This is my final semester at UIC’s School of Architecture, and I’m struggling with the final “research studio”, which we get in lieu of a thesis project. The idea, as Bob Somol put it, is that “today there is a limited range of issues in architecture that are worthy of attention”. Obviously the school doesn’t […]
If there’s a building crazier than the A+A, it’s the BSB, though these pictures don’t entirely capture the heavy, labyrinthine quality of the place.
The best you can really say about UIC’s School of Architecture and the Arts Building by Walter Netsch is that it’s not boring. It’s mindbogglingly confusing, not to mention annoyingly convoluted. There’s no way to get to get from point A to point B without going through points C, D, F and Y. The acoustics […]