Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Edward Curley

About Edward Curley

Ed Curley is the Director of Architecture for Epstein and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Curley has experience in managing projects and teams across a wide range of typologies and has coordinated the design and construction administration for many projects during his 20 years of practice. Currently, Mr. Curley is responsible for serving as the principal-in-charge for Epstein’s architecturally-led projects, as well as ensuring the project delivery and design for those endeavors. Additionally, Mr. Curley also directs the coordination of the architectural staff and supervises all phases of design.

In his prior professional experience, Mr. Curley was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Chicago office for Rafael Viñoly Architects. While there, Mr. Curley led the Rafael Viñoly Architects design team and organization of the design consultants for NEMA Chicago, a 76-story luxury…


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About Edward Curley

Ed Curley is the Director of Architecture for Epstein and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Curley has experience in managing projects and teams across a wide range of typologies and has coordinated the design and construction administration for many projects during his 20 years of practice. Currently, Mr. Curley is responsible for serving as the principal-in-charge for Epstein’s architecturally-led projects, as well as ensuring the project delivery and design for those endeavors. Additionally, Mr. Curley also directs the coordination of the architectural staff and supervises all phases of design.

In his prior professional experience, Mr. Curley was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Chicago office for Rafael Viñoly Architects. While there, Mr. Curley led the Rafael Viñoly Architects design team and organization of the design consultants for NEMA Chicago, a 76-story luxury rental apartment building located at the south end of Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Curley supervised the design team’s daily performance as well as oversaw the overall completion of their responsibilities. Mr. Curley also participated in the resolution of all technical and design decisions affecting the interior and exterior of the building. Mr. Curley also previously worked for Epstein on multiple large and complex projects, including the mixed-use residential/retail development Roosevelt Collection in Chicago, Illinois; the new construction and renovation of The Landmark Condominiums in Vail, Colorado; and the global headquarters for Serta Incorporated in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Chapter Board Member, Chicago, Special Events Manager (2018 – Present)
  • Annual Conference, Session Chair (Chicago 2019)
  • Past Roles:
  • Future Leaders Committee, Chicago, Special Events Manager (2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Edward Curley

CTBUH Chicago Tours Willis Tower Renovations

28 Aug 2019, Tour Report – CTBUH Chicago led an illuminating tour of the wholesale renovation of the base of…

10th World Congress Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting

10th World Congress Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting

27 Nov 2018, Event Report – Plans for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress are now well underway, beginning with…

Events/Initiatives Involving Edward Curley

CTBUH Chicago Tours Willis Tower Renovations
28 Aug 2019, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH Chicago led an illuminating tour of the wholesale renovation of the base of Willis Tower, the largest such construction project to take place since the building’s completion
10th World Congress Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting
27 Nov 2018, Chicago – Event Report
Plans for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Chicago Architecture Center.