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Architecture Tue Sep 30 2008

Momentum Rolling Down Green Boulevards

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Chicago architecture firm, UrbanLab, which first gained notoriety from the History Channel's "City of the Future" competition is featured in a short write-up on Architectural Record's web site. The appropriately named urban design firm's idea to turn Chicago's ubiquitous boulevards into a wastewater and stormwater remediation system is building support with the city's brass. UrbanLab has begun to draw more defined schemes for four neighborhoods, including Little Village. Among the pocket part and eco-boulevard designs, presentation media is being rolled out to help introduce this concept to the residents and, hopefully, be part of the South Side's rebirth with the Chicago 2016 Olympics. As UrbanLab principal Martin Felsen states, " The South Side does not have to become a replica of the North Side...It can transform to be a better urban model. We want to be part of that."

 
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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

Best Feature Films & Documentaries of 2015

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