Spertus Institute, Michigan Avenue, Chicago. This building features interconnected interior spaces and a one-of-a-kind, ten-story faceted window wall built from 726 individual pieces of glass in 556 different shapes. A 6700 square-foot green roof (planted with special vegetation) manages storm water, absorbs air pollution, and keeps the building cool in the summer.
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Aon Center, Chicago. Designed by architect firms Edward Durell Stone and The Perkins and Will partnership, and completed in 1974. as the Standard Oil Building.
theblackworkshop: Stairway to heaven! The effect of the facade of the Institut du Monde Arabe, is like a giant Islamic pierced screen, giving great significance and an audacious brilliance to this remarkable building. From the inside it is like looking into the light and seeing a “Stairway to heaven”.(by simonGman)
Higgins Hall Center Section, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY by Steven Holl Architects