Check out all the, conservatively estimated, billions of event still to come on the February 2012 Chicago Architectural Calendar.
On the exhibition front . . .
Architectural Drawing: From Europe at America, continues at the ArchiTech Gallery,
. . . and we've added two new shows at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
Friday the 17th is the official opening day for Loop Value: The HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? Shop.
Navy Pier Centennial Vision website. On this on-line resource, you can look at the the various designs within the site, and download the complete presentations of each of the five finalists, as well as view the videos they created, and videos of the presentations made by the teams at the Museum of Contemporary Art earlier this year. This is an absolutely top-notch website, setting a great example of how such a project should be presented on the web. Check it out here.
There's also a great new website for the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan . . .
The website is tied into an aggressive social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere. Four town hall meetings are being held to get public input on the plan:
- Wednesday, February 15: Columbia College from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Thursday, February 16: Nicholas Senn High School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, February 18: DuSable Museum from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, February 21: National Museum of Mexican Art from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Check out DCASE's Cultural Plan Initiative website here.