Announcements

Chicago Building Code Modernization

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speaking at Chicago Building Code Meeting

LBBA Principal Trisha Girdwood was selected to participate in one of the six technical working groups tasked with reviewing the implications of transitioning Chicago’s current Building Code to the widely-accepted International Codes, overseen by Building Commissioner Judy Frydland and Deputy Commissioner Grant Ullrich. The intent is to modify the I-codes to fit Chicago’s unique conditions…

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Nelson Mandela Apartments Wins 2019 PCI Award

View of Nelson Mandela Apartments from intersection of Franklin and Troy

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced the winning projects in the 56th Annual PCI Awards today! We’re honored to receive the Multi-Family Building Award and an honorable mention in the All-Precast Concrete Solution Award category for Nelson Mandela Apartments. Awards will be presented at the 2019 PCI convention in Louiville, Kentucky, during the PCI Design Awards Reception…

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2018 Year In Review

Collage showing LBBA 2018 highlights

2018 was a year full of accomplishments and success for LBBA—here are the highlights. Peter Landon, Jeff Bone, and Catherine Baker Named in Chicago Tribune Chicagoans of the Year 2018 Read More Peter Landon Received AIA Chicago’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Designight Read More New Office + New Principals Read More Tierra Linda Featuring the…

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Happy Holidays From LBBA!

View this post on Instagram Happy Holidays Everyone! A post shared by Landon Bone Baker Architects (@lbbarchitects) on Dec 17, 2018 at 10:31am PST

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Next Generation SRO Housing in Chicago: Securing the Future Success and Long-Term Stability of an Endangered Housing Type

Next Generation SRO Housing in Chicago offers an overview of key challenges and best practices as it relates to supportive services and operations, policy and finance, as well as design and construction. The paper also includes case studies of successful SRO preservation projects that required a range of approaches, from light rehab to gut and historic…

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