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Studio Gang clads Chicago student housing complex in wavy strips of concrete

Studio Gang clads Chicago student housing complex in wavy strips of concrete

US firm Studio Gang has completed a student residential complex for the University of Chicago that features towers sheathed in glass and sculptural white...
Pair of skyscrapers proposed for site of Calatrava's doomed Chicago Spire

Pair of skyscrapers proposed for site of Calatrava's doomed Chicago Spire

Two "sister skyscrapers" designed by architect David Childs have been unveiled for Chicago's waterfront, nearly 10 years after work on Santiago Calatrava's ill-fated Chicago...
Tower within a Tower by Kwong von Glinow | Architecture | Dezeen

Tower within a Tower by Kwong von Glinow | Architecture | Dezeen

Apartments are made up of rooms stacked on top of one another in this extreme vertical housing proposal by Chicago studio Kwong von Glinow,...

Rafael Viñoly unveils NEMA Chicago skyscraper

New York firm Rafael Viñoly Architects has revealed an updated version of its residential skyscraper for Chicago in new images and a short movie,...
Portrait of a Place: Southside Forever—A Motion Picture of Black Chicago

Portrait of a Place: Southside Forever—A Motion Picture of Black Chicago

In a compassionate documentary on one district’s battle against violent crime, director Rodney Lucas illustrates life and death in his hometown of Chicago. Featuring...
“Sustainability and its Discontents” with Vishaan Chakrabarti and Robert Bruegmann

“Sustainability and its Discontents” with Vishaan Chakrabarti and Robert Bruegmann

0:14 Introduction by Richard Sommer 18:15 Vishaan Chakrabarti presentation 48:25 Robert Bruegmann presentation 1:10:45 Moderated discussionOn October 17, 2013, featured speakers Vishaan Chakrabarti and Robert Bruegmann...
Strange Worlds, immigration in the early 20th century

Strange Worlds, immigration in the early 20th century

Todros Geller, Strange Worlds, 1928, oil on canvas, 71.8 x 66.4 cm (Art Institute of Chicago), a Seeing America videoSpeakers: Sarah Alvarez, Director of...
5KL Water | Case Study: The Great Lakes

5KL Water | Case Study: The Great Lakes

The Five Thousand Pound Life: Water, a symposium on issues of water supply in the context of climate change, examined case studies on Los...
Benny Andrews, Flag Day

Benny Andrews, Flag Day

Benny Andrews, Flag Day, 1966, oil on canvas, 53.3 x 40.6 cm ©The Benny Andrews Estate (The Art Institute of Chicago), a Seeing America...
Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Lynda Benglis, Omega, 1973 (Portland Art Museum) Judy Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, Number 4, 1969-70 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Bruce Guenther, Dr. Beth...