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Westhaven archi-treasures Design Workshop

May 11, 2010

Another productive archi-treasures design workshop took place April 24th (an arts-based community program) that was a collaboration between artists, architects, and residents of all ages to build community public spaces on a Westhaven lot that is currently vacant. Formerly the Henry Horner Homes, the site is part of the ongoing Plan for Transformation that aims…

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LBBA at 2010 Marwen Career Day

May 10, 2010

Are you interested in a career in the arts? Or do you know a high school student who is? Marwen is hosting their annual Career Day on Saturday, May 15th and LBBA will be there representing the architectural profession. Stop by, learn about careers in the arts & learn about the exciting opportunities available at…

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Upcoming Green Festival Event at Navy Pier

May 5, 2010

Are you looking for information on ecological balance, social justice and a sustainable economy? Want to sample some fair trade and organic foods? You can learn about all this at the nation’s largest green event – the Green Festival on May 22 and 23, taking place at Navy Pier. Come say hi to us at…

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LBBA Architects in a.DOT Exhibition

May 4, 2010

Two LBBA architects, Elmarie Gula and Abir Ali, will be included in a group exhibition a.DOT at AJ Kane Gallery tomorrow, May 5th. The exhibition is presented by Chicago Women in Architecture and includes the creative work of 30 female architects. AJ Kane Gallery 119 North Peoria Street, Suite 2B Chicago, IL 60607 Reception: Wednesday,…

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Haas Park Field House and Expansion Project

March 25, 2010

I have been getting involved in the Haas Park Field House and Expansion project in my neighborhood of Logan Square. The Chicago Park District and the Public Building Commission presented a proposal of a new field house at a community meeting so I worked with the neighbors and HAAS Park Advisory Council to create a…

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Support the National Public Housing Museum

March 23, 2010

The National Public Housing Museum has applied for federal funding and needs your help! Please support the National Public Housing Museum’s federal appropriation request. We will be able to put 70 plus people to work immediately with construction jobs and upon opening will provide 30 full and part-time permanent jobs. Additionally, our feasibility study projects…

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Von Humboldt Elementary School Classroom 101: A Plan for Change

March 18, 2010

Last summer LBBA partnered with Classroom 101 of Von Humboldt Elementary School to address issues they and many other classrooms face in their school. The partnership was started when entering into the Open Architecture Network Challenge: designing a new classroom. Our approach was to focus on upgrading a first grade classroom in an architecturally significant…

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