Inspired by the pulse of Chicago’s artistic energy, Foster + Partners has designed a new platform for performance in a city charged by music. Apple Michigan Avenue cascades down to the river’s edge, creating new connections between the city and the river.
Chicago architecture tours – tailored guided walks. Experience buildings by famous 20th Century architects such as Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright on our guided walking tours in Chicago.
The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) announces final list of over 140 international architecture firms and artists who will participate in its second edition, entitled “Make New History,” to starts September 16, 2017.
Chicago Architecture Biennial public programming for 2017 – performances, talks, forums and film screenings. This architectural event runs September 16, 2017 through January 7, 2018, with Preview Days on September 14 and 15, 2017.
Design: Ross Barney Architects – winner of Outstanding Achievement in Exterior Lighting award ; shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 American Architecture Awards: The Riverwalk offers a variety of opportunities to find the beauty and spirit of the Chicago River. Visitors get an unexpected perspective on the city’s buildings.
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Chicago Architecture Biennial Special Projects: a SO-IL and Ana Prvački collaboration, a Francois Perrin installation, Gerard & Kelly performances at Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House; James Welling photos and at the City Gallery. “Make New History” starts September 16.
Design: Goettsch Partners, architects
Comprising 1.25 million rentable square feet, the building is located in Chicago’s West Loop on one of the most prominent sites in the city, bounded by Randolph and Lake streets.
Design: Goettsch Partners
With its prominent riverfront location, 110 North Wacker is a highly desirable office development site in the heart of the city, designed to be a dynamic addition to Chicago’s iconic skyline.
Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab: architectural firms Ross Barney Architects, David Adjaye, James Corner Field Operations, Studio Gang, Perkins & Will and SOM among participants.
Numerous improvements revealed for Chicago’s tallest building. Totaling up to $500 m the renovations will include six floors of new retail space, an outdoor deck and a winter garden. The tower was once the world’s tallest building for 25 years.
Landscape architecture team for the OPC announced: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), Site Design Group, and Living Habitats to work with architects Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and InterActive Design Architects.
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Design: Woodhouse Tinucci Architects
The Sailing Center, right on the beach at the water’s edge, is Northwestern University’s most direct connection between the campus and its advantageous location on the shoreline of Lake Michigan.