2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial participants announced
Preparations for the second Chicago Architecture Biennial are in full swing, with the big reveal of the 2017 participants today. Titled “Make New History” and with Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee as Artistic Directors, the 2017 roster has the names of over 100 firms — many of them well-known... View full entry
50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards
At the very least, these projects propose efficiencies and aesthetics that run counter to the institutional momentum within the city’s many departments, a daunting prospect in itself. None of this is necessarily inappropriate for such an exhibition, but it does ignore the question of where much of the aesthetic and spatial expression in our built environment comes from, and how we might change it.
— New City
Submit your ChiDesign CADE entries by September 9!
The Chicago Architecture Foundation launched their first ChiDesign CADE competition earlier this summer seeking design ideas for a different type of educational facility called the Center for Architecture, Design and Education (CADE). Now that registration is closed, be sure to submit your entries... View full entry
Last chance to register for the ChiDesign CADE competition is August 19
There's less than a week left to register for the ChiDesign CADE competition. Late registration closes next Wednesday, August 19.As learning spaces become more open and communally oriented, the Chicago Architecture Foundation launched the competition seeking design ideas of a Center for... View full entry
Don't forget to register for the first ChiDesign competition by August 7!
The registration deadline is almost here for the first ChiDesign ideas competition to design a Center for Architecture, Design and Education (CADE). As learning spaces become more open and communally oriented, the Chicago Architecture Foundation launched the competition as a means to explore... View full entry
Chicago Architecture Foundation launches first ChiDesign CADE competition
The Chicago Architecture Foundation's inaugural ChiDesign competition is accepting idea submissions for a different type of educational facility entitled the Center for Architecture, Design and Education (CADE).Participants must incorporate the following into their designs:a new headquarters... View full entry
Kinesis Honorable Mention 2013 Burnham Prize Competition
This honorable mention was described by the jury as an elegant and sleek design with smart and innovative use of materials and good integration of elements.
— Chicago Architectural Club
KINESIS Chicago BRT iconic stations design Design Team: Natassa Lianou, Ermis Chalvatzis Kinesis project, proposes dynamic and iconic light weight structures which land into the city of Chicago and create unique stations for the new BRT network. Since Chicago has a rich architectural and... View full entry
J Mays, Ford's head of vehicle design, discusses his architectural inspirations
As the person in charge of design for Ford's entire vehicle porfolio, Mays looks at architecture a lot. And he's ever mindful of buildings and how they're designed whenever he sets about creating a new car or truck for Ford.
What he's learned — and what he likes— about architecture, and Chicago architecture in particular, will be his focus when he joins the panel discussion "Big Ideas in Small Places" on Thursday at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.