Curbed Chicago recently highlighted bKL’s design of GEMS World Academy Chicago Middle-Upper School. The second phase of this two-building vertical campus marries GEMS’ program with local requirements, creating a new model for a high-rise school in an arena of limited precedents.
bKL’s design for Giordano Dance Chicago was recently featured on the commercial interior design Contract Magazine website. Located across from Chicago’s prominent Lincoln Park, the new Giordano Dance Chicago building will consist of dance studios, retail space, and a rooftop terrace.
The Selby in Toronto, designed by bKL, was featured as Urban Toronto’s Photo of the Day as construction progresses.
The House of Tomorrow team is pictured in the January/February issue of Indiana Preservation, the bimonthly magazine of Indiana Landmarks! bKL is leading the design team for the rehabilitation of this project.
bKL designed Union West and The Van Buren are featured in Curbed Chicago’s West Loop Construction Map.
The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch Library held its groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, January 22! bKL is proud to share our design of the renovation and addition to this important institution in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood.
bKL’s model shop manager, Andrew Tyson, hosted a model making workshop at IIT’s College of Architecture on Friday, January 19. The workshop focused on the process of making models at bKL, showcasing different building techniques, discussing materials, and demonstrating quick adhesion techniques.
Thank you to IIT’s College of Architecture for the invitation!
The Chicago Architecture Blog has released new renderings of bKL designed GEMS World Academy Chicago Middle-Upper School. bKL Principal Tom Kerwin states, “We are working to ensure that the new Middle-Upper School embodies state-of-the-art and forward-thinking learning environments. This, combined with such a prominent site, should make this new school a very special place.”
The Chicago Architecture Blog recently shared bKL’s newest video showcasing the design of Wolf Point West: see the article here.
Curbed Chicago’s “54 high-rises under construction, mapped” article features multiple bKL projects, including: Renelle on the River; GEMS World Academy Upper School; The Van Buren, and Vista Tower, a bKL and Studio Gang Architects collaboration.