Hey, Chicagoans–the opening of the Architecture Biennial this weekend includes your humble narrator in a roundtable discussion at Crown Hall on Saturday, 3 October from 5:00-6:00pm The topic, whether or not Chicago is still the “Silicon Valley” of high rise construction (spoiler alert: yes) deserves a bit of historical context, which I’ll be happy to provide.
SATURDAY, October 3rd
5 p.m to 6 p.m.
Round Table #3: Research Chicago: Tall Buildings
Is Chicago still the “Silicon Valley” of Tall Building Expertise and Export?
Moderated by Michelangelo Sabatino, Professor and Director of Ph.D. Program, IIT Architecture
Hanif Kara (AKT, London)
Thomas Leslie (Iowa State University)
Luke Leung (SOM, Chicago)
Martino Stierli (MoMA, New York)
Anthony Wood (IIT – CTBUH)