Ann Lui is an architect and writer. She is interested in intersections of the systematic and the spectacular in the built environment and the architectural profession itself.

Ann has practiced at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Chicago, Bureau Spectacular, and Morphosis Architects. She holds a SMArchS from MIT in History, Theory & Criticism, where she received the Schlossman Fellowship. Ann also holds a B.Arch from Cornell University where she graduated with the Clifton Beckwith Brown Medal and Charles Goodwin Sands Medal. She collaborates with Craig Reschke on architectural speculations and research; their work has been awarded the Penny White Prize (Harvard GSD) and Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship (Cornell AAP); and recognition from the Chicago Prize (2015) and Burnham Prize (2013).

Recent + ongoing work:

Other writing:

On the 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.