Paul Preissner
Paul Preissner Architects

Paul Preissner, AIA is an architect and educator. He is founder of Paul Preissner Architects. His work leans on experience from architecture, academia, and art to produce projects that resist immediate gratification and encourage deeper reflection on context, shape, and surrounding. Essays he’s written about architecture have appeared in Volume, Clog, PLOT, and NewCity. His work has been exhibited in the United States and abroad, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the Buenos Aires International Biennale of Architecture, and the Rotterdam Biennale, and is a part of the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago. Preissner has taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, held the Hyde Chair at the University of Nebraska, and been a visiting artist at the School of the Art Institute. (Photo of Paul Preissner by Chris Strong)


Fall 2021, Spring 2018, Fall 2014