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IN THIS ISSUE 04_08.18.2010_MW
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
Firm to make American debut with new Museum of Contemporary Art
As office retrofit expands, Julie Snow loses commission to 4240 Architecture
Illinois city goes green in a roundabout way, managing stormwater and fostering community
SOM's Peter Ruggiero wants architects to fight for a new age of infrastructure, with high-speed rail leading the way
Cities across the region and country lavished with nearly $300 million in federal funds
Walmart clears Chicago council for Far South Side project, paving way for 180-acre development
Editorial> Signs of Life?
Letters
Not Toeing the Tea-Party Line
Eavesdrop> Ryan LaFollette
Secrets and Spies, Guzzle and Go, Correcting the Competition
Girl & The Goat by 555 International
Design at Work> Owen Hall Student Center
SmithGroup
New wavy-roofed pavilion straddles Lincoln Park Zoo pond
Aaron Betsky strolls a new showcase of landscape art that looks an awful lot like architecture
At Deadline
Lang Lang Lang Goes Union Station, BoA's Big Credit Line at the Mall, Roses for Russell, Architect Floats Lakefront Plan
FEATURES:
Over the last decade, Chicago's downtown core and surrounding neighborhoods have seen a renaissance in design-driven development. Alan G. Brake talks to three developers that have been instrumental in that growth about their business philosophies, the downturn, and their predictions for the future.
REVIEWS:
After Autos
Detroit Dissasembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore at Akron Art Museum
Grid Jumper
The Grid Book by Hannah B. Higgins
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