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Catherine Baker Presents at the 2017 AIA Conference

April 20, 2017
AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, April 27-29, Orlando

On Friday, April 28th, at the 2017 AIA national conference, LBBA’s Catherine Baker and Tracy Baim, publisher at Windy City Times, will present tiny houses as a possible solution to youth homelessness. “Tiny House in a Big City: Competition/Construction Case Study” looks at the international Tiny Homes competition to understand planning, costs, and other challenges…

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Live on ‘Chicago Tonight,’ Pete Talks Community Redevelopment

April 18, 2017
Peter Landon, Kim Coventry, and Dennis Rodkin talk community redevelopment live on Chicago Tonight

“We design buildings that try to respond to the positive idea of who people are.” On Monday night, Peter Landon joined Kim Coventry, executive director of the Driehaus Foundation, and Dennis Rodkin, real estate reporter for Crain’s Chicago Business, to talk about the importance of good design in community development with Phil Ponce, host of wttw’s Chicago…

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ChiCAT Opens!

March 22, 2017
People outside of ChiCAT entrance as train passes
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Jeff Bone Named AIA Fellow

February 10, 2017
Jeff Bone named AIA fellow 2017

LBBA Principal Jeff Bone is named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Today the Institute announced its newest members to the College of Fellows—a list of 186 architects, 13 in Chicago—after rigorous review. The distinction is AIA’s highest honor and recognizes architects for their exceptional work and significant contributions to society and the…

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Parkside + Burnham Win Precast Design Awards

January 11, 2017
Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town and The Burnham win precast design awards

PCI recently announced their 2016 Design Award winners, recognizing project designs by three categories: special, building, and transportation. Landon Bone Baker Architects was honored to receive the 2016 Design Award Specials: All Precast Concrete for Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town and Burnham at Woodlawn Park, making the projects co-winners. In addition to the award, Terrace…

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Pete Landon, Todd Palmer, and the NPHM on ‘Project Innovation’

December 22, 2016
Peter Landon and Todd Palmer talking about the National Public Housing Museum on Project Innovation

Get a look into the design and construction of the upcoming 1st-ever National Public Housing Museum on this episode of ‘Project Innovation.’ Architect Peter Landon and curator Todd Palmer talk through their intentions for converting the Jane Addams homes designed by John Holabird in 1938 in Chicago’s Little Italy neighborhood.

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Happy Holidays from LBBA!

December 13, 2016
LBBA team having a snowball fight in funny poses

 

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City Gardens Office Visit

November 15, 2016
LBBA team inspecting counter top at City Gardens community room
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Teens Tour City Gardens

November 6, 2016
Teens observing grills in City Gardens courtyard

Teens from the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s After School Matters were taken on a tour of nearly-completed City Gardens as part of their research in affordable housing! Joined by Jason Hill of Michaels Development Company, Pete Landon and Trish Girdwood introduced the students to LBBA’s work, opportunities for them in the field, and community-based design approaches which included role-playing and…

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Peter Landon Honored Recipient of 2016 SAH Design Excellence Award

November 4, 2016
Peter Landon giving speech at SAH's 7th annual Awards Gala

Firm founder and principal Peter Landon has been awarded for his Excellence in Design, Planning, and Sustainability from the Society of Architectural Historians. Recognized at SAH’s 7th annual Awards Gala, the event’s honorees also included philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus for Architectural Stewardship and Sarah Herda, director of the Graham Foundation, for Public Engagement with the Built Environment.…

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