UrbanLab is an architecture and urban design firm in Chicago. Current projects include single and multi-family homes, new commercial and conversions of industrial buildings into live + workspace lofts, restaurant interiors, and museum installations. Urban design projects include a study for the city of Chicago and a masterplan for the downtown redevelopment of Aurora, Illinois. UrbanLab is also a research laboratory examining the City and Chicago megalopolis. The project, www.chil.us, investigates Chicago's status as a global city. Amongst other awards, UrbanLab received the 2009 AIA College of Fellows Latrobe Prize.