China looks to Chicago | Video

Chicago-based architects working in China continue to attract media coverage. China recently announced plans for further dramatic expansion of its cities and urbanization of its population. Against this backdrop, CCTV (China Central Television) America’s Roza Kazan visited VOA’s Chicago offices and more…

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Designed in Chicago, Made in China

In December, 2013, two Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune journalists, architecture critic Blair Kamin and photographer John J. Kim visited several Chinese cities to look at the unique role Chicago architects and their designs are playing in a rapidly changing China. more…

Hello Kitty castle

In 1974, a white cat made her first appearance on a vinyl coin purse created by Sanrio, a Tokyo-based manufacturer. Since then, with her appearances on consumer products, television shows, and even the jets of a Taiwanese airline, Hello Kitty more…

AIA Award for Roosevelt University

Creating a significant impact on Chicago’s skyline, the 32-story, 420,000 sf Wabash Building for Roosevelt University recently received the American Institute of Architects (AIA) SustainABILITY Leadership Award. The Chicago chapter of the AIA Design Excellence Awards honor outstanding work from more…