March 5, 2021
Founding Principal, Future Firm
Ann Lui, AIA, is Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Michigan and founding principal of Future Firm. Future Firm is a Chicago-based architecture and design research practice that designs spaces for people to come together in new ways. Future Firm’s work has been exhibited at the Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Architecture\Urbanism, Storefront for Art & Architecture, and Exhibit Columbus (forthcoming). Ann was co-curator of the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, titled Dimensions of Citizenship. She co-edited Public Space? Lost and Found (MIT/SA+P Press, 2015) on aesthetic and spatial practices in the civic realm. She holds an SMArchS in History, Theory and Criticism from MIT and a B.Arch from Cornell University.