teens tour ‘city gardens’

Teens from the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s After School Matters were taken on a tour of nearly-completed City Gardens as part of their research in affordable housing! Joined by Jason Hill of Michaels Development Company, Pete Landon and Trish Girdwood introduced the students to LBBA’s work, opportunities for them in the field, and community-based design approaches which included role-playing and brainstorming sessions to generate... Read More

ArchiASM in “City Is A Community Garden” Exhibition

Teens that participated in Architecture and Design: Learning in the Built Environment (part of LBBA’s community outreach through After School Matters) designed and built kiosks that are now on display in the exhibition City Is A Community Garden. The kiosks can be used to post community information, as well as provide both a space for repose and an identity for the gardens. Through the exhibition at the Chicago Tourism Center, various representatives... Read More