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Opinion: “Architecture as intellectual inquiry needs to take more risks”

Mimi Zeiger The second Chicago Architecture Biennial tackles the broad and tempestuous topic of history, but plays it too safe, says Mimi Zeiger in this Opinion column. I’m not going to define history. No matter how heavily that word weighs on the Chicago Architecture...
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2nd architecture biennial shines light on present by looking at the past

By Blair Kamin The Chicago Architecture Biennial no longer can be accused of indulging in the city’s long tradition of windy braggadocio. When the big contemporary architecture and urban design exhibition opens this weekend, it will for the first time become an event that...
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Chicago Architecture Biennial opens on September 16 | BLOUIN ARTINFO

The Chicago Architecture Biennial will be running from September 16th 2017 through January 7th 2018. This year’s Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme ‘Make New History.’ Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee have...
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Chicago Architecture Biennial Releases Trailer Video | Architect Magazine

A 30-second taste of the festival that opens later this month. By Sara Johnson The Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off again in the Windy City later this month, and the festival released a trailer last week. Watch the video below for a taste of what’s to come. Source:...
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What’s up with the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial? – Archpaper.com

By Matthew Messner The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) will open its second iteration this September under the theme “Make New History.” This raises some serious questions. Why are we still talking about “history” in architecture? Didn’t the cheeky use of architectural...
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On the south side of the Chicago Cultural Center there's a 38-foot-diameter glass dome that is billed as

Do good with the Chicago Architecture Biennial – RedEye Chicago

By Shelbie Lynn Bostedt Chicago’s architecture has long been a point of pride for the Second City. We have boat tours and Segway trips devoted to admiring the buildings that create our iconic skyline. Now it’s our turn to give back and help others appreciate what makes our city...
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The Biennial will include an exhibit that presents a contemporary take on the 1922 Chicago Tribune Tower design competition in the Cultural Center’s Yates Hall. Chicago Architecture Biennial

The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial announces programming calendar – Curbed

The season-long expo will include numerous performances, lectures, public forums, and film screenings by Jay Koziarz Poised to return to the Windy City this fall following a successful 2015 inaugural event, the 2017 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) has announced...
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Video: Chicago Architecture Biennial / EXPO CHICAGO Preview

The Chicago Architecture Biennial and EXPO CHICAGO are aligning to bring one unforgettable week of art and architecture to Chicago this September. Berlin Art Link Productions caught up with Artistic Directors Johnston Marklee, EXPO Director Tony Karmann, Michelle Boone of Navy...
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Biennial Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee provided a curatorial presentation this morning, describing some of the themes and exhibits planned for the season-long exposition. Jay Koziarz

What to expect from the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial – Curbed Chicago

No less than 141 participants are expected to ‘Make New History’ at September’s exposition by Jay Koziarz The Chicago Architecture Biennial, a season-long exposition that celebrates the work of architects from around the world, continues to prepare for its return to the Windy...
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Chicago Architecture Biennial, in second act, will tackle architects’ roles in a frayed society – Curbed

Curators and architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee talk to Curbed by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg The Chicago Architecture Biennial returns to the city this fall, two years after attracting over half a million visitors to the Windy City. The biennial’s sophomore showing will again...
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