June Eleanor Darnall is the mother of NEWH’s dear friend and supporter, Deborah Herman.June Eleanor Darnell, 77, of Independence, MO, passed away on Monday, April 21st, 2014. June was born…
While most 19th century manufacturing hubs were known for their poor working conditions, the Pullman District on Chicago’s South Side was the country’s first model industrial town designed to provide a safer and healthier environment for the Pullman sleeping company’s workers. Over a century later, Method, the green cleaning products brand, is now carrying on the District’s progressive legacy with the construction of its new 150,000-square-foot sustainable factory. The company asked William McDonough + Partners to design its sprawling building, spanning roughly five acres on a brownfield site where the original Pullman lumberyard once stood. Prior to construction of its new facility, Method has committed to cleaning up the 22-acre property, and then transforming it into lush parkland for its employees and the surrounding community.
SPP Journal: Issue number 61 | Spring 2014
If you can’t make it to New York for the New York Times Cities for Tomorrow conference—featuring Michael Kimmelman, Shigeru Ban, Yale’s Michelle Addington, Shaun Donovan of HUD, and more—watch a live stream from the event.
Top U.S. architects have criticized the British architects’ association’s call for the ouster of its Israeli counterpart from the International Union of Architects.
For the first time since it was completed in 1950, Frank Lloyd Wright’s SC Johnson Research Tower in Racine, Wisconsin, opens for tours next month. Visitors will see firsthand its functional shortcomings along with its spectacular innovations.
Fifty years ago, designers-to-be were inspired by architecture’s possibilities when they saw the fantastical pavilions in Queens, New York.