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    Chicago AIA Awards 2003

    by ArchitectureWeek

    Since the late 1800s, when Chicago began competing with New York for building height and urban prominence, it has become known as one of the world showcases for innovations in modern architecture. The illustrious architects Daniel Burnham, Louis H. Sullivan, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have been key players in this history.

    Modern Chicago architects are carrying on that tradition. On September 19, 2003, the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the recipients of their annual design excellence awards. These honors go to Chicago-area firms for their work on "distinguished buildings, exceptional interiors, and divine detail."

    Chicago's Newest Distinguished Buildings

    Sharing the skyline with the Sears Tower is a new residential highrise by Perkins & Will. "Skybridge at One North Halsted" is a 39-story building, with 237 apartment units over four floors of retail. Transparency is created through unexpected cuts through the massing, including a 25-story slot spanned by a series of glazed bridges. The cuts break the apartments into "neighborhoods," while maximizing floor plan variations and corner views. "It looks like it would be a fun place to live," commented one juror.   >>>

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    "Skybridge at One North Halsted" by Perkins & Will received one of the "distinguished building" awards from AIA Chicago.
    Photo: James Steinkamp/ Steinkamp-Ballogg Photography

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    Factory facade renovation by Andrew Metter, FAIA for annex/5 Architects.
    Photo: Barbara Karant, Karant + Associates Inc.

     

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