Dirk S. Denison

  • Professor
  • MCHAP Director


B.ARCH., M.B.A., Illinois Institute of Technology
M.ARCH., Harvard Graduate School of Design


National American Institute of Architects Housing Award for Single Family Residence (2012)

Illinois Institute of Technology Alumni Award for Professional Achievement (2011)

Chicago American Institute of Architects Design Excellence Award for Unbuilt Design (2010)

Gold Key Award Grand Prize for Excellence in Hospitality Design: Restaurants–Fine Dining (2008)

Chicago American Institute of Architects Distinguished Building Award (2004, 2006)

Professional Activities

Principal at Dirk Denison Architects



Community-based Design

Campus Planning

Dirk Denison

Contact Information

312.567.3230 312.567.5820 1123 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60607 By Appointment

Media Appearances