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ABOUT US

BUREAU|AD is a nationally-recognized, award-winning boutique architecture and design firm committed to design excellence.


Founded in 2012 by Tom Nahabedian, the Chicago-based firm has built its reputation through a wide range of projects, including residential, hospitality, institutional and commercial.

In 2021, BUREAU|AD expanded its service offerings to include Design-Build, commencing with the full gut renovation of a vintage co-op residence in Chicago.


Through the exploration of all things designed, BUREAU|AD brings a multi-disciplinary approach to every project. The firm’s work is punctuated by a rigorous attention to detail, programming and space planning, contextuality, materiality, sustainability and innovation.