Model skyscrapers, funky churches, and more architecture abound at the second edition of this sprawling event At the press conference to kick off the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, held underneath the massive Tiffany...Show More Summary
Last week I was in Chicago for a preview of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and for part of this week I'm attending a conference. So posts will resume later this week or early next week once things have gotten back to normal.
We love the neo-Gothic icon, but it's always fun to imagine what else could have been. [ more › ]
Chicago’s architecture has long been a point of pride for the Second City. We have boat tours and Segway trips devoted to admiring the buildings that create our iconic skyline. Now it’s our turn to give back and help others appreciate what makes our city beautiful. The Chicago Architecture Biennial—the...
Curators and architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee talk to Curbed The Chicago Architecture Biennial returns to the city this fall, two years after attracting over half a million visitors to the Windy City. The biennial’s sophomoreShow More Summary
The first edition was a huge success. Here's what we know about Round Two. [ more › ]
Partners of the Los Angeles-based firm will take the reins as the successful event returns for its sophomore outing. The artistic directors of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) will be Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, partners...Show More Summary
[Image: From L.A. Recalculated by Smout Allen and BLDGBLOG]. London-based architects Smout Allen and I have a project in the new issue of MAS Context, work originally commissioned for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial and closely related to our project, L.A.T.B.D., at the University of Southern California Libraries. Called L.A. Show More Summary
More than half a million people visited the displays and public events. [ more › ]
Chicago image by Iwan Baan, who was commissioned by the Chicago Architecture Biennial to create a personal photo project about the city. Chicago's inaugural Architecture Biennial won't be it's last. The city-wide celebration of contemporary architecture, the largest ever...
Vietnam's Vo Trong Nghia Architects recently displayed its latest S House prototype at the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Designed for low-income families, the simple home is nearing the mass production stage and is expected to costShow More Summary
Pin it Hallways can be dead zones in the home, but what about a space that's all hallway? MOS Architects explored that question in their modular home design for Chicago's Architecture Biennial. READ MORE »
This innovative design was presented by MOS Architects at the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015. It is a house made entirely of modular corridors that can be rearranged, like enormous LEGO blocks, into a variety of configurations. Not only does...
The project was presented at the Chicago Architecture Biennial which focuses on the theme "The State of the Art of Architecture" and features projects by 100 different architects working across more than 30 countries. Bilbao's project...Show More Summary
Interesting architecture doesn't always come with a high price tag. In a similar vein to the S House and Low Cost House, Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao unveiled an US$8,000 home at this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial. The low-cost...Show More Summary
Chicago is an inspiring place right now. It's hosting its first Architecture Biennial, its restaurant scene is booming, and it's a city that knows how to treat guests well. Here's a guide to the best restaurants and bars for Windy City for business travelers and vacationers alike.
Photo by Steve Hall The first ever Chicago Architecture Biennial kicked off last weekend with events and activities taking place all over the city, and over 31,000 people partook in the various opening festivities, according an official announcement from...
The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, which opened to the public last weekend with an ambitious collection of gallery installations, performances, talks and tours scattered across the city, does not have an official theme. The artistic directors, Joseph Grima and Sarah Herda, wanted to keep...
Dispatches from the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the first architecture fair in North America.
How design could heal the fractured relationship between people and police and other key takeaways from the Chicago Architecture Biennial. It's safe to say that architecture and Chicago's history are inextricably linked. The city was the stomping grounds of Bauhaus great Mies van der Rohe. Show More Summary