicago IL

Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham, Amherst MA

Marcy Giannunzio, Alexandria VA

Rick McDermott, Kansas City MO

Christopher May, San Francisco CA

Laurie Barlow, South Pasadena CA

Angie Klein, Alameda CA

Ryan Ornberg, Chicago IL

Greg Klosowski, Chicago IL

Dami Soh, Chicago IL

Mic Patterson, Simi Valley CA

Betsy del Monte, Dallas TX

Roxanne Button, Buffalo NY

Steve Kismohr, Chicago IL

Linda Wallack, Chicago IL

Mark Horton, Yangon Myanmar

Kim Nigro, Chicago IL

Leif Widholm, Chicago IL

Sandra Dold, Northbrook IL

Ole Fischer, Salt Lake City UT

Summer Vaughn, Santa Monica CA

Larry Wolff, Rancho Cucamonga CA

S. Rainier, Sacramento CA

Juan Carlos Garzon Moyano, Bogotá dc Colombia

Tom Jacobs, Riverside IL

Jason Roberts, Chicago IL

Hilary Noll, San Francisco CA

Phoebe Schenker, Oakland CA

Holly Lennihan, Alexandria VA

Melanie De Cola, Alexandria VA

Alison Musch, Everett WA

Peter Exley, Chicago IL

Mia DiMeo, Chicago IL

Theron Gabel, Tempe AZ

Luis Huertas, Richmond VA

Raphael Sperry, San Francisco CA

Pam Crowell, Chicago IL

Alima Silverman, Santa Rosa CA

Robert Harris, Oak Park IL

Fumiko Docker, San Francisco CA

Josephine Jacobs, Riverside IL

Cory Rouillard, New York NY

Alan Scott, Portland OR

Taryn Sabia, Tampa FL

Lee Burkart, Charleston SC

Dante Amato, Las Vegas NV

Matthew Hardy, London UK

Karen Votava, Wakefield RI

Jennifer Park, Chicago IL

Jim Morgan, New York NY

Maria Bergh, Chicago IL

Mark Weitekamper, Chicago IL

Scott Rappe, Chicago IL

Michael Kloefkorn, San Francisco CA

Nicole Ellis Semple, Chicago IL

David Langdon, Chicago IL

Kristin Boyer, Seattle WA

Keith Knapp, Hinsdale IL

Joshua Grossman, Chicago IL

Xiang Qiang, Chicago IL/ Beijing China

Beau Rhee, Brooklyn NY

Per 8/15/2019


An urgent Call to Action: #StandWithGreta

A 16-year-old has succeeded where we adults have not.

On August 20, 2018, Greta Thunberg walked out of her Stockholm school and stood in front of the Swedish Parliament building with a sign that read “School Strike for Climate.” Her plea was simple: climate justice and a living planet.

Few took notice at first. But she did it again the next week.

And the next.

Today, Greta is joined by tens of thousands of teenage leaders around the world who walk out of their classrooms on Fridays to demand decisive action on the climate breakdown.

Their approach is working. In July this year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel credited Greta for driving her government to act faster on climate change. The same can and must happen here.

The world’s youth have called on us adults to join them in a Global Climate Strike on September 20, coincident with a week of events surrounding the UN Climate Action Summit in New York.

At Architects Advocate, we believe the demands of the striking youth are not only reasonable, but that they resonate with our professional interests and commitments. That’s why we launched the #StandWithGreta campaign in support of their movement. In Chicago, we’ll be meeting at 11:30am at Federal Plaza on September 20 to participate. Other cities around the country will organize to do the same.

Architects, please join us in standing up for the next generation by supporting the true leaders of our time. Learn more and sign a pledge to #StandWithGreta at

Tom Jacobs

Co-Founder Architects Advocate for Action on Climate Change


Individual Actions:

Sign up to join as an individual member of Architects Advocate - click here.

The Open Letter supports the Bipartisan Climate Solution Caucus in the US House of Representatives which explores policy options that address the impacts, causes, and challenges of our changing climate. New Members can only join in pairs of 1 Democrat and 1 Republican, ensuring a bipartisan balance. 

Use the letter to contact your Representative in Congress and ask her/him to join - click here.

You are someone’s boss – the elected leaders in your districts. Your first responsibility as a citizen in our democracy is to be aware that you are in charge of the elected officials who represent you. These politicians work for and report to you. It is your job to hold them accountable.

Support candidates for public office who affirm climate science and who are dedicated to enact meaningful and needed legislation.

Mark your calendar and vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, 6 November 2018.


Firm Actions:

The 2030 Commitment is a global initiative to help architecture and engineering firms track their progress toward the 2030 Challenge established in 2006 by Architecture 2030. The 2030 Challenge calls for all new buildings, developments, and major renovations to be carbon-neutral by 2030. Over 400 firms nationwide have adopted the challenge so far.

