chicago architecture biennial 2017

chicago architecture biennial 2017 (15 articles)

chicago architecture biennial 2017 is the largest architecture and design exhibition in north america, showcasing the transformative global impact of creativity and innovation in these fields. this year’s edition features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme 'make new history.' artistic directors sharon johnston and mark lee have selected architects and artists whose eye-opening creations will invite the public to explore how the latest architecture can and will make new history in places around the world. the main exhibition is free and open to the public from september 16, 2017 through january 7, 2018. chicago architecture biennial 2017 premieres in alignment with EXPO CHICAGO.


the chicago architecture biennial is hosted by the chicago department of cultural affairs and special events at the historic chicago cultural center. the biennial is also a city-wide platform that serves citizens and invites visitors to explore chicago. the make new history exhibition extends to off-site locations and is amplified through six community anchor exhibitions in the neighborhoods and two special project sites – plus installations, performances, talks, films, and more hosted by over 100 local and global cultural partners.

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