Evan Chakroff

Evan Chakroff

Seattle, WA, US


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Evan Chakroff is an architectural designer & technologist currently working at LMN Architects/LMN Tech Studio, Seattle. Evan has worked for Herzog & de Meuron (Basel), Massimiliano Fuksas (Rome), and NBBJ (Shanghai & Seattle), and has been an invited critic at the Knowlton School of Architecture (Ohio State University), Waterloo University (Rome campus), Hong Kong University (Shanghai Study Center), and at the Lebanese American University (Byblos, Lebanon).

Over the past three years Evan has led intensive two-week study tours of the east China coast and Japan, with professors from the Ohio State University, and is a co-author of the forthcoming Architectural Guide: China, released in autumn 2015 by DOM Publishers, Berlin.


Evan's Design Blog on Archinect:

Lost at SEA : Architecture & Urbanism of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest

Returning to the US after years of work and travel abroad, Evan Chakroff attempts to bring a global perspective to analysis of the relatively-unknown architectural traditions of his new home, Seattle, Washington.

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Evan's General Blog on Archinect:

Delirious Shanghai : Thoughts on China 2010-2013

reflections on architecture and urbanism in China.

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Evan's School Blog on Archinect:

Knowlton School of Architecture (2005-2009) (Evan)

Thoughts on the M.Arch I program at the Ohio State University, 2005-2009, plus additional work with OSU as a critic and lecturer.

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Evan's Featured Articles on Archinect

Art Basel comes to Hong Kong, Thu, May 30 '13

During the yearly art fair in Basel, Switzerland, the city is activated and reconfigured, and art is brought to the forefront of civic discourse. What, if any, impact could the fair have on daily life in a city of 7 million? How would this art world mega-event translate to the Hong Kong context?

Art Basel comes to Hong Kong

Amateur Architecture: A New Vernacular?, Sun, Mar 11 '12

Wang Shu may be a surprising choice for this year’s Pritzker Prize, but it’s an excellent one, and well-deserved. In recent years the Pritzker Committee has gravitated towards architects who produce work with an innate understanding of place, allowing their ties to local culture to ...

Amateur Architecture: A New Vernacular?


LMN Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Designer / Tech Studio

Jul 2014 - current

NBBJ, Shanghai, China & Seattle, WA, Designer

May 2010 - Jun 2014

Studio Fuksas, Roma, IT, Junior Architect

Jul 2009 - May 2010

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Graduate Research Associate

Sep 2006 - Aug 2009

Herzog & De Meuron, Basel, CH, Praktikant

Sep 2007 - Sep 2008


The Ohio State University, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - Jun 2009

Tufts University, Bachelors, BSc. Mechanical Engineering

Sep 1999 - May 2003

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