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Shadelab Receives Special Recognition from the Association of Architecture Organizations

March 23, 2011

Shadelab, a program created by Landon Bone Baker Architects with Public Workshop and Latin United Community Housing Association, was selected for “Special Recognition” by the U.S. Jury for the Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards. The UIA Golden Cubes Awards were organized to recognize, encourage, and support those individuals and organizations that lay the foundations…

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Achieving Design Excellence in Affordable Housing Conference

March 22, 2011

Pete will be participating in a panel at Enterprise Community Partner‘s “Achieving Design Excellence in Affordable Housing” conference this Friday. The conference aims to “explore new approaches and opportunities in affordable housing design.” A complete schedule of the conference is available here (PDF). Innovative Models of Engagement (2:30 pm – 3:45 pm) This panel will…

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LBBA at Greenbuild 2010

November 24, 2010

As a part of Greenbuild’s Affordable Housing Summit, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder participated in a tour and discussion of the green initiatives in South Chicago being developed by the Claretian Associates. LBBA gave a tour of an energy efficient affordable home currently under construction and also presented the planning, green retrofit and new LEED…

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Catherine Baker Panelist at “REAL Cities: A Symposium on Brazilian Urbanism”

October 27, 2010

Catherine will be participating in a panel during the REAL Cities: A Symposium on Brazilian Urbanism, “a trans-cultural design platform for architects, urbanists, artists, designers and concerned citizens to discuss issues relevant to 21st century cities” taking place this weekend October 28-30. Learning From Informal Cities and REAL HOUSING Getting to REAL: Social design and…

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Solar Thermal Panels Installed at Roseland Place

October 20, 2010

Fourteen solar thermal panels have just been installed on the roof of Roseland Place, a 60-unit independent living senior building and City of Chicago Senior Satellite Center. The panels will provide approximately 950 gallons of hot water per day for the building residents.

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Roseland Place Cornerstone Laying Ceremony

October 5, 2010

On September 22, 2010 NHS Redevelopment Corporation celebrated the laying of a cornerstone for their new LBBA designed 60-unit independent living senior building and City of Chicago Senior Satellite Center. The project is scheduled to open in April 2011.

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Green Retrofit Charrette Update: Energy Audit

September 15, 2010

Back in May, LBBA lead a Green Retrofit Charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates. The morning wrapped up with a game of “Energy Jeopardy” and the winner took home a gift certificate for a free home energy audit. Recently, energy consultant Jim Cavallo conducted the energy audit for the winner on a small frame cottage…

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Catherine Baker Presenting in Panel at AIA Chicago Conference

September 14, 2010

This Thursday, September 16th, Catherine will be presenting in a panel on pro bono and reduced fee projects at the AIA Chicago 2010 Professional Development Conference at the Renaissance Chicago Hotel. The panel will take place during the 4:35–6:05 pm educational session period and you can register online here. The Case and Place for Pro…

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Shadelab is a Finalist for MCIC’s 2010 Project Prize!

September 14, 2010

Over the summer, Shadelab, a project of Landon Bone Baker Architects provided a group of young adults from Humboldt Park the opportunity to initiate change in their neighborhood through environmental assessment studies, community asset mapping and community service/design projects. Working with residents as well as experts, the interns extensively recorded temperature, air quality, energy efficiency…

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LBBA Tour at Architecture for Change Summit 2010

September 7, 2010

Pete will be giving a tour of three LBBA projects during the Architecture for Change Summit taking place September 22-24 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The tour takes place Friday, September 24 from 2-5pm; you can register here. Taking Back the Neighborhood Peter Landon, Landon Bone Baker Architects Three of Landon Bone Baker’s…

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