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At its best, landscape architecture can create compelling places that soothe frazzled spirits and resonate with meaning. That's the message delivered by a small but smart traveling show about the work of the late Dan Kiley, on view at CAF through Aug. 25.
A panel held last week at the Chicago Architecture Foundation called “Where We’ll Live in 2050” focused on the issue of walkability.
The doors to Chicago’s finest places and spaces don’t unlock themselves. This year, we’re introducing you to the passionate, enthusiastic people helping us put Open House Chicago 2017 together.
In the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s educational graphic novel “No Small Plans,” teens – past, present and future – traipse through Chicago neighborhoods to ponder some big questions: What makes a community?
Just like the world of architecture, the Newhouse Architecture and Design Competition has gone through many changes over the past 35 years. What hasn’t changed, however, is the impact the competition makes on thousands of Chicago-area teens.
Artist, illustrator and educator Devin Mawdsley knew it was time to create an arts collective when he heard about the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s plan to create a new educational graphic novel for local high school students.
The new book No Small Plans is designed to close the civic education gap by encouraging young people to get involved in their communities.
Civic Chat — Networking Our Neighborhoods: Gabrielle Lyon, Chicago Architecture Foundation and Heather Van Benthuysen, Chicago Public SchoolsMicrosoft
Civic education has always been a priority in Chicago, as a city that prides itself in its political involvement and civic engagement. Yet it has only recently become a requirement for Chicago's students.
The changing face of Chicago architecture—in structures old, new and yet to be—will always be newsworthy. Here, we track the buzz and battles, building context around a city’s issues as they unfold.
In South Loop, plans for city within the city begin taking shapevia Chicago Tribune
Parks & Public Spaces
Chicago’s playscapes - parks, playgrounds and green spaces - bring Chicagoans and visitors outside to play.
Check Out This Planned Streeterville Park, Called A 'Vacation In The City'via DNAinfo
Chicago has so many amazing stories to tell.