Kids Rule!

When a team of teenagers meets a crew of kids, the boundaries are blurred Territory Urban Design Team and our clients went head to head in playground games this fall. Using play as a warm-up exercise was an excellent way […]

BUILD Territory

BUILD Networks BUILD Opportunities BUILD Impact Gather at Ross Barney Architects for a networking event for Territory, an award-winning non-profit design-team studio and design-build practice led by young people ages 14-19 in Chicago. An after work event: light snacks, conversations, […]

Name Shout

Territory’s Year of the People Spot Celebration is this Saturday. While our Fall Urban Design Team is making prep lists and quality assurance plans for the big event, I am thinking of all the young people who have left their […]


A few weeks ago we went back to check on Territory’s first people spot, a social space for McCutcheon Elementary School in Uptown, designed and built by 33 Chicago high school students in the summer of 2013. In that year […]

Reunion for a cause

Calling all Territory team-mates past and present — we are reaching out to you because at some point in time you have participated in a Territory program and we’re really excited to hear what amazing things you’ve been up to […]

We Love Our Volunteers

We are only two weeks into the volunteer workshops, but we’re rolling out the red carpet now to give our volunteers a little limelight. Thanks so much to Alexa, Casey, Faramade, Gerardo, Jenni, Joe, Monica, Olivia, Shane, Sharad and Vera […]