Longlisted for Dezeen Awards 2021 emerging architecture studio of the year, DAAM is an award-winning architecture and design firm based in Chicago.

We make a conscious effort to challenge the discipline’s historic tenets of control, purity, autonomy and abstrusity, and to embrace the inevitable uncertainty and complexity that allows for a more fluid, fuzzy, collaborative and accessible practice.

Founded in 2016 on the principles of collaboration and cross-disciplinary practice at the intersection of Design, Architecture, Art & Making, our firm continues to develop in response to contemporary architecture’s paradoxical position at the nexus of opposing ambitions – the need to survive within the structures of capitalism, the desire to productively engage with the social world and the will to execute our creativity.

DAAM has been longlisted in the emerging architecture studio of the year category of Dezeen Awards 2021.


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