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Social Agenda vs Social Media: Reviewing the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Added: 24.09.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

While architecture exhibitions have a tendency to be drab affairs with poorly displayed poster boards and reams of intellectualized text spouting pseudo-complex ideas, the  stands out for its undeniable sense of playfulness. From its central HQ to the fringe performance events, this exhibition is bright, fun and Instagram-ready.


MLS Review: Shield-chasing Toronto beaten again, Union extinguish Fire

Added: 24.09.2017 1:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Supporters’ Shield leaders Toronto FC crashed to back-to-back defeats, while Chicago Fire were cooled by Philadelphia Union and New York City were held to a draw. Stunned 5-3 by Montreal Impact midweek, Toronto were unable to return to winning ways, shocked 2-1 at New England Revolution as they were denied their first Shield in MLS […]


Gary, Ind., Woos Amazon

Added: 23.09.2017 8:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

Amazon is looking for a site for its second headquarters. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Max Grinnell, who teaches urban studies at the University of Chicago, about one longshot attempt by Gary, Ind.


Campus hazing under scrutiny after US student dies

Added: 22.09.2017 13:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

September 23, 2017 1:48 AM
CHICAGO (AFP) - The governor of Louisiana on Friday (Sept 22) asked all state-run universities to review policies on hazing, alcohol and drug abuse, after a college student died under suspicious circumstances.


Illinois high court upholds former cop Peterson's murder conviction

Added: 22.09.2017 13:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson for murdering his third wife.


Pat Riley raves about Dwyane Wade, but avoids all contract talk

Added: 22.09.2017 12:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade is under contract with the Chicago Bulls, meaning other NBA clubs cannot openly talk about possibly signing him until he is a free agent. As such, Miami Heat President Pat Riley was cautious Friday when asked about Wade's future.


Names to Know at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial: Point Supreme

Added: 22.09.2017 11:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Greek architects Konstantinos Pantazis & Marianna Rentzou established Point Supreme nearly a decade ago in 2008.

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Names to Know at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial: SO-IL

Added: 22.09.2017 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu established their New York-based practice, SO-IL, in 2008; Ilias Papageorgiou joined as a partner in 2013.


15 Must-See Installations at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Added: 22.09.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

With the 2017 Architecture Biennial in full swing and open to the public until January 7, 2017, we've scoured the galleries, halls and corridors of the Cultural Center to bring you our favorite fifteen installations. Documented through the lens of  and assembled by our Editorial Team on location, this selection intends to shed light on the breadth, scope and preoccupations of  – the largest architecture event in North America.


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