About

Hinterlands Urbanism and Landscape, LLC is a design research office founded in 2014 by Conor O’Shea in Chicago, IL. Located
at the intersection of urbanism, landscape, and ecology, the firm’s design research engages 21st-century urban processes and
promotes more ecologically robust and socially conscious urban futures. The firm’s work is influenced by its relationship to
the academic research, publishing, and teaching of its employees, contractors, and collaborators.


Hinterlands Urbanism and Landscape been featured in Architectural Record, Atlantic CityLab, Landscape Architecture
Magazine,
MAS Context Journal, WIRED, and The Chicago Tribune.