Ann Lui is an architect and writer. She is interested in intersections of the systematic and the spectacular.

Ann has practiced at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Chicago, Bureau Spectacular, and Morphosis Architects. She holds a SMArchS from MIT in History, Theory & Criticism and a B.Arch from Cornell University. She collaborates with Craig Reschke on architectural speculations, constructions, and research.

Recent + ongoing work:

Other writing:

On young Skidmore and Owings and the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and also on Island of Happiness, at uncube magazine; on development in Hyde Park, American architects in Korea, and smart grids in Chicago, all at Architect's Newspaper. Also, on whether Lu Wenyu was overlooked for the Pritzker Prize; and whether worker safety should be included in LEED at Archinect.