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Solstice on the Park – Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Built by Rachel Dwyer on April 7, 2021

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Building: Solstice on the Park
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Address: 1616 East 56th Street

Design Architect: Studio Gang Architects
Architect of Record: Studio Gang Architects
Structural Engineer: ARUP
General Contractor: Linn-Mathes, Inc.
MEP Engineer: WMA Consulting Engineers (Salas O’Brien)
Concrete Contractor: Adjustable Forms, Inc.
Mechanical/Plumbing Contractor: Ewing Doherty
Facade Material Developer: Rieder

Height: 87.3m (286.3 ft)
Completed: 2018

Energy Label: Green Globes Certified

AE Interests:  Constructed using Design-Build construction method, concrete structure, makes use of “solar carving” – a technique that explicitly shapes the building to respond to the solar patterns of its geographic location, exterior clad in low-energy natural glass-fiber reinforced concrete panels

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111 West Wacker – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Posted in Built by Kelley Grabner on February 23, 2015


Building: 111. West Wacker Drive
Location: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Completed: 2015
Architect: Handel Architects and Epstein
Structural Engineer:  Halvorson and Partners
Forensic Engineer: Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
Developer: Related Midwest

AE Interest: forensic engineering, re-engineered structure for new architecture, glazed facade

Floor Plans: Ground Level, Residential [1,2]