Architecture Takes Center Stage With AIA Look Up Film Challenge
Jul13

Architecture Takes Center Stage With AIA Look Up Film Challenge

Aspiring filmmakers who appreciate good design have two more days to register for the AIA’s Look Up Film Challenge. Registration closes on July 15, and the competition kicks off on July 17. Awards include $3,000 in cash prizes and two roundtrip tickets to Austin, Texas, plus entry to the South by Southwest festival. Winners will be chosen by how well they achieve the goal, to look up and see what architects are doing to build the...

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Slice of Life: The Barge in Charge
Jul13

Slice of Life: The Barge in Charge

At the confluence of the Chicago River and its North Branch three skyscrapers are  currently going up, transforming the skyline in this corner of the city. One of those buildings is 150 North Riverside.  Designed by friends-of-the-blog Goettsch Partners, the building’s core is sunk into the earth between two railroad tracks. Those tracks will eventually be decked over with a park, and when the tower gets high enough above the...

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