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…

Horizon Village wins 2013 Brick

VOA Associates Incorporated, in association with Berners-Schober, won Brick in Architecture’s 2013 Bronze Award in Education for University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Horizon Village residence hall.

Sustainability, the next wave

Sick building syndrome may seem like ancient history, but largely we still abide by its lessons. We assume that if we get the numbers right, we will get a healthy outcome. But today, sustainability must be about more than that.