The Regenstein Learning Campus encourages children’s sensory discovery of the natural world—minus the gaudiness of plastic playgrounds.
Known for his idiosyncratic style, Tigerman founded his Chicago firm in 1964 and has been a seminal figure in both practice and academia.
On Chicago's South Side, a Bold Mixed-Use Healthcare Project Aims to Be a Community Anchor and Public Health Salve
The proposed design of the Focal Point Community Campus for the southwest side of Chicago puts health care at the center of a holistic approach to…
At a recent Metropolis Think Tank in Chicago, architects and developers explored the immense benefits of crossing social and cultural boundaries when planning new neighborhoods.
An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago shows how Meindertsma is using flax to create sustainable furniture and objects.
Solstice on the Park, a rental apartment tower in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood, is within spitting distance of Lake Michigan and Frederick Law Olmsted’s Jackson Park.
From Housing to Activism, the Next Chicago Architecture Biennial Will Bring Global Issues to Chicago
Yesomi Umolu, the artistic director of the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial, discusses the themes and narratives to be explored at this year’s event.
"I wanted to do a light, cloudlike building that made Crown Hall look heavy by comparison," says architect John Ronan, referring to the campus's iconic Mies van der Rohe building.
Faced with a 2,250-square-foot space and 24-foot ceilings, Vladimir Radutny Architects deployed multiple strategies to make this former automobile factory homey.
Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.
Pacific Standard Time, whose interiors are by New York–based firm Parts and Labor Design, is awash in a palette of terrazzo, textural glazed tile, leather, and wood galore.
This past July, Ross Barney Architects hosted a Think Tank discussion on inequality that included representatives from the Metropolitan Planning Council and Related Midwest, as well as moderator Susan S. Szenasy.
Two new sparkling buildings in Chicago—designed by Carol Ross Barney and Gensler, respectively—demonstrate a new design direction for the ubiquitous fast-food chain.
From Detroit to Seoul, these cities manage to have global design influence while maintaining a their unique regional identities.
The legendary designer and Le Corbusier collaborator broke the mold with her Modernist, male contemporaries, according to a show at Matthew Rachman Gallery.
Aurélien, a new residential high-rise in Chicago’s upscale Gold Coast neighborhood, balances drama with practical amenities in a park-like setting.
Over the past decade, Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney has moved beyond the design of buildings toward stewardship and restoration of urban ecology.
After soliciting input from thousands of stakeholders, the Obama Foundation revealed yesterday a refined design for the multi-building complex.
A Q&A with Booth Hansen architects on how innovations in construction are changing the dynamics of residential development.
The hotel collaborated closely with Volume Gallery, a creative local art space with a strong emphasis on emerging designers, artists, and architects.