Tag archives for Architecture

2020

Mies: a Star of the German Diaspora in Chicago Architecture

Author: Roberto Albores Gleason Program of Study: Harris MPP In today’s podcast, I will talk about a fantastic story that has influenced Chicago architecture. Mies van der Rohe: a Star of the German Diaspora. How can a middle-aged immigrant become a breakthrough in Chicago’s history?      Transcript follows after references.   References: What We Know About Diasporas and Economic...
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2019

Chicago — City Reborn from the Great Fire

Author: Siqi Zou Program of Study: Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Refernces:UChicago Identify Guidelines from UChicago; http://www.architecture.org/learn/resources/architecture-dictionary/entry/the-great-chicago-fire-of-1871/; Tragedy in the Chicago Fire and Triumph in the Architecture Response by Jo Ann Rayfield Music from https://icons8.com/music/ Small Intro: Most Americans know the story of the Great Chicago Fire. Few know the story of the city’s remarkable recovery. The architects who...
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