Goettch’s Amazing Zurich NA HQ Building Opens for Business
Sep28

Goettch’s Amazing Zurich NA HQ Building Opens for Business

Amid much anticipation, one of the most visually stunning suburban office projects in years has finally come online.  A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today for Zurich North America’s new headquarters in northwest suburban Schaumburg. The 783,000 square foot building, designed by friends-of-the-blog Goettsch Partners, has been the object of fascination for tens of thousands of people who speed by on I-90 each day. It’s...

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Chicagoland’s Most Striking New Building Looks Almost Done; No, It’s Not in The Loop
Aug11

Chicagoland’s Most Striking New Building Looks Almost Done; No, It’s Not in The Loop

It’s always nice when a company understand that having great architecture is part of putting together a good work environment for its employees. Witness the soon-to-be-former McDonald’s headquarters in northwest suburban Des Plaines, or Frank Lloyd Wright’s SC Johnson campus up I-94 in Racine, Wisconsin. Of course, it’s easier to be all idealistic about architecture when you’ve got acres of empty (and cheap!) prairie as a canvas....

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