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15 Apr 12 at 8 pm

Joe and Rika Mansueto Library by Murphy Jahn
 

This library stores 3.5 million books underground.

(Source: archdaily.com)

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22 Mar 12 at 12 pm

Re-design of the Chicago Navy-Pier by James Corner.
After a close match with huge names such as BIG, Zaha Hadid and Rem Koolhas, this was the final design for the re-construction of the Navy pier!

What do you think Chicago? Awesome or a bit too unrealistic? 

The final five
 

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13 Feb 12 at 1 pm

This is BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) proposal for the Chicago Navy pier.

He proposes a staired hill that can be used as a concert venue, sitting area and sliding area (in the winter)

As someone that lives in Chicago I am very excited to see which team will win! 

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13 Feb 12 at 1 pm

!Melk proposal for the Navy Pier renovation in Chicago

At the end of the navy pier they propose to create a large iceberg

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10 Feb 12 at 9 am

Luis Urculo - Guggenheim (Top)
and  the Marina Towers  (bottom)

Luis Urculo studies architecture as a consumption object:
Using items like books, plates, cutlery, records, candles, radios, tape and thread, Urculo has built structures that resemble famous buildings.

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10 Feb 12 at 9 am

Luis Urculo - Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright (Top)
and  the John Hancock Center in Chicago (bottom)

Luis Urculo studies architecture as a consumption object
Using items like books, plates, cutlery, records, candles, radios, tape and thread, Urculo has built structures that resemble famous buildings.