Ed Linn
Principal - 1993


Principal with over 15 years at Chicago Design Network; Ed Linn is experienced in all aspects of the built environment including project design, construction and facility management. His understanding and appreciation for technical design issues allows him to easily grasp highly complex, detailed or fast track projects and optimize innovation. This experience provides a unique perspective to both the human, technical and business aspects of interior architecture.

Mr. Linn uses a rational, organized and thorough approach toward developing program solutions and skillfully integrates complex technical aspects with project goals. This disciplined approach to design results in highly developed designs that are visually expressive while presenting clear and logical solutions. He is an expert in building code analysis with respect for integrating key issues into the design at the earliest phases. His excellent organization, communication and project management skills can easily tackle the most complex projects or schedules.

He is licensed in Illinois and California, and is NCARB accredited. He is Certified for City of Chicago Self Certified Permit Process. He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati.


Selected Project Experience

Hewlett Packard Company, Bethesda, MD
Technology Leader
80,000 s.f. consolidated regional office with Education and Training facilities, Sales and Support Offices, Multiple Computer Labs and Data Centers and Government Accounting and Government Security Offices.

Hewlett Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA
Technology Leader
Expansion of existing Quantum Science Research Clean Room. Project included installation of new QSR tools and dedicated Air Conditioning system.

Verigy, Ltd., Cupertino, CA
Technology and Measurement services
Corporate HQ. with 65,000 s.f. of administrative offices and 35,000 s.f. Laboratory and Classroom space for a semi-conductor test equipment manufacturer.

RN Realty, Chicago, IL
Property Management
Space Planning, Construction Documents, Permitting Services, and Facility Management services for several Chicago Loop and Near North office buildings.

Agilent Technologies, Richardson, TX
16,000 s.f. Sales office and Computer lab space for Dallas region.


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