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, […]


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 […]