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Thursday 09 February, 2012

Chicago Navy Pier / Team X, led by Xavier Vendrell Studio

Courtesy of Xavier Vendrell Studio Led by Chicago-based Xavier Vendrell Studio, Team X seeks to respect, reveal and amplify the physical and experiential qualities of the authentic Navy Pier. Team X rejuvenates the Pier with a unifying system capable of evolving and changing over time, understanding that “the transformation of an existing place, done well, [...]


Wednesday 08 February, 2012

Chicago Navy Pier / Team X, led by Xavier Vendrell Studio

Courtesy of Xavier Vendrell Studio Led by Chicago-based Xavier Vendrell Studio, Team X seeks to respect, reveal and amplify the physical and experiential qualities of the authentic Navy Pier. Team X rejuvenates the Pier with a unifying system capable of evolving and changing over time, understanding that “the transformation of an existing place, done well, [...]


Monday 30 January, 2012

Update: Navy Pier design teams present to the public

Existing Image of the Navy Pier © Stephen Hanafin via flickr – http://www.flickr.com/photos/shanafin/ Starting tomorrow, the five design teams selected to redesign the outdoor spaces of Chicago’s Navy Pier will begin to reveal their schemes to the public. Lead by AECOM, Aedas Architects, James Corner Field Operations, !melk and the Xavier Vendrell Studio, each team [...]


Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Update: Navy Pier Competition Shortlist

© 2011 Navy Pier, Inc. Navy Pier officials listed the five design teams selected to compete in the final phase of the Navy Pier competition. Each international design team, consisting of architects, urban designers, landscape architects and many other design professionals, is required to submit design proposals for the Chicago Pierscape and undergo an oral interview [...]


Sunday 03 May, 2009

Orchard East / Wheeler Kearns Architects

Architects: Wheeler Kearns Architects Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA Client: Withheld Construction: Norcon, Inc. Structure: Thornton Tomasetti Consulting Engineer: James Carpenter Design Associates MEP Engineer: IBC Engineering Interiors: Leslie Jones & Associates Lighting: Charter Sills Acoustics: Acoustic Expertise Landscape Architects: McKay Landscape Architecture, Xavier Vendrell Studio Completed: 2007 Photographs: Hedrich Blessing (Steve Hall, Jon Miller, Craig [...]