Can we plan urban centers in a way that accepts fluctuations in population?
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
Architectural ghosts from Chicago's past ward the city from the status quo.
Does Chicago's ward system still make sense as a civic organizing device?
What will it take to repair past abuses and nurse our urban waterways back to health?
Coming to 31st Street, the unimaginable: a swimming hole on the Chicago River.
Large, municipal water treatment plants aren't the only way to deliver clean drinking water to Chicagoans.
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?
On Chicago's near south side, an urbanist's dream and vision plan for Pilsen.
In getting us all closer to the water, this demonstration kayak park holds an important key for realizing a healthier Chicago River.
The average American child spends as few as 30 minutes in unstructured outdoor play each day. Adventure Playground can help.
As cities expand, airports find themselves closer to residential and commercial development. Do parklands provide a buffer that helps all?
There are many inviting, pedestrian-friendly areas along North Broadway. Why not in Uptown?
Can we design high-rise facades that improve livability for humans and protect birds and migratory wildlife?
It's time for Chicago to complete its public lakefront park system.
What if Chicago's 50th Ward could grow or shrink, as necessary? Would our whole region be better off?