Team 4

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Firm Description

We have delivered global excellence in this great city, shaping Chicago’s skyline, neighborhoods and public realm for more than 80 years. It’s said that our Chicago buildings turn "pragmatism into poetry."

Our elegantly undulating O’Hare Global Terminal aims to be the world’s best, through optimal functional planning, great design, and keen practicality – all quintessential Chicago qualities.

We infuse the muscular heritage of Chicago architecture and engineering with many lessons from the natural environment, to increase human comfort, save energy and define a distinctive sense of place.

This can be Chicago’s next great building and our new gateway to the world.