A new take on prefab housing that yields distinct-looking forms from commonplace materials.
Reimagining Chicago, Ward by Ward
The Chicago Architecture Foundation's ambitious new exhibition features 50 transformative proposals for building a better Chicago, presented by 50 of the city’s top architecture and design firms.Explore the Online Exhibition
A structure that houses a book exchange also stimulates the imagination.
What color is racism? What color is segregation? Move beyond black and white.
Can aquaponics set in motion a comprehensive movement for community revitalization?
How can we use our food waste to generate energy and drive healthy communities?
Can public art actually make flying at an urban airport safer?
15,000 city-owned lots sit vacant. How could these lots become a network set of places for business, residences and gathering?
On Chicago's near south side, an urbanist's dream and vision plan for Pilsen.
Back to the future: an industrial freight line reconnects with its old neighbors.
Putting it all together: how the booming West Loop can really go into overdrive.
Can a symbol of leadership in urban public health rise again?
Could interconnected spaces along CTA lines provide safety, shelter and support for homeless youth?
How could our backyards be used as space for specialty businesses?
A flexible indoor/outdoor gathering space to accommodate almost any community meeting.
In getting us all closer to the water, this demonstration kayak park holds an important key for realizing a healthier Chicago River.
Floating parks unite communities for play, growth and positive change.
Reimagine a new day for our city's shuttered public schools.
The most successful projects invite meaningful participation from the community from the start.