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May 18, 2018

If These Walls Could Talk…

Whether narrating a specific story or engaging in vibrant conversations with many perspectives, the story-telling power of buildings must not fall on deaf architecture. Derek Jones explores the impact of recent cultural projects. Read More +

Oct 04, 2017

Designing for Cultural Resilience

Resilience isn't just about preparing our communities for the effects of climate change and natural disasters. To create truly resilient communities, we must be attuned to the cultural nuances that distringuish and strengthen the places we inhabit. Read More +

Jun 29, 2017

Helping Build the Next Generation of Architects

For four hours, students from Chicago public schools came to our Wrigley Building office to share in the experience of networking, mentorship, and design as part of the Windy City-based EMBARC program. But even a short experience can have a lsating impact for students and mentors alike. Read More +

Sep 26, 2016

In Their Own Words: Phil Freelon and Zena Howard

The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a historically significant moment for the United States. Two of the people who helped realize the vision of the museum share their personal stories that have helped shape the designers they've become. Read More +