An enormous rock with holes, a solid wood block, a carbon tube bench, a textile box, a flat shape.
A dual exhibition exploring two architects’ long-demolished masterpieces.
Centered around three words: future, nature, forms.
Design events and exhibitions to attend in October.
A frame shop features works from local Chicago artists, both in and out of the frame.
An index of stories for the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2021
This year, the Biennial will concentrate on programming rather than installations, connecting practitioners and community organizations already invested in transforming urban land. This format has the potential to rethink the role of architectural exhibitions.
Marisa Novara, who serves as the Commissioner of Housing for the City of Chicago, spoke with architect and educator Craig Wilkins whose groundbreaking work on hip-hop architecture remains required reading for a generation of social theorists and practitioners.
The case of Altgeld Gardens shows us that radical imagination, lobbying and challenging power directly can go hand-in-hand with the making of a garden.
Through Biyun Feng’s photographs, you will see that these sites—although vacant—aren’t empty; they are available.