Legat Architects

Research & Results

We Seek a
Bigger Question

In the course of a project, you will encounter several members of our talented team. They come from diverse backgrounds and approach each question from a different standpoint. This diversity of thought will strengthen your project.

Meet the team


Research – Seasonal Daylight Geometry

Discover how making the most of massing and placement can lead to buildings that are energy efficient, healthy, and affordable.

architecture and daylight

Research – The Key to Transformative School Design

How can educational institutions bridge purpose and learning environments? The answer lies in an activity that gets left off the design process far too often: research. Learn three ways that research can transform school environments while supporting curricula and putting the student at the center of the design.

research-based design


Research – Bridging States

Learn about a concept that focuses on healing one of Chicago’s most impoverished and underdeveloped areas by “stitching togethering” two divided parts.

bridging states

Research – Tiny Homes Chicago

Get the story on a research project that gives homeless young adults in Chicago’s South Side a leg up in the working world.

tiny homes chicago


Research – Net-zero Advanced Manufacturing Center

Find out about a proposed advanced manufacturing training facility designed to achieve net-zero energy consumption.

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Research – Equality Seat

We created a concept for a bay window that creates equal space for both those with and without accessibility apparatus.



Flip This Classroom

Flip This Classroom is a research project that measures the relationship between learning environments and student performance.

explore Model Classroom