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  • Exhibit: 'The Outdoor Office'

    With studies proving the benefits of natural light and exposure to nature, Jonathan Olivares proposes a new typology: the outdoor office. Through July 15.

  • Installation: Sun Pavilion

    Design firm Generator Studio builds a photovoltaic installation for the 'World's Fair' exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins. Through Aug. 19.

  • Poetry Foundation

    Chicago / John Ronan Architects

  • Prairie Management Group

    Northbrook, Ill. / Goettsch Partners

  • Studio Visit: Core

    With projects across the city, Washington, D.C.'s ever-present Core has participated in building the District from the ground up.

  • NKBA 2012 Design Competition Winners

    The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) announced the winners of its 2012 Design Competition on Tuesday at its annual show in Chicago. The winners were pulled from a collection of nearly 500 entries from association members across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Kitchen and Bath Manufacturers Up Their Game

    This week’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show offers a glimpse of manufacturers’ newest and most improved products outfitted to meet consumers’ increasing demands.

  • Neutral Veneers, Brighter Backsplashes, Universal Design Among the Trends at KBIS

    What ProSales is finding at KBIS 2012: Wood veneers or finishes in neutral tones, brighter backsplashes and accent pieces, and a push toward universal design aimed at aging baby boomers and multigenerational living situations.

  • Getting Into Gear: 10 New Products, 5 Product Trends, and One Cool Exhibit at KBIS 2012

    The countdown to this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show is now in the single digits. As an estimated 20,600 manufacturers, designers, dealers, and custom builders and remodelers prepare to descend on the city of Chicago, we asked the show’s managing director Jim Scott what trends attendees are...

  • Great Buildings on TV

    Public television station WTTW Chicago is at work on a program about "ten influential American buildings that changed the way we live, work, and play."