Posts Tagged ‘rosa parks apartments’

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: City of Big Data Exhibition Opens at CAF

Chicago Architecture Foundation’s new exhibition, Chicago: City of Big Data, is launching this Thursday, May 8! Data has become a 21st century design material, and CAF’s exhibit will show how each of us contribute to the way architects, planners, and designers build our cities. Through interactive displays, recreated sections of Chicago, and views into your…

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USGBC Awards Green Innovation for Occupant Engagement to LBBA’s airLab

The U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois Chapter celebrated eight winners in the sustainability realm during the annual Limelight Event at the National Hellenic Museum on May 23. The Chapter’s Emerald Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, corporations, projects, and technologies implemented across Illinois which advance both buildings and communities to become more sustainable, prosperous, and…

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Rosa Parks Apartments Continues to be Recognized as an Outstanding Project

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  Rosa Parks Apartments has been awarded the 2011 GreenSite Award for multifamily housing, by Concrete Producer magazine. The editors of Concrete Construction and The Concrete Producer have created an awards program to recognize innovations in developing and building sustainable projects. Check out their feature on Rosa Parks Apartments here.

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Rosa Parks Apartments Go Global!

ArchDaily, the world’s most visited architecture website, just posted a story about Rosa Parks Apartments, designed by LBBA and  developed by Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation. Get the scoop by clicking here.

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What have you been doing this summer?

Seven talented high school students and student mentors have been studying the indoor air quality at Rosa Parks Apartments through the airLab program, headquartered here at Landon Bone Baker. We are approaching our final week of airLab next week. How time flies! We will be presenting our methodology, data and next steps on Wednesday, August…

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Green Lifestyles Workshop Series at Rosa Parks Apartments

In addition to committing to the development of sustainable buildings such as the Rosa Parks Apartments, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation has partnered up with the Delta Institute to provide a series of “Green Lifestyles” workshops to educate residents on sustainable living strategies. Recent events have included a “Green Lifestyles Fair,” “Recycling Workshop,” “Green Cleaning Science Fair”…

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