Chicago

BOLD New Ideas for the Windy City

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is showcasing some innovative, potential makeovers for the Windy City. One of their exhibits, “BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago,” features 18 projects and ideas created for the city of Chicago by more than a dozen local offices. The BOLD exhibit, organized by Iker Gil (director of MAS studio and editor-in-chief of MAS …

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France Passes Green Roof Law – Why We Should All Follow Their Example

Above: Chicago’s City Hall’s Green Roof (Image: National Geographic) [divider] A new law in France mandates that all new buildings in commercial zones need to be covered in either plants or solar panels, reports Agence France-Presse. But are the French the only ones realizing the benefits of having more green? Green rooftops and gardens are …

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Makerspaces – The Future of Education

  Most traditional education systems focus on reading books and memorization to test how “smart” someone is. However with the world and technology moving forward so quickly, many believe that there is a significant need for places where people can, not only learn but also create and invent. Enter the Makerspace, a place where people …

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