Winners by Design
2019 Winners for Home and Design
Better Magazing (Chicago & Beyond) 2019, Anne Marie Shiedler


ENLIGHTENED DESIGN: Nathan Kipnis’ Philosophy of “High Design/Low CarbonTM” Reflected in Sustainable, Resilient Homes
Architectural Digest, 2019


A Smarter Build
Technology Designer - Final Thoughts Column, Spring, 2019


The Chicago of Tomorrow: Thirty-three visions for the next city

Newcity, Brain Hieggelke. January 31, 2019


My Journey to Sustainable and Resilient Design

Architect Nathan Kipnis and his journey to sustainable and resilient design
Technology Designer, 2019 Winter Issue


The 2030 Commitment

Nathan Kipnis
Technology Designer, 2019 Winter Issue



This large new Lake Zurich house is a beacon of sustainability

Crains Chicago Business, Dennis Rodkin. November 26, 2018

Anatomy of a Great Home: What America's Most Celebrated Houses Tell Us about the Way We Want to Live

2018, Schiffer, Boyce Thompson | View on Amazon
Featuring a few Residential projects by Kipnis Architecture + Planning


Construction completed on Evanston’s first LEED platinum-certified house

Daily Northwestern, Caitlin Chen, January 26, 2018



Best Residential Architects in Chicago

Buildzoom Article, June 23


'6 Jaw-Dropping Curb-Appeal Makeovers' 

by Deborah Baldwin
This Old House, Mar 24




'Illinois Platinum'

'LEEDING the Way: Domestic Architecture for the Future: LEED Certified, Green, Passive & Natural' Book
2015, Schiffer Publishing.  To view on Amazon
Featuring the LEED Platinum Home as example of Platinum level residential work


The 15 Best Architects in Chicago

BuildDirect Blog: Life At Home, Sept 29


Craveable Kitchens

make it better, April 8


Case Study: Kipnis Architecture + Planning

Nemetschek Vectorworks Article



‘Environmental Design Excellence’

Becoming an Architect’ book|  2014, ‘10 & ’06, Wiley Publications. Mr. Kipnis is interviewed about his thoughts on sustainability and his educational path. To read the section on Mr. Kipnis, click here. To purchase this book on Amazon, click here.


Energy Modeling For All

Planet Vectorworks, Oct 23
Mr. Kipnis discusses the details of the AIA's 2030 commitment


'The Most Impressive Green Homes in Chicago'

Dwell, July 30
Green build Home tour Features
Net Positive Home



‘Who Needs LEED?’ 

Crain's Chicago Business, Sept 16



‘Green Awards’

Chicago Magazine|  Apr
Mr. Kipnis was one of Chicago Magazine’s annual eco-award winners
Video Here


'Bringing on the Big Fans’ 

Quoted in the NY Times, June 16



"Wind Farms Catch a Gust on Great Lakes" 

Wall Street Journal, April 20



‘Go to Architects’ 

Chicago Home Magazine, Spring 

+ Press Archive


'Village Green' Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, May 20, 2012


‘Natural Cooling Strategies’, article by Nathan Kipnis Mother Earth News', August/September

‘Glencoe home goes (LEED) platinum for energy efficiency' Pioneer Press/Glencoe News, June 6

'This is the future, this is right now' The Winnetka Current, July 12, 2011


'The Wind at Their Backs' Next American City Magazine, Winter, 2010

'A Wind Farm off the Coast of Evanston?' A Fresh Squeeze, April 29

'Evanston takes look at wind turbines in Lake Michigan project' Chicago Tribune, April 14

'Evanston May Build Electric Wind Turbines' FOX Chicago, April 10

'Evanston to consider proposals for turbines' Chicago Sun-Times, April 10


'The Sustainable Kitchen' – 222 Burnham, Evanston, IL North Shore Magazine, Oct.

‘You Can Build This Energy Efficient Solar Home’ – Solar Prairie Home Mother Earth News, Aug/Sept

‘Four Seasons Comfort’ – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home CADUser (UK), May/Jun

‘Green Living Set to Thrive in Ravenswood Manor’ Huffington Post, Green Section, June 12

‘Blown Away – A Skeptical Look at Urban Wind Turbines’ Chicago Architect, Jan/Feb – Written by Nathan Kipnis


'Façade: Latest Thinking’ Chicago Architect, May/Jun

‘Green Highlights’ – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home Real Estate Section, Chicago Tribune, March 20

'Green Design Analysis' Nikkei BIM & Green Blog (Japan), May

‘Raising The Barn’ – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home Natural Home, Jan/Feb.

‘The Green House Effect’ – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home North Shore Magazine, March

‘The Glass Box Revisted’ Chicago Tribune Magazine, February


‘Style Makers’ Luxe Magazine – Premier Issue, Fall

'Starting Fresh’ – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home Chicago Home, Jul/Aug

‘Dream Homes – Chicago’ Coffee Table Book – Sturgeon Bay Vacation Home Panache Partners, Publishers

‘A Place in the Sun’ – Lincoln Street Townhomes, Evanston, IL Deal Estate Section, Chicago Magazine, April

‘Green from the Get-Go’ – 3920 Countryside Lane, Glenview, IL Real Estate section, Chicago Tribune, March 11


‘Big Additions that Blend’ ‘Your Place’, Chicago Tribune, December

‘Building Green: What Does it Mean?’ Home & Design section, Pioneer Press, March 2

‘Environmental Design Excellence’ section ‘Becoming an Architect’ book, Wiley Publications


‘Get Out of the House’ – 9507 Central Park, Evanston, IL Natural Home, Mar/Apr

‘Naturally Green’ – 9507 Central Park, Evanston, IL Conscious Choice Magazine, April

‘Chicago-Area ‘Green’ Single-family Homes’ – 935 Ridge Court, Evanston, IL Focus Magazine (AIA), March


‘Bungalow Love’ - Green Bungalow Initiative Natural Home, Nov/Dec

'Green Home for Chicago’ Real Estate section, Chicago Tribune's, September 7

‘It’s Easy Being Green’ - 9507 Central Park, Evanston, IL Deal Estate section, Chicago Magazine, May

9507 Central Park, Evanston, IL 'Your Place' section, Chicago Tribune, May 23

Article on City of Chicago's current green projects, featuring the Green Bungalows Architectural Record, February

‘Sunny Side of the Street’ - 9507 Central Park, Evanston, IL Real Estate section, Chicago Sun-Times, February 7


‘From Elephants to Elegance’ – 1200 Forest, IL Better Homes and Garden, Kitchen and Bath Ideas, Nov/Dec

‘Architects – The Professional’ - One of 20 featured architects Chicago Home Magazine - Premier issue, Spring/Summer

‘Green Homes for Chicago’ The Dispatch, Nemetschek North America, Spring


‘Home of the Greatest Show on Earth’ - 1200 Forest, Evanston, IL North Shore Magazine, July

‘$1,000,000, What Does it Buy?’ – Lake Bluff residence Special Section to the Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, June 21


‘Family Vision’ – 1615 Judson, Evanston, IL Renovation Style Magazine, Winter