- Sustainable and responsive building materials
- Advanced technology in architecture
- Innovations in 3D scanning, 3D printing and other design visualizations
Latest Updates on Innovation in Architecture
Tunnel tests for Chicago's future third-tallest skyscraper showed that the plan for the building—three thin, interconnected high-rises designed by Studio Gang—would not be able to withstand high winds.
Willy Wonka's preferred mode of transport just became a reality. A new kind of elevator uses linear motors, similar to those in maglev trains and HyperLoop, to whiz its cabins through shafts, and will be able to move people up, down, left, or right.
Chicago is filled with some amazing museums, but they aren't equally distributed throughout the city's various neighborhoods. This summer, a mobile museum will travel to communities throughout the city via a floating barge, traversing the Chicago River.
Parks & Public Spaces
Chicago’s playscapes - parks, playgrounds and green spaces - bring Chicagoans and visitors outside to play.
City officials break ground on 312 RiverRun trailvia DNAinfo
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.
Skyscraper almost as tall as Hancock planned for Holy Name Cathedral lotvia DNAinfo
Chicago has so many amazing stories to tell.