Dezeen is reporting from the first Chicago Architecture Biennial this week. Browse the city's newest projects, historic icons and lesser-known gems on our new Pinterest board, including Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and the University of Chicago's Joe and Rika Mansueto Library by Helmut Jahn.
Feature: visitors to the first Chicago Architecture Biennial, which opens later this week, will discover a raft of architectural treasures that are often overshadowed by the skyscrapers and institutions the city is famous for (+ slideshow). More »
Brutalism: the design for the clover-shaped tower of Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago was enabled by the pioneering application of one of the earliest three-dimensional modelling programmes. With its curving form, Goldberg made a clear break away from the grid formations favoured in Modernist architecture. More »
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