We plan and design human-centered spaces, experiences, and services.
Strawn + Sierralta's work ranges from strategic planning for learning institutions, to service design for healthcare, to generative user research for innovation initiatives, to the design of prototypes of spatial environments, to architectural design.
CURRENCIES OF ARCHITECTURE
Partner exhibition and event space for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial celebrating the CAC's 130th Anniversary.
for CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION
Memorial to remember and honor the victims of the terrorist attacks of Feb 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001.
for LOWER MANHATTAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
SKI ON HOME
Ski-in, ski-out home located on the main run of the ski slopes of Squaw Valley, California directly below the nation's only funitel.
for PRIVATE CLIENT
INTERACTIVE HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT
Reimagining the processes and spatial experiences across Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's check-in/check-out environments.
for MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER
COLLABORATIVE TEAM SPACE PROTOTYPE
Hackable framework that allows students at IIT's Institute of Design to deploy and test their own tools and technologies, while forming micro-environments inside the larger studio space.
for IIT'S INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
LEARNING EXPERIENCE PROTOTYPING
A Learning Space Strategic Plan that explores new learning experiences, their spatial implications and multi-disciplinary initiatives.
for SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
ONE BEDROOM LIFE IN MUMBAI
Exploratory research project for Godrej, one of India's largest and most trusted companies, resulting in a strategic design proposal for a new ecosystem of service offerings.
for GODREJ & BOYCE
MEDICAL SIMULATION EXPERIENCE CENTER
Strategic plan and innovative program for a new, inter-professional Simulation and Innovation Center.
for PRIVATE RESEARCH UNIVERSITY & HOSPITAL
HISTORY CHANNEL'S CITY OF THE FUTURE
A super-dense, independent city powered by a cutting-edge hydrogen-based energy infrastructure composed of floating skyscrapers over Lake Michigan.
for HISTORY CHANNEL
STATE STREET HYBRID PROTOTYPE
Experimental, interactive installation in an historic Louis Sullivan building on Chicago's famed State Street, designed to gather demographic data while engaging visitors.
for CHICAGO LOOP ALLIANCE
FORD CALUMET ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
LEED Platinum environmental center sitting directly between a biologically sensitive marsh and Ford Motor Company, acting as a hub of environmental activities for the local community and for Chicago-based museums.
for FORD MOTOR COMPANY & CITY OF CHICAGO
THE SHINING MAZE
A hedge maze for the historic Stanley Hotel, where Stephen King was inspired to write “The Shining”, while staying in the now famous Room 217.
for THE STANLEY HOTEL
ART-FOCUSED SERVICE DESIGN
User experience strategy for an immersive auction environment that supports newly developed behavioral personas.
for CHINA GUARDIAN AUCTION HOUSE
COWORKING RESIDENTIAL PILOT PROJECT
User experience strategy for a high-rise, residential, coworking community in Chicago's South Loop.
for SABAL FINANCIAL
FREEDOM MUSEUM SCULPTURE
Signature work of art for the McCormick Tribune Foundation's new Freedom Museum, located in the base of the historic Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.
for MCCORMICK TRIBUNE FREEDOM MUSEUM
75TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION
Exhibition design that marks the Institute of Design’s 75th Anniversary and highlights the current student works in the annual End of Year Show event.
for IIT'S INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
MOJAVE DESERT TEMPORARY SHELTER
Temporary, off-the-grid shelter for the Mojave Desert built from reclaimed materials that can withstand the extreme climactic conditions of the desert.
Custom, scalable innovation processes, taught in workshops to Hyatt's frontline staff, for developing, prototyping and testing concepts in-house.
for HYATT HOTELS CORPORATION