We Are Still In is a network of networks representing more than 127 million Americans and $6.2 trillion of the U.S. economy. More than 2,500 leaders from America’s city halls, state houses, boardrooms, and college campuses have signed the We Are Still In declaration, demonstrating America’s enduring commitment to tackling climate change, ensuring a clean energy future, and upholding the Paris Climate Agreement.

If your firm offers a 401(k) plan for employees, consider including fossil fuel free fund options as part of the 20 investment plans typically offered.

When people divest from fossil fuel companies, they align their investment criteria with their green values.


Architects Advocate 2.0 - A Catalytic Action Platform


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Corey Gaffer Photography
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Dan Miller Architects
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Deanna Berman Design Alt.
D/O - Dwyer/ Oglesbay
David Fleener Architects
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Design Evanston
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Drawing Conclusions
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Edward Keegan Architect

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Environ Architecture
Eric Joseph Architect
Estudio Verde Architects
Facade Tectonics Institute
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Feldman Architecture
Fieldwork Design Group
Fitzgerald APD
FLOAT Arch. Research & Design
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Goody Clancy
Gray Organschi Architecture
Great Blue Heron Studio Arch.
Green Building Architects
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Green Ideas Building Science Cons.
Gorman Richardson Lewis Arch.
Guenis Gulf Eng. & Supply
HA Architecture
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Harboe Architects
Harding Partners
Harley Ellis Devereaux
Helena van Vliet
Helix Architecture + Design
Herman Coliver Locus Arch.
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Holabird + Root
Holly Street Studio Architects

Hyphae Design Lab
Ibanez Architecture
ICL Architecture
IJM Group
Imai Keller Moore Architects

Ingenious Architecture
INTERFORM Arch.+ Design

INVISION planning | arch.| int.
Jan Hird Pokorny Associates

Jaros Baum & Bolles
Jeffrey E. Flemming Architect
Jersey Devil
John Joyce Architects, Inc. 
John D. Kelley, AIA Architect
John deSalvo Design
John Kaliski Architects

John Kelly Architects
John Mariani Architecture
John Ronan Architects
Johnson Lasky Kindelin Arch.
Jonathan Whitten + Associates
Jones | Haydu

Jones Design Studio, PLLC
Jones Studio

Jordan Mozer & Associates
Joy Martin Architecture PLLC

Jurassic Studio
Kaplan Thompson Architects

Katherine Austin, AIA, Architect
Kathryn Quinn Architects, Ltd. 
Kaufman ONeil Architecture
KGM Architectural Lighting
Kipnis Architecture + Planning

Klein and Hoffman
Konstrukcio Studio
Krueck + Sexton Architects
Kuklinski + Rappe
Kupiec Architects PC

Lake Flato
Landon Bone Baker
Lane M Duncan
Latent Design
The Laurentia Project
Lawton Stanley Architects
Lazor / Office
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Leers Weinzapfel Associates
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Lightswitch Architectural
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Liv Companies
LMN Architects
Locus Architecture
Loisir Landscape Design
Lord Aeck Sargent
Lorraine Bonaventura Architects
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Louise Harpman PROJECTS
LTL Architects
LUCE et studio
Lucy C. Williams, Architect
Lundberg Design
Mahlum Architects
Managed Environments
Manske Dieckmann Thompson
MAP Strategies
Marble Fairbanks Architects

Mark DeKay
Mark Eric Benner - Architects
Mark Holmquist

MAS Studio
Matthew Viederman Architect PC
McKay Landscape Architecture

Michael Hennessey Architecture
MIIM Designs
Miller Hull Partnership
Min | Day

Mitchell Garman Architects
MMW Architects

Morgante Wilson Architects
Morse and Cleaver Architects
MX3 Architects

Nadi Design
Nagle Hartray Architecture
Nest Architecture
Newman Architects
NIA Architects

Nicholas Design Collaborative
NK Architects
No Architecture
Norman Kelley
Northlights Architects
Office of Charles F Bloszies

OKW Architects
Olson House
Opsis Architecture
ORE Design + Technology
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Oudens Ello Architecture
Overland Partners Architects
Pappageorge Haymes Partners
Parallax Landscape

Patricia K. Emmons Architecture
Paul Hydzik Photography
Paul J. Levine, Architect
Paul Preissner Architects
Peabody Architects
Perez, A Professional Corporation
Pfaffmann + Associates
Pirie Associates Architects
P.K. VanderBeke, Architect
Propel Sutdio

Proteus Group
Pliskin Architecture 
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Public Design Architects
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PWP Landscape Architecture
Quantum Architects
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Reed Hilderbrand
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Robin Ashley Architects
Roche + Roche Landscape Arch.

Rockford Associates

Rockwell Associates Architects
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Runberg Architecture Group
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