Category Archives: Architecture

The Bloomingdale Line

This article is not intended to be a history of the Bloomingdale Line; that has been covered elsewhere. Instead, the author examines how the Bloomingdale Line interacted with and affected the lives of Chicago citizens and businesses during its time … Continue reading

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opinion: THE SEGREGATION OF THE STREET

The problem arose when planners made blanket decisions, applying the criteria of speed and efficiency to all streets. Distances between points of interest grew, parking lots occupied valuable real estate, and Main Street disappeared as the automobile, not the pedestrian, … Continue reading

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Chinese Firm Gains Approval, Hype to Raise World’s Tallest Building in Only 90 Days

The Burj Khalifa took five years to finish. But for Sky City, BSB will fabricate the parts offsite over four months and spend three months erecting the building on location, at a pace of five stories a day. Once finished, … Continue reading

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Build a Triple Truss Coffee Table

Free easy plans to build a truss coffee table out of 2x4s from Ana-White.com via Ana White | Build a Triple Truss Coffee Table | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans.

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Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower to claim world’s tallest building title

Chicago-based firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill AS+GG has officially been announced as the design architects for the Kingdom Tower that is to be built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Initially planned to stand one mile 1.6 km high and be … Continue reading

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