Archinect - News 2017-02-23T07:22:54-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149983658/blair-kamin-s-standout-chicago-architects-of-2016-are-all-female-but-that-s-incidental Blair Kamin's standout Chicago architects of 2016 are all female, "but that's incidental" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-12-22T12:36:00-05:00 >2016-12-23T21:34:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ib/ibgfcc950mznan9n.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jeanne Gang completed three exceptional projects, including the dramatic Writers Theatre in Glencoe, and saw construction begin on her 98-story Vista Tower [...] Carol Ross Barney finished the latest extension of Chicago's downtown Riverwalk [...] Juanita Irizarry, executive director of Friends of the Parks, led the successful fight against George Lucas' planned narrative art museum [...] What unites these achievements? Probably the fact that gender, in the end, had little to do with them.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on gender in architecture:</p><p><a title="Struggles persist for women in the architectural workforce" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968815/struggles-persist-for-women-in-the-architectural-workforce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Struggles persist for women in the architectural workforce</a></p><p><a title="UT Austin's architecture school begins new initiative focused on &quot;race, gender, and the American built environment&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149967743/ut-austin-s-architecture-school-begins-new-initiative-focused-on-race-gender-and-the-american-built-environment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UT Austin's architecture school begins new initiative focused on "race, gender, and the American built environment"</a></p><p><a title="North Carolina loses AIA conference due to anti-LGBT HB2 bill passage" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943704/north-carolina-loses-aia-conference-due-to-anti-lgbt-hb2-bill-passage" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina loses AIA conference due to anti-LGBT HB2 bill passage</a></p><p><a title="Why Zaha Hadid's gender and ethnicity mattered so much" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938434/why-zaha-hadid-s-gender-and-ethnicity-mattered-so-much" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Why Zaha Hadid's gender and ethnicity mattered so much</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/49542175/gleaming-new-cta-station-raises-question-what-price-architecture Gleaming new CTA station raises question: What price architecture? Archinect 2012-05-29T13:55:00-04:00 >2012-05-30T13:21:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/16/162f48341e1a132e95c596915ddacf9d.jpg" width="600" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A safe, clean, on-time ride. That's all most of us expect from the Chicago Transit Authority. But why not ask for something more? Station architecture that puts zing in the journey and elevates the city around it. That's what we get at the crisply modern new Morgan "L" station on Chicago's Near West Side.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>