The New York-based firm OMA and Chicago-based KOO has been named the winner of an international competition to design an innovative ‘Center for the Arts’ on the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) campus. The center will serve as a gateway between UIC and the world and as a destination for innovative arts and cultural production.
Studio ORD has been selected to design the new O’Hare Global Terminal and Global Concourse in Chicago. The city will now enter into contract negotiations with Studio ORD, a joint venture comprising Corgan Associates, Milhouse Engineering and Construction, STL Architects, Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates, and Studio Gang.
Studio Gang has released renderings for its Center in Paris project that will create a new hub for scholarship and cultural exchange in the city. The project comprises an academic center for the University of Chicago and a mixed-use residential building.
A major renovation campaign for the historic Chicago Union Station has culminated with the restoration of the Great Hall. This $22-million project, which took more than three years to complete, is the latest in a series of major redesign and restoration projects that started in 2010.