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Dunham Pavilion at Aurora RiverEdge Park / Muller&Muller

Architects: Muller&Muller
Location: 360 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505, USA
Architect In Charge: David Steele, Mark Vrba, Susan Johnson
Area: 1733.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Muller&Muller

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6 Ways to Repurpose the Chicago Spire “Hole”

With Santiago Calatrava’s unfulfilled Chicago Spire amounting to just a (costly) depression along the Chicago River, what was to be the second-tallest building in the world certainly has not established the legacy it intended. However, following the site’s relinquishment to local developers… Sigue leyendo

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Controversy Shrouds Chicago’s Plan for the Barack Obama Presidential Library

The competition to host the new Barack Obama Presidential Library has generated quite a stir, attracting proposals from cities across the United States with Chicago emerging as the current front runner. Amid the debate, that is expected to end with a decision later this month, a new controversy has surfaced on the coattails of the University of Chicago’s speculative plan. The proposed concept involves a land transfer for the library to occupy one of two historic parks designed by iconic landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in the 1870s. Read more about the heated debate over using public parkland to house the library, here.

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Ranquist Development Office / Vladimir Radutny Architects

Architects: Vladimir Radutny Architects
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Area: 1200.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Mike Schwartz Photography

Design Team: Vladimir Radutny, Fanny Hothan, Joe Signorelli
Construction: N/A

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Mediating Mies: Dirk Lohan’s Langham Hotel Lobby at the IBM Building

In 2013 the former IBM Building in Chicago, Mies van der Rohe’s last completed skyscraper, underwent a significant renovation as a part of the tower was converted into a hotel. In this article, originally published in Blueprint issue #338 as “Lobbying for … Sigue leyendo

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Intrinsic School / Wheeler Kearns Architects

Architects: Wheeler Kearns Architects
Location: Intrinsic Schools, 4540 West Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641, USA
Year: 2014
Photographs: Steve Hall – Hedrich Blessing Photography

General Contractor: Clune Construction Co.
Structural Engineer: Enspect Engineering
Civil Engineer : Terra Engineering…
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The Chicago Prize Highlights Two Speculative Proposals for Obama’s Presidential Library

The Chicago Architectural Club (CAC) has revealed the winners of its fourteenth annual Chicago Prize Competition – The Barack Obama Presidential Library …– following Chicago’s recent selection as one of three cities being considered to host the presidential library.
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The Destruction of a Classic: Time-Lapse Captures Demolition of Chicago’s Prentice Women’s Hospital

Following the extensive preservation battle over Bertrand Goldberg’s iconic Prentice Women’s Hospital, the Chicago landmark was demolished a few months ago to pave the way for Perkins+Will’s new Biomedical Research Building for the Feinberg School of Medicine. The four year preservation struggle was marked by repeated appeals to the Commission on… Sigue leyendo

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