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Prairie Management Group

Prairie Management Group

  • Goettsch Partners designed these offices for the Prairie Management Group.

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    Goettsch Partners designed these offices for the Prairie Management Group.

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    Michelle Litvin

    Goettsch Partners designed these offices for the Prairie Management Group.

  • The project features glass screen walls and conveys the client's appreciation for design.

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    The project features glass screen walls and conveys the client's appreciation for design.

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    Michelle Litvin

    The project features glass screen walls and conveys the client's appreciation for design.

  • The project also features a maple pavilion.

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    The project also features a maple pavilion.

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    Michelle Litvin

    The project also features a maple pavilion.

  • The project model.

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    The project model.

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    Goettsch Partners

    The project model.

A project by Chicago-based Goettsch Partners for the Prairie Management Group—investment offices inserted into a single-story office suite—features a colonnade made of exposed steel, glass-screen walls, and a maple pavilion. The arrangement of glass frames and millwork forms signify an appreciation for design and nature that furthers the client’s business objectives.

Jury: “Small and well-executed, this project is quiet, restrained, and sophisticated, with a straightforward manner towards both the composition and detail that reinforces the larger concept.”

Client: “Everybody who walks into the office is so pleased with it, because you walk into a space that you know is modern and contemporary—and yet it has interesting sight lines and viewpoints. It’s the same with our offices along the south side: Instead of putting walls between ourselves and our assistants and our analysts, we used glass. Even the people in the open office are looking out at the prairie grass. Everybody gets the natural light and everybody sees the wildlife—the foxes and deer.” —Gordon Segal, CEO, Prairie Management Group