Premiering tomorrow on WTTW – one of Chicago’s PBS television stations – will be the new 30-minute documentary Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour. Popular Chicago TV tour host Geoffrey Baer profiles the life and work of the internationally acclaimed architect and winner of the 2012 Driehaus Prize for Classical and Traditional Architecture. The documentary will air Thursday, March 22 at 8PM. Continue reading for more information on the documentary and view updated images of the Wounded Warrior Project.
Graves is known in the world of architecture for his lifetime contributions to classical and traditional architecture and recognized by the masses for his playful, stylish and affordable household products at Target stores. In early 2003, a horrific illness left him partially paralyzed, leading him to his next project of designing hospital furniture and homes for wounded war veterans in hopes to create more healing environments.
Check out our previous coverage on Michael Graves and continue scrolling down to view a photo gallery of the first realize home of the Wounded Warrior Project. 2012 Driehaus Prize / Michael Graves Wounded Warrior Home Project / Michael Graves and IDEO Michael Graves on Hospital Room Design Video: Michael Graves furniture for Capital Health The premier will repeat Friday, March 23 at 8PM and Saturday, March 24 at 11:30PM. Reference: Chicago Tribune