Can such a large building refer distinctly to the old city of Córdoba, and its unique history, without literally imitating it?
By its transparency the facade announces the accessible and public nature of Spertus. The new Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies fills what was one of the last open spaces on the historic South Michigan Avenue, directly facing Grant Park.
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art is located on the campus of Johnson County Community College. The museum, home to a significant collection of contemporary artists, will bring an exciting new presence to the campus of Johnson County Community College and will serve as the starting point of a campus-wide art installation program.
MAD in China
Danish Architecture Centre
On view: November 03, 2007 - January 06, 2008
They combine art, design and architecture, creating their own agenda. They are China's wild young architects - and they call themselves MAD.
Planned as an isolated structure in a residential area, the Grissal flamed granite building faces inward towards an illuminated courtyard.