Posts Tagged ‘chicago architecture biennial’

Chicago Architecture Biennial Tour & Talk at 459 W Division

September 28th LBBA is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Biennial for its third edition, themed “…and other such stories.” The tour and talk of Terrace 459 at Parkside of Old Town, located in the former Cabrini Green neighborhood, will be focused on Appearances and Erasures of the contested site. For more information and to register for the…

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BOLD: MAS Context Issue 29 Now Available

Cover of MAS context issue 29 that reads bold alternative scenarios for Chicago

MAS Context’s latest issue BOLD catalogs the projects that were part of 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial’s exhibition BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago, curated by Iker Gil. The projects respond to David Brown’s “The Available City” and offer alternative propositions that address vacancy in the city and its potential to create new architectural scenarios. Among the work, LBBA’s speculative proposal South Chicago…

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LBBA speaks at Biennial Panel next Tuesday

Axonometric rendering of micro homes campus at Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015

On Tuesday, November 24th, Landon Bone Baker will be participating in “Nine Responses to the Available City” to discuss their proposal for the ongoing Chicago Biennial exhibit BOLD: Alternate Scenarios for Chicago, organized by Iker Gil. During the panel discussion, the nine participating firms will interpret the guidelines outlined in David Brown’s “The Available City” to offer alternative propositions…

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Last chance: National Public Housing Museum Biennial Exhibit

  As Blair Kamin pointed to in his recent Tribune article, housing as a public good, and the investment as such, can reinvigorate neighborhoods and create healthier communities. In its final week, you can tour three exhibits that document a history and future in public housing at the lone remaining building of the Jane Addams Homes and future home…

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Metropolis Magazine: “10 Highlights from the Chicago Architecture Biennial”

Courtesy Tom Harris/Chicago Architecture Biennial Nine Responses to the Available City “Concentrated mostly on the city’s poorer South and West sides, Chicago’s 15,000 vacant lots comprise an area twice the size of the Loop. Put another way, if grouped together, these urban inequities could soon overshadow Chicago’s exquisite skyline. As such, a major portion of…

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