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  • Green Piece

    The temperature atop Chicago’s City Hall building on an average summer day is usually 14 degrees to 44 degrees cooler than the county office building across the street. The reason: the county building has a typical black-tar roof, while City Hall has a green roof planted with grass, plants, and...

  • More Cupcakes

    This minimalist Chicago bakery designed by David Woodhouse Architects elevates the not-so-humble cupcake to the level of fine art.

  • first leed platinum home in chicago sets sustainability example

  • a house for john a. holabird jr.

    When John A. Holabird Jr., FAIA, died in February at the age of 88, a piece of Chicago's storied architectural past died with him. The grandson of Holabird & Root founder William Holabird, he served as a partner in the venerable Chicago firm from 1970 to

  • mark peters, aia

    Mark Peters, AIA, hadn't realized his young firm would be hitting the five-year milestone in 2009—until it was pointed out to him. “The years just kind of pass by when you're busy,” he explains.

  • honoring chicago's community developers

    On Feb. 9, 2009, the 15th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards recognized the local community leaders, architects, organizations, and businesses that in the past year have worked to maintain the vibrancy of Chicago's neighborhoods.

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  • aia chooses 2009 honor award projects

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  • now you see it

    Mark Peters, AIA, engaged in some imaginative planning for this do-it-all kitchen in a slender single-family house of his design in urban Chicago.