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What Did You Do on Your Summer Vacation?

August 5, 2010

We’ve been busy this summer at LBBA hosting 5 high school students and 3 designer interns. The students have been working on a project called Shadelab. Stay tuned for more information on the project!

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ArchiASM in “City Is A Community Garden” Exhibition

July 27, 2010

Teens that participated in Architecture and Design: Learning in the Built Environment (part of LBBA’s community outreach through After School Matters) designed and built kiosks that are now on display in the exhibition City Is A Community Garden. The kiosks can be used to post community information, as well as provide both a space for…

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Newhouse Architecture Competition Entries on Display

July 26, 2010

If you have any doubt about the design talent of Chicago high school students, you need to check out the Newhouse Architecture Competition Exhibit. Catherine had the honor of being a judge in the competition again this year, and the quality of the entries was stunning. Winners in the competition receive not only accolades and…

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Rosa Parks Grand Opening

July 20, 2010

Rosa Parks, a 94 unit development recently completed with Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, sponsored a very nice event celebrating the completion of the 8 building project. The event was held at the parking area between 2 of the buildings, one being a 27 unit 4-story building that is in process for a LEED Silver certification. Governor…

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92nd Street Corridor Community Design Charrette

July 7, 2010

On the morning of June 12th, Jeff Bone and Jack Schroeder of LBBA led a community design charrette sponsored by the Claretian Associates focusing on a 5 block stretch of 92nd Street in South Chicago. The morning began with a brief overview presentation of the local context, neighborhood connections, and a few conceptual visual ideas…

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