Chicago Architecture Firm Happy to Not Be Needed Today
May06

Chicago Architecture Firm Happy to Not Be Needed Today

While you were sequestered in your micro apartment exchanging accusing stares with your cat (she totally ate the last Yoplait), the boffins down at bKL Architecture have been fighting the good fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. And now their part is done. The Loop designers of glassy things that scrape the sky have completed their mission of banging out protective face shields with a stable of 3D printers.  Face shield production at...

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P+W Gets High Honor for High School in South Loop
Oct12

P+W Gets High Honor for High School in South Loop

By now you’ve had plenty of time to ogle the new Jones Prep High School in the South Loop.  The postmodern-with-a-touch-of-modern school runs for a block-and-a-half down State Street between West Harrison and West Polk Streets.  It replaces the brutalist cube that went into service in 1967 and still stands at 700 South State Street. For its work on the new school, Chicago’s own Perkins+Will has been awarded the 2015 Mies...

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