the ed kaplan family institute for innovation and tech entrepreneurship at the illinois institute of technology opens this month, the first new academic building at iit in over forty years.
the house will be completely off-grid, with its own water supply, sewage treatment, and electrical system, all designed to minimize energy use.
originally meant to be constructed in chicago in 2014, the location moved to the west coast because of its initial lakefront site and the legal issues it posed. chicago-based DesignApplause feels that a big one got away.
guessing by the time you look a little deeper into 6e it will be under contract.
what the 25 year award does is simultaneously celebrate a particular building and give us a peek into the state of architecture culture.
nature provides ample inspiration for new conrad osaka hotel interiors. lighting design plays a leading role.
wind, light, and other phenomena of nature are embraced through 389 pieces of art.
revised concept plan is in response to local criticism on location, aesthetics, and function among other things.
they rethink the conventions of fashion production and manufacture, bypass the definitions of haute couture or ready-to-wear, and challenge the formal confines of function. mission accomplished.
frida escoberdo has designed a monolithic timber, tiered platform in randolf square – a singular formal gesture with moveable modules that allows for informal lounging, gatherings, and forums. the installation mirrors the chicago cultural center’s gridded ceiling.
it’s a fortress, of course it is. the architects made it as nice a fortress as possible, a transparent, democratic, open, not-aggressive and environmentally responsible symbol of their country.