Debbie Winchester
Principal - 1988


With over 24 years at Chicago Design Network, Debbie Winchester is exceptionally skilled in crafting solutions custom-tailored to the demanding technological, operational, and aesthetic requirements of her varied clients.

Ms. Winchester is a natural and gifted designer and planner who also possess exceptional communication and project management skills. She has set the standard in the firm for clearly establishing and communicating project goals across diverse project teams. In addition to daily design and firm management duties, she is deeply involved in emerging technologies and leading edge products, especially as they relate to sustainable design initiatives.

She is a licensed Architect with a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago, a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is active in Chicago Women In Architecture.


Selected Project Experience

Magnetar Capital
Financial Services
Worldwide Facilities including 75,000 s.f. Chicago Headquarters with executive offices, trading floor, operations areas, data center, catering service kitchen and servery, and private fitness center.

Lantern Partners
Executive Placement
9,200 s.f. Private offices and support spaces

TJM/303 Partners
Financial Services
16,000 s.f. Executive offices, trading floor, data center, operations and support areas.

Schwartz, Cooper, Greenberger & Kraus
Law Offices
Partner offices and support areas

Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Company
Financial Services
12,000 s.f. Partner offices, trading floor, private fitness center, operations and support areas.

Hines, Inc.
Real Estate Services
Building Architect for 333 Wacker Drive

Peapod
On-line Grocer
28,000 s.f. National Headquarters with executive offices, data center, operations and support areas.


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