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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

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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

September 14: Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

Completed in 2011, the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library is like a library of the future. Designed by Helmut Jahn, the Mansueto Library sits next to the Regenstine Library on the campus of the University of Chicago. 56 more words

Daily Building Fact


If you’ve been in Chicago over an hour, you’ve seen this piece of public art.  

It’s Jean Dubuffet’s “Monument with Standing Beast.”  The State of Illinois put the purchase price together in 1984 and the fiberglass sculpture has complicated the entrance to Helmut Jahn’s splendid State of Illinois glass iceberg of offices since then. 201 more words