In 2017, a barge drifted along the Chicago River. It wasn’t carrying the usual Ozinga concrete or gravel; instead it floated a museum. Produced by the Floating Museum, an interdisciplinary collective comprised of architect Andrew Schachman, artists Faheem Majeed and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, and poet avery r. young, the museum barge showcased artwork from dozens of […]
The house next door to mine was torn down. My neighbors don’t quite remember the year, but the resident local historian, Maurice, who has lived on the block since the late 60s, was shipped off to Vietnam and, upon his return in 1972, the house had vanished. The product of “slum clearance” on Chicago’s west […]
A partnership between an architecture firm and a west-side nonprofit brings teen designers’ visions to the forefront of community development.
This year may end the unstoppable homage to dead white men and narratives that neglect how architecture has victimized communities of color.
An architecture critic and a housing reporter visit a new exhibition in Milwaukee.
Neither art nor architecture, this ball pit is completely Instagram ready.
A new exhibit at the Chicago Architecture Foundation has lofty ambitions but could use some gravity.
The current edition of the festival poses two possible directions its organizers can take.