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“Future Prentice” Proposals Imagine Reuse for Threatened Chicago Icon 0

“Future Prentice” Proposals Imagine Reuse for Threatened Chicago Icon

On the heels of a surprising, if tenuous, victory in court, preservationists gathered Thursday evening at the Chicago Architecture Foundation to celebrate the opening of Reconsidering an Icon: Creative Conversations About Prentice Women’s Hospital, an exhi

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UPDATE: Preservationists Sue to Save Chicago’s Prentice Hospital, Win Temporary Protection 0

UPDATE: Preservationists Sue to Save Chicago’s Prentice Hospital, Win Temporary Protection

A bizarre parliamentary maneuver two weeks ago granted and subsequently revoked landmark status for Bertrand Goldberg’s embattled Old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago, leading some to speculate about legal recourse for a coalition of preservationists w

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Five Pritzker-winning architects join “Save Prentice” campaign 0

Five Pritzker-winning architects join “Save Prentice” campaign

Bertrand Goldberg’s Prentice Hospital has become the cause célèbre for architectural preservationists from across Chicago and beyond, now garnering five more Pritzker-toting allies amid mounting pressure for demolition. Robert Venturi, Tadao Ando, Jacques

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Five years ago… 0

Five years ago…

Five years ago this week woven materials and netting featured heavily in architecture and design, as Thomas Heatherwick completed an undulating facade of woven steel around the entrance to a London hospital (above) and graduate designer Sarah Moucher pres

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Oturakast by Rianne Koens 0

Oturakast by Rianne Koens

Dutch designer Rianne Koens created the Oturakast cabinet. . Description from Rianne Koens: Inspired by the hospitality of my Turkish in-laws, I came up with this cabinet, which is an elegant replacement for the stackable stools in western households. Otur

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From ArchDaily

Rigshospital Expansion Competition Proposal / COWI, WHITE Arkitekter, DEVE Architecture, LAND+ Landskabsarkitekter, Lyngkilde 0

Rigshospital Expansion Competition Proposal / COWI, WHITE Arkitekter, DEVE Architecture, LAND+ Landskabsarkitekter, Lyngkilde

The Rigshospital is well-defined by Fælledparken and Amorparken at it’s boundaries, and due to these park areas, the hospital campus exudes a unique ‘green’ potential. The buildings serve as an intermediary between the dense urban fabric

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Activists Press On for AIDS Memorial at Triangle Park 0

Activists Press On for AIDS Memorial at Triangle Park

On the eve or World AIDS Day, dozens crammed into the City Planning building in downtown Manhattan for the Universal Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) hearing. The Rudin Organization presented their plans yesterday for the former St. Vincent’s Hospital sit

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Liturgical Elements by Lotte van Laatum 0

Liturgical Elements by Lotte van Laatum

Dutch designer Lotte van Laatum has created the Liturgical Elements for the Maasstad Hospital in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. . Description from the designer: The concept of ‘light’ was the starting point for the designs of the liturgical elements. The oecu

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The 2011 NeoCon Show – June 13th-15th 0

The 2011 NeoCon Show – June 13th-15th

Between June 13th-15th, the 2011 NeoCon show (North America’s largest exhibition of contract furnishings) will take place at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois. Discover thousands of innovative products and resources for corporate, hospitality, heal

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The 2011 NeoCon Show – June 13th-15th 0

The 2011 NeoCon Show – June 13th-15th

Between June 13th-15th, the 2011 NeoCon show (North America’s largest exhibition of contract furnishings) will take place at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois. Discover thousands of innovative products and resources for corporate, hospitality, heal

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