MASS Design Group and conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas have created ‘The Gun Violence Memorial Project’: four houses built of 700 glass bricks, each one representing the average number of lives lost due to gun violence each week in America.
The very best of Chicago2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our Pinterest board dedicated to the city’s third architecture biennial… And check our ongoing report!
Chicago Architecture Biennial 2019 focuses on social justice, equality, and civic activism. From a memorial to gun violence victims to a Bauhaus vision for race and gender equality and an architectural forensic examination of the controversial death of an Afro-American barber killed by Chicago police.
A dancing quartet in air-filtering costumes and a choreography exploring the body’s relationship to buildings and spaces in a Mies van der Rohe’s masterpiece. At Chicago 2017 architecture-driven performing arts projects bring to life iconic masterpieces with music, theatre and dance.
Mies van Der Rohe meets Freddy Mercury while the iconic Chicago Tribune Tower is reimagined as a maze of tubes. Discover how contemporary studios take on architectural icons from the past at Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017.
Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial attracted over half a million people, more than double the visitors of Venice Biennale. We looked into it, going beyond the figures…
Studio Gang presents Polis Station, an exhibition and a social project to reorient U.S. police stations towards their local communities after widespread outrage and protests over recent acts of police violence.
Theaster Gates Jr. opens The Stony Island Arts Bank by transforming a derelict bank building in Chicago into a thriving art centre to preserve the city’s black culture heritage and to give space to the next generation of creatives.
Iwan Baan shot an aereal portrait of Chicago capturing both architectural landmarks and the broader cityscape for the first Chicago Architecture Biennial.
For the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, emerging and world-reknown architects gathered from all over the planet to take over the so-called Windy-City.
With CHICAGO HORIZON, Team Ultramoderne won Chicago Architecture Biennial international competition to build a panoramic kiosk overlooking lake Michigan.