Architecture


August 29, 2018

20,000-Square-Foot Chicago Architecture Center Opens Its Doors to the Public

The day has finally arrived. On August 31, 2018, the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) opens to the public as the new gateway for docent-led tours, educational activities, and interactive exhibits. Demonstrating just why Chicago is an architecture hub, the 20,000-square-foot center has views of city gems like the Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building. CAC is located at 111 East Wacker in a building designed by Mid-Century Modern pioneer Mies van der Rohe.

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August 27, 2018

The 10 Most Wish-Listed Airbnb Homes Around the World

Perusing Airbnb can be a risky prospect, if you’re prone to intense feelings of wanderlust. After all, the site boasts some of the most beautiful homes, and their “wish list” feature allows you to plan entire jaunts across the globe as you stay in different—and equally stunning—locales. If you’ve ever found yourself exploring the amenities of a beach-front property or figuring out airfare for a desert vacation, know that you’re far from alone.

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August 17, 2018

Twisting Towers Named Winning Design to Build Australia’s Tallest Building

Twisting twin towers known as the Green Spine will grace the Melbourne skyline, as UNStudio and Cox Architecture were named winners of the $1.4 billion Southbank by Beulah competition. Beating out five other shortlisted entries by top firms around the world, including MAD, BIG, OMA, and MVRDV, the Dutch-Australian team is on track to create Australia’s tallest building. Green Spine is a series of stacked vertical platforms with verandas and terraces to house greenery throughout.

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