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Architecture Mon Dec 01 2008

CAF: Airport Architecture

Corresponding with the O'Hare Modernization Program, the Chicago Architecture Foundation is planning a series of events relating to Chicago's gigantic, and often enigmatic airport. Opening with a new photographic exhibit of the ORD, the series of lectures and programs shines light on these astoundingly complex buildings. The photographs, by Robert Burley and Hedrich Blessing, highlight design at O'Hare from its first terminal opening to present day. Most programs in the series are free and open to the public, however, if you would prefer something more detailed, there are 30 spaces open for a behind-the-scenes look at the operations of ORD.

Check the Slowdown calendar for all the events and check back here for more details as the programs come.

 
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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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