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Open House Chicago 2015: Beautiful Buildings, Threatened Buildings, and Buildings that are Barely There

This weekend is the Chicago Architecture Foundation‘s Open House Chicago! Which means that, for a very little while (only two days!), one can get into a myriad of spectacular and architecturally (and historically) significant buildings–for free. 2,260 more words

Will there be a new Helmut Jahn building in Chicago?

Lee Bey joins Justin to talk about the latest architecture stories around town including the landmark status of Marina Towers, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and the possibility of a new Helmut Jahn project coming to Chicago. 9 more words

The Download

A gamble that paid off

PerspectiveThe largest privately-funded construction project in the USA at US$8.5 billion, the urban metropolis CityCenter in Las Vegas brings together an all-star crew of architects and designers… 363 more words


Glass ! - Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand

Glass  ceiling of Suvarnabhumi International Airport mirrors the insides of the building.

As part of the design background research, the use of computer modelling and physical testing were carried out and made the use of heat-strengthened laminated glass.  275 more words


Discussion on the relationship between Science and Technology in Architecture with Jahn Architects in Chicago.

During the visit of prof. M. Antonietta Esposito to the group headquarters were examined specific aspects of Archingeneering as integrated project methodology development that combines art and technology to reach innovative high performance. 81 more words

TxP Research Workgroup

My view of the State of Illinois THOMPSON CENTER (as published in Crain's Chicago Business on August 2, 2014)


In a recent column, Greg Hinz wrote about the shameful condition of the Thompson State of Illinois building. It was predestined. 253 more words