Architecture is our Passion.

WE ARE DREAMERS. WE ARE DOERS.

If you’re looking for an architect who will listen to you, seek to understand what makes you unique, then discover and bring out the best your project has to offer, you have come to the right place.

WE LISTEN

ETHOS WORKSHOP is a full-service architecture and planning firm emphasizing core values as a means to intelligent design. Through professional excellence and a friendly culture, the firm has garnered a loyal following of repeat clients since its formation in 2001. We provide a full array of architecture and planning consulting services nationwide.

WE DISCOVER

We believe that lasting collaborative relationships and educated project teams provide the best venue for creating engaging and exciting places. We embrace advances in technology, and the tools of our trade. We understand the importance of serving with humility, as a reminder that we are one of many vital project contributors.

WE CREATE

We respect and value our environment. As architects, we have a unique responsibility to ensure that the work we do protects, enhances, and beautifies our communities and culture. We are challenged to preserve the future by making wise choices today, and by encouraging others to do likewise. We thrive on lasting relationships and smart collaboration.

WHAT WE DO, AND HOW WE DO IT

At Ethos Workshop, no vision is too big, and no detail is too small. Whether we are providing guidance on a proposed development, assisting an end-user in the efficient programming of their space, or creating dynamic aesthetics for a landmark building, we believe that understanding your core values is our first priority.

Let our expertise work for you.

Concept Studies

We bring a team of experts to our clients to ensure that the feasibility concepts being proposed are contextually appropriate and economically achievable. Dream it. Build it.

Site Evaluation + Planning

Our years of experience in site planning, traffic flow, and building positioning provide practical yet creative solutions to maximize a project's potential to create value for you, the owner.

Building Design + Engineering

We believe all projects provide an opportunity to create something beautiful in our environment. Retail, Medical Office, and Hospitality are markets in which we are commonly very active.

As-built Documents

We understand the need for owners to have precise records of their assets. Using awesome laser tech, we often prepare detailed floor plans, Lease Outline Diagrams, and other building survey data.

Code Compliance

Today, buildings of all shapes and sizes must accommodate a broad range of accessibility needs, along with sustainable design features. Fortunately, we know all about those things.

Municipal Entitlements

Before any shovels are put in the ground, requirements of municipal entities must be met. We can shepherd your project through these often muddy waters and come out clean on the other side.

BIG FIRM PROFESSIONALISM. SMALL FIRM FRIENDLY.

Retail

In retail, new concepts for attracting tenants and consumers are always in demand. In response, we create retail and mixed-use environments rich in detail and substance, that also provide the flexibility owners and tenants need.

Healthcare

In an environment where patient care must come first, yet profit and growth are critical to success, we take the time to understand how your core values can improve the experience for those going thru treatment.

Hospitality

We understand the importance of details that lead to a refreshing hotel stay, like the mints on the pillows. In the design of these public and private spaces, we know that branding and culture go hand in hand.

Community

The complexities of religious, institutional, and community facilities require rigorous problem solving skills and technical innovation. We bring collaborative expertise to bear on every aspect of these vital cultural resources.

Experienced Solutions

SELECTED WORKS

“Work hard, and be nice to people.” We couldn’t agree more.

Primecare Healthcare

Community, Office, Redevelopment

Adaptive reuse of an existing 16,000 sf commercial facility into a new …

North Prospect Shops

Community, Retail

New, modern 6,000+4,000 sf multi-tenant retail development | Champaign, IL

Crossroads Christian Church

Adaptive use of a former grocery store into a new, 30,000 sf …

Holiday Inn Romeoville

Hospitality, New Construction

New 4-story, 98-key hotel, Construction Spring 2018 | Romeoville, Illinois

Shops at College Hills

Community, Retail

New, modern 10,000 sf multi-tenant retail development | Normal, IL

Social Security Administration | Chicago Office

Community, Office

Our proposal for an new 18,000 sf branch office facility for the …

Aura Hotel

Hospitality, New Construction

Holiday Inn + Candlewood Suites

Hospitality, New Construction

New 5-story, 105-key hotel + conference center | Joliet, Illinois

Englewood Square

New Construction, Retail

New 50,000 sf retail shopping center anchored by Whole Foods, Starbucks, Chipotle …

South Loop Marketplace

New Construction, Retail

New 95,000 sf mixed-use retail and storage development | Chicago, Illinois …

Van Buren Place

New Construction, Office, Retail

New 35,000 sf urban mixed-use development | Naperville, Illinois

The Atrium at Fashion Center

Redevelopment, Retail

Redevelopment of 3-story Retail center including new glass-enclosed atrium, interior circulation and …

Grace Church

Community, New Construction

New 35,000 sf Church facility including worship center, education wing, and recreation …

Country Aire Market

New Construction, Retail

New 10,000 sf Multi-tenant Retail Shopping Center | Bolingbrook, Illinios

Cermak Plaza

Redevelopment, Retail

Comprehensive shopping center redevelopment, Berwyn, Illinois.

Northwest Heart Specialists

Office, Redevelopment

Comprehensive redevelopment of a cardiac care specialist clinic | Arlington Heights, Illinois …

Norridge Plaza

Redevelopment, Retail

Comprehensive Shopping Center Redevelopment | Norridge, Illinois (Chicago)

Davita Dialysis

Community, Office

A new, 10,000 facility for Davita Dialysis | Chicago, IL

Making it all happen.

KEY LEADERS

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality” -Warren G. Bennis

  • Pianoman

    Loves jazz, photography, his family & their dogs. Master of Architecture | Univ of Pennsylvania

    ETHOS WORKSHOP SCOTT ALLMAN
    Scott Allman, AIA
    President
  • International Man of Mystery

    Loves travel, Rotary International, muscle cars. Master of Architecture | Univ of Oregon

    ETHOS WORKSHOP BRET MITCHELL
    Bret Mitchell, AIA
    Senior Project Manager
  • Happy-Go-Lucky

    Graphic expert, creative genius, family man. Bachelor of Architecture | Ball State University

    ETHOS WORKSHOP ZACH HUFFMAN
    Zach Huffman, AIA, LEED AP
    Project Manager
  • The Intellect

    Jovial Intellect, New Father, Sports Fanatic. Master of Architecture | Univ of Pennsylvania  

    ETHOS WORKSHOP JEFF MINOR
    Jeff Minor, AIA, LEED BD+C
    Project Architect
  • World Traveler

    Multi-Ligual, Problem Solver, Humanitarian. Master of Architecture | Judson University

    ETHOS WORKSHOP ANTHONY YEBOAH
    Anthony Yeboah, GIA, LEED AP
    Project Architect
  • Craftsman

    Bachelor, Outdoorsman, Board Game Expert. Master of Architecture | Ball State University

    ETHOS WORKSHOP JOSH BOBECK
    Project Manager

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CHICAGO
105 Jackson Avenue, Suite 1
Naperville, Illinois
60540
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8311 West 10th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana
46234
317.608.2413

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