Posts Tagged ‘LBBA’

LBBA’s New Office: We’ve Moved!

View of Landon Bone Baker Architects' new office from the back of the space

It’s been almost 4 weeks since we’ve moved and we’re loving the new space! Our new office has a very warm and welcoming feel from a high ceiling with exposed trusses and natural light pouring in through large windows on almost all sides. An open layout for easy collaboration and a familiar feel to our…

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LBBA Featured in “By Design” An Original Series by Graphisoft

Pete Landon and Jeff Bone smiling in their interview for episode 2 of By Design

LBBA will be featured in episode 2 of By Design, an original digital series by Graphisoft, the makers of ARCHICAD. The series focuses on capturing the current state of architecture and the direction it’s heading by taking an inside look at several architecture firms across America and Canada. Each episode runs about 5 minutes long…

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Curbed Chicago: “Supportive housing development for young adults, families heads to Humboldt Park”

La Casa Norte Pierce House was featured in a Curbed Chicago article by Jay Koziarz, highlighting the multi-use building’s amenities and sustainability. “More than simply a housing project,” the supportive housing facility and community center will have a food pantry, teaching kitchen, teen center, and many other spaces for critical programs and resources. The full…

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Tiny Homes Summit to Address Youth Homelessness

Jeff and Catherine are among the 50 leading experts speaking at the upcoming “Tiny Homes Summit: New Solutions for Youth Homelessness” next week at UIC’s campus. This two-day event will focus on creative solutions to youth homelessness, estimated to be more than 20,000 in Chicago, through the lens of the Tiny Homes movement. Covering everything…

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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative is Awarded Landmarks Illinois Preservation Award for Project of the Year

Events taking place at the Art Center at DA+HC (Photos by Sara Pooley) Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC) was awarded the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Project of the Year. The award recognizes projects that make possible the continued use of a historic commercial/industrial, residential, or public/institutional structure. DA+HC was…

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LBBA to Participate in Chicago Architecture Biennial

David Brown's Collective Space Proposal drawing

David Brown’s Collective Space Proposal (Source) Landon Bone Baker Architects will be participating in the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB), taking place October 2015 to January 2016. The Biennial provides a platform for groundbreaking architectural projects and spatial experiments that demonstrate how creativity and innovation can radically transform our lived experience. LBBA has been invited to take part…

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“Out of the Loop: Vernacular Architecture Forum”

Archer Courts Townhomes and Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative are featured in Out of the Loop: Vernacular Architecture Forum. The Vernacular Architecture Forum is an organization that is “dedicated to the appreciation and study of ordinary buildings and landscapes.” In June 2015, the Vernacular Architecture Forum met in Chicago and got “Out of the Loop” to explore Chicago’s…

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Metropolis Magazine: “Creating Communities”

LBBA’s Rosa Park Apartments were featured in a Metropolis Magazine interview with Katie Swenson, vice president of national design initiatives at Enterprise Community Partners. The Apartments were described as being part of a strategy that “helped evenly disperse affordable housing and reverse the psychological effects of neighborhood deterioration by filling vacant lots.” Rosa Park Apartments were…

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Chicago Architecture Foundation “Behind the Scenes” Tour of Buffett Place

On Thursday, Jeff Bone and Claudia Rodriguez from LBBA gave a tour of the Fred and Pamela Buffett Place, a completely renovated, environmentally-friendly, supportive housing community. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) “Behind the Scenes” tours. Buffett Place, formerly known as the Diplomat SRO, is a 51-unit green residential and transit-oriented development which provides…

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