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  • university of illinois' gable home

    The Illinois team's Solar Decathlon project meets Passive House Institute standards, requiring 80% less energy for heating and cooling than conventional homes.

  • 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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  • chicago preservation projects honored

  • 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.

  • 156 w. superior, chicago

    Designed by The Miller|Hull Partnership, with Studio Dwell serving as local architect, this project references Chicago's much-admired early modern steel buildings.

  • 2041 w. cortland, chicago

    This Chicago custom home wowed the judges with its strong sense of place and its sensitive relationship to the urban streetscape. “It really seems like Chicago to me,” said one.

  • Esherick House on the Auction Block

    Louis I. Kahn's Esherick House, one of the architect's most important houses, will go up for auction.