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Form v/s Function

I remember taking up my first design assignment and coming up with a very dynamic form. The design problem was a small food outlet, and guess what! 1,144 more words


The Auditorium meets the NFL and the Wabash wins the Gold (Part I)

Chicago celebrated the Auditorium, an icon of the City’s architectural and engineering legacy, on December 9, 2014, 125 years after the first performance in 1889. A prized and flexible venue, the Auditorium hosted the National Football League (NFL) … 2,232 more words

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Nature and Soul in America: Understanding the Roles of Style and Ornamentation in Louis Sullivan’s Design Philosophy (Essay)

American Architect Louis Sullivan (1856 – 1924) was a revolutionary force in design during the late 19th-century; a period of significant economic growth and architectural activity in America. 1,706 more words



 Chicago, to me, meant Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan and few lessons of History of Architecture that I studied in college. But when we planned the itinerary of  a vacation in USA, I so wanted Chicago to feature in that plan so I could see all those steel-framed large glass-paned buildings. 626 more words

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