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How Architects in Chicago Are Making New History

How Architects in Chicago Are Making New History
This Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017 article is presented by:

"We are at a moment of great cultural transition," Jorge Otero-Pailos argues. "The kinds of objects that we look to to provide some sort of continuity in that transformation is often times architecture, [...] one of the most stable objects in culture." This short film, in which an number of participants of the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial reflect on their work and those of others, tackles the theme conceived by artistic directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee: Make New History.

This film was created by PLANE—SITE and Spirit of Space in collaboration with ArchDaily and Hunter Douglas. You can view our ongoing coverage of the event, here.

Curators Johnston Marklee Introduce the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, "Make New History"

As the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial prepares to open its doors, curators Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee ( Johnston Marklee) introduce Make New History - the theme of the second edition of North America's largest architecture and design exhibition. Understanding the trace of history is more important than ever.

In "Horizontal City," 24 Architects Reconsider Architectural Interiors at 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Horizontal City is one of two collective exhibitions (the other being Vertical City ) at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial. 24 architects were tasked by artistic directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee to "reconsider the status of the architectural interior" by referencing a photograph of a canonical interior from any time period.

In "Vertical City," 16 Contemporary Architects Reinterpret the Tribune Tower at 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

In a large-scale, central installation at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, the likes of 6a architects, Barozzi Veiga, Kéré Architecture, MOS, OFFICE KGDVS, and Sergison Bates-among others-have designed and constructed sixteen five meter-tall contemporary iterations of the renowned 1922 Chicago Tribune Tower design contest. + 56 Located in the Sidney R.

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "How Architects in Chicago Are Making New History" 26 Sep 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/880402/how-architects-in-chicago-architecture-biennial-2017-are-making-new-history/> ISSN 0719-8884
Chicago Cultural Center. Image © Tom Harris

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