The Figure-Ground of Cities by Nadia Amoroso

May 30, 2017,AEDT

Figure-ground drawings are conventional drawings used for urban design and city planning. Figure-ground plans depict the built and un-built spaces of the city, using simple black and white markings as the composition for the drawing. Typically, the black areas represent the solid (built) areas of the urban space, while the | Read More

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects complete Chicago Riverwalk

December 3, 2016,AEDT

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects have completed the final phase of the Chicago Riverwalk expansion, creating new connections that enrich urban life and diversify activities along the river through the design of six unique ‘rooms’. The Main Branch of the Chicago River has a long and storied history that in | Read More

The Thick City Pavilion | Chicago, USA | PORT

November 18, 2016,AEDT

PORT’s 2015 Chicago Ideas Week Artist in Residence Proposal—The Thick City Pavilion—looks to engage the history, status and future of Chicago’s urban form by calling attention to the layered stack of infrastructural strata upon which the city rises. By challenging the conventional notion of Chicago as “flat,” we look to | Read More

Detailed design for Navy Pier unveiled

May 21, 2013,AEDT

A detailed design for Navy Pier has been unveiled more than one year after James Corner Field Operations was selected by The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board to help reimagine Navy Pier’s public spaces, an effort designated as “Pierscape.”. Due to budget constraints, gone are some design elements including the floating swimming pool | Read More

James Corner Field Operations selected for Chicago’s Navy Pier

March 16, 2012,AEDT

The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board recently announced that design firm James Corner Field Operations (JCFO) has been selected to help reimagine Navy Pier’s public spaces, an effort designated as “Pierscape.”  Corner and his team were among the five finalists in Navy Pier’s search for a Pierscape design team that | Read More

Paulina Park | Chicago USA | moss

January 9, 2012,AEDT

A plan for public open at an advantageous, but underutilized retail corner in Chicago stemmed from a recommendation in the award winning Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP). moss was commissioned by the The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce to proactively plan for business and economic development, and sustainability initiatives in the | Read More

LAMP & the Low-Line | Chicago Illinois | Moss

July 4, 2011,AEDT

moss was commissioned to formulate the LAMP (Lakeview Area Master Plan) by the The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce to pro-actively plan for business, economic development, and sustainability initiatives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The plan creates a hub for urban scale sustainable design innovation and improvements while enhancing | Read More

Chicago Rarities hoping for an Urban Orchard at Logan Square

January 21, 2011,AEDT

Chicago Rarities Orchard Project is a non-profit organization founded to establish community rare-fruit orchards in Chicago. There current project is Logan Square an abandoned lot that Chicao Rarities hopes to turn into a community orchard and plaza. Currently they are working with the City of Chicago and Altamanu planning + landscape | Read More

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