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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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