Courtyards: An Architectural Design Element

Architecturally, courtyards add a design element that creates connectivity between interior and exterior space. The open air oasis, a rarity in dense cities, provides a multifunctional extension of living space ideal for entertaining, gardening, yoga and star gazing, right in the middle of a restless city. Unlike a yard, courtyards carved out in the center…

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Moss is Hiring a Project Architect

Moss is a full service architecture and design studio located in Logan Square. Our work is diverse by design, and allows us to explore the best design solutions across varied project types including residential, commercial, breweries and wineries, restaurants, retail, urban planning, and custom furniture. Our projects are mostly in Chicago and southwest Michigan. Our culture and…

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How We’re Celebrating Earth Day 2018

Although every day is earth day in our eyes, sometimes we need to give the earth some extra love. This year, Earth Day is on April 22nd, and the moss team will celebrate Earth Day with a mix of outdoor activities. And with the unseasonably cold temperatures we’ve been slapped with, it’s entirely possible we’ll be able…

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Moss Receives Historic Preservation Award

Every year, the members of Logan Square Preservation presents an award to the best historic preservation project for the year. We were presented with a crystal eagle Preservation Award for our 2017 work on Logan Certified, our adaptive reuse development project in Logan Square. Acting as developer, architect and general contractor, we transformed a 6,000 square foot,…

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