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theWit Column Designs Featured on Around Town with Ana Belaval on WGN News!

KOO designed four, 30ft+ decorative column covers for theWit Lobby, working with 555 international to fabricate the covers, scheduled to be installed later this year. The column designs were inspired by works of pottery and pantone color-matched to theWit's iconic...

Altgeld Family Resource Center

The Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on Chicago’s far South Side has a long history of both hope and despair. It was built to be a community within the larger city for returning black veterans after World War II, but severe environmental hazards in the area led...

Thrive Exchange selected as winner for South Shore Invest S/W RFP

The winning proposal could begin construction as soon as Fall 2022As part of the two-year anniversary of Invest South/West, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the winners of three more RFP’s, including the South Shore RFP. This RFP, as well as the other two, were selected...

Women Architects Who Have Made Their Mark on Chicago

Anew hotel at Navy Pier, the future DuSable Park just east of DuSable Lake Shore Drive, the dramatic St. Regis Tower and the wavy Aqua building, the austere Equitable Building next door to Tribune Tower, the vibrant GEMS World Academy, Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk. What...
Altgeld Family Resource Center

Altgeld Family Resource Center

The Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on Chicago’s far South Side has a long history of both hope and despair. It was built to be a community within the larger city for returning black veterans after World War II, but severe environmental hazards in the area led...

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Women Architects Who Have Made Their Mark on Chicago

Anew hotel at Navy Pier, the future DuSable Park just east of DuSable Lake Shore Drive, the dramatic St. Regis Tower and the wavy Aqua building, the austere Equitable Building next door to Tribune Tower, the vibrant GEMS World Academy, Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk. What...

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OMA & KOO @ UIC

OMA & KOO @ UIC

The competition-winning design by OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture and KOO LLC for the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for the Arts consists of two towers and some performance spaces beneath a tent-like roof. Credit:World-Architects.com

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KOO Completes Design of Sable at Navy Pier

KOO Completes Design of Sable at Navy Pier

The latest Curio Collection hotel embraces local history and the appeal of its waterfront location Hilton has expanded its Curio Collection with the opening of Sable at Navy Pier in Chicago. Locally based architecture and design firm KOO spearheaded design for the...

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Sable Hotel opens on Navy Pier

Sable Hotel opens on Navy Pier

On a beautiful July day back in 2018, anticipation was high as the crowd sipped champagne, listened to speeches and applauded the ground breaking on the Sable Hotel--the first hotel on Navy Pier.. Little did any of us know what was lurking in the future. But through...

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