Chicago Urban Art Center – Erick Kristanto

Today we bring you a project by Erick Kristanto from the I.I.T. School of Architecture.  His proposal for an Urban art center in Chicago attempts to give its host community an identity, while at the same time providing cultural capital.

SCHOOL: Illinois Institute of Technology
STUDENTS: Erick Kristanto
COURSE: Master’s Project
YEAR: 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Auburn’s Rural Studio

Select details from Rural Studio projectsOne of the great school programs we’ve seen over the years, the Rural Studio at Auburn is a program that educates the students in design, building, construction, and most importantly the ethical repercussions of decisions.  The studio designs and builds structures for a poor local community of Hale County, Alabama. Continue reading