Ralph Johnson


Design Director, Chicago


+1 (312) 755-4550

Ralph Johnson is the Global Design Director of Perkins+Will. His career with the firm began in 1976 and in the past 10 years his projects have been honored with more than 70 national and international design awards. He was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 1995 and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Ralph’s work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Paris Biennale, and the São Paulo Biennale. Monographs on his works were published by Rizzoli in 1995, L’Arca in 1998, and Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers in 2013. He has lectured at numerous universities and was a visiting critic at the University of Illinois, the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and the Illinois Institute of Technology.