Paul D. Endres

Studio Associate Professor


3360 S. State Street Chicago, IL 60616

Office Hours

By appointment
Phone 312.567.3230
Fax 312.567.5820
endrestudio architects

Courses taught

ARCH 593 M.Arch. Master’s Project – Structurally Determinate Buildings (S12, S13)
ARCH 486 Structures II – Design of Wood and Steel (F12, S13)
ARCH 597 History of Structural Integration (S12, S13)
ARCH 597 3D Structural Design (S13)
ARCH 543 M.Arch. Studio III – Structurally Determinant Project (F11, F12)
ARCH 497 Detailing in Complex Digital 3D Forms (F11)


Integrates structure and space into designs that transcend the traditional boundaries of architecture. Researches visual based stress engineering along with the history of form.


M.Arch., University of California – Berkeley, 1994
M.S. Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, University of California – Berkeley, 1991
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1984

Teaching Experience

Studio Associate Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2011-present
Victor A. Morgenstern Chair, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009-2010
Adjunct Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2005-2008

Professional Experience

Principal, Endrestudio, Emeryville, CA, 2011-present
Principal, Endres Ware Architects Engineers, Berkeley, CA, 1996-2011
Principal, Paul Endres Consulting Engineers, Berkeley, CA, 1994-1996
Engineer, Lawrence Fowler & Associates, Walnut Creek, CA, 1992 and 1994
Consulting Architect & Engineer, Don Mill Architect, Point Richmond, CA, 1993
Structural Designer, Ove Arup & Partners, San Francisco, CA, 1991
Senior Structural Engineer, Anchor Engineering, Naples, FL, 1989-1990
Assistant Engineer, Boyle Engineering Company, Fort Myers, FL, 1987-1989
Service Engineer, Babcock and Wilcox Inc., Chicago, IL, 1985-1987


California Architect 1996, SE 1996, CE 1991, Illinois Architect 2012, SE 2011, Florida PE 2005, Georgia PE 2011, Nevada SE 2011, Ohio PE 2012, Pennsylvania PE 2007, Texas PE 2008, Washington PE 2005 all to present

Selected Publications, Exhibits, and Recent Research

Co-Author Catherine Wetzel, Journal of Architectural Education, Integrating Structures and Design in the First-Year Studio, Oct 2012
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) P.S.1: Young Architects Program, 2007
Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, PA): West End Bridge Competition, 2007


MoMA PS1 YAP Runner-Up (in collaboration with UrbanLab and Method Design), 2012
MoMA PS1 YAP Competition Winner, 2007
West End Bridge Competition Winner, 2007
AIA East Bay Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Regional Design Awards, 2004
AIA East Bay Design Awards, 2003


American Architectural Manufacturers Association
The American Institute of Architects, Fellow
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Wood Council
Structural Engineers of Northern California