Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects is an award-winning design practice with an international reputation for design excellence, material research, and its exacting commitment to craft. Founded in 1998, and led by firm principals Stephan Jaklitsch and Mark Gardner who believe that design possesses the ability to communicate collective values, provide relevance and create meaning with attention to context, materiality, form and sustainability.

Jaklitsch / Gardner has received (9) American Institute of Architecture Awards including a National Honor Award, been awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture & Design, Architizer, and been honored by the Japan Institute of Architecture, among many other prestigious international design institutions. Their work has been exhibited widely and featured in numerous publications, such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Surface Magazine, Architectural Record, FRAME Magazine, Elle D├ęcor and Architectural Digest.