John Ronan / John Ronan Architects

February 8, 2012 - 5:30pm

John Ronan is an associate professor in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Lead Designer and Founding Principal of John Ronan Architects in Chicago. The firm’s work has been exhibited in New York and Chicago and has been published in many international design publications. Ronan has lectured throughout the United States. He received a Master of Architecture degree with distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1991 after completing a Bachelor of Science with honors from the University of Michigan. He established his practice in 1999.

The firm’s work has been widely exhibited in New York and Chicago, including its entry into the Daniel Burnham Memorial Design Competition (Field Museum, 2009), and its inclusion in The Arts Institute of Chicago’s Young Chicago exhibition (2008). Its work has won numerous awards, including the Green Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for The Gary Comer Youth Center (2010), an AIA Interior Architecture Award for the Yale Steam Laundry, Washington D.C. (2009), and an AIA Distinguished Building Award for the Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School in Chicago (2007).