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Rockwell Associates Architects was established in 1980 by Ellen Rockwell Galland AIA. The office is located in a remodeled bakery in Evanston, Illinois.

The firm's work includes preschool and daycare facilities, offices, restaurants and consulting on ADA compliance. The firm has had extensive experience working not only with individual clients but with boards of directors and staff of not-for-profit organizations.

The firm's residential work includes new single family residences, and alterations and additions to existing houses in the Chicago area, and in Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan and Colorado.

Energy efficient design and construction are of special interest.

Ellen Rockwell Galland is the principal of Rockwell Associates Architects.
See a collection of her art here.

Education1974 B. Arch., University of Illinois, Chicago Honors and High Distinction in Design: AIA Chicago
1967 B.A., Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Architectural Experience1979-2020 Principal, Rockwell Associates, Evanston, IL
1978-1979 Richard J. Solomon & Associates, Chicago
1977 The Hawkweed Group (solar architects), Chicago
1975-1977 Seymour S. Goldstein, Ltd., Chicago
1973-1975 Chicago Associates, Planners and Architects, Chicago
Published ProjectsSummer 1997 Whitney Library of Design, Management of the Small Design Firm, Article on Rockwell Associates
Spring 1997 Chicago Women in Architecture Profile, Women on the Threshold Series
Spring 1993 Better Homes and Gardens, Builder's Choice, Littlefield Residence: Single Family home in Glencoe, IL
March 1992 Better Homes and Gardens, Kennedy/Goldman Residence: Addition and Renovation to Evanston bungalow
Fall 1984 Better Homes and Gardens, Maytnier Residence: Renovation of Chicago row house
ExhibitsFall 1998 Exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago’s show “Children’s Spaces”
Summer 1996 Exhibit in Ingenious Solutions Show, jointly sponsored by the Chicago Architecture Foundation and AIA Chicago
Volunteer Work1993-1995 Member, Site Plan and Appearance Review Board, City of Evanston
1994-1997 Trustee, Evanston Historical Society
1992-1996 Treasurer, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility
1985-1992 Treasurer, Chicago Chapter, ADPSR
1992-1996 Mothers Against Gangs/ Evanston
1997-2003 Board Member, Housing Options for the Mentally Ill in Evanston (HOME)
2009-2014 Board Member, Zarko Theatre Company
2010 Co-chair, Renewable Energy Resources Task Force for Citizens for a Greener Evanston
2012-2018 Board Member, Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse
2020-Present Board Member, Evanston RoundTable Newspaper