Brininstool + Lynch
Brad Lynch and David Brininstool
An alluring overview to the thirty-year, award-winning output of Brininstool + Lynch, whose rigor, vision, and elegance has distinguished their diverse projects since its founding.
Brad Lynch and David Brininstool of Chicago-based Brininstool + Lynch feature their most exemplary built works from over the course of their thirty years in practice. Founded in 1989, their office has become known for modern works that are rooted in the exceptional architectural culture of the American Midwest but also epitomize the best of contemporary design: elegant spatial compositions, remarkable aesthetic quality, and nuanced details. In this volume, partners Brad Lynch and David Brininstool have selected twelve distinguished projects that represent the character of the practice, at once refined and forthright.
Among the selected built works are the Racine Art Museum, designed around a collection of crafts in ceramic, fiber, glass, metal, and wood; city and country houses in Illinois and Indiana; sophisticated single-family homes; and multi-unit residential buildings that explore their urban scale and contexts. For thirty years, the office distinguished itself through buildings and interiors whose beauty lies in their restraint: spare, smart structures that manipulate light, space, and a simple material palette to create architecture of unusual grace. Brininstool + Lynch: Making Architecture showcases the signature works of this prestigious firm.
Praise for Brininstool + Lynch
“This is one of those very rare design books that are so well composed, so successful, and so persuasive that they make readers wishfully imagine themselves as clients.” – Interior Design