Art Plus Light
Architect Renzo Piano has a way with light. It is what has kept museum directors and trustees beating a path to his offices in Paris and Genoa since the 1987 opening of The Menil Collection in Houston.
Architecture & Illumination Lecture
Part of an on-going series of public programs presented by the Museum of Arts & Design in New York City that reflect on the connections between architecture and issues of sustainability, history, culture, and politics, on April 3, 2008, architectural historian Dietrich Neumann spoke about the...
Emigrating to Luxury
Chicago—One of the most expensive apartment towers here has filled up with more than 100 immigrant renters, many fresh from the customs counter at O’Hare International Airport.
Anixter Named NAED VP-Elect
Steven Anixter, president of Advance Electrical Supply of Chicago, has been appointed by the National Association of Electrical Distributors' South Central Regional Council as the South Central Region vice president-elect for 2009-2010.
Schuler Shook Promotes, Adds New Staff
Schuler Shook has promoted Robert McVay in the firm's Dallas office to project consultant from his previous position as theater consultant. Also Leigh Gice has joined the Minneapolis office as a lighting designer, and Lee Potter-Murray has joined the firm's Chicago office as a theater consultant.
CHICAGO. A 28-unit building providing housing for lowincome and homeless women and their children has opened in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood.
Lighting Companies Recognized with Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design recently announced the winners of its 2007 Good Design Awards. Several lighting and home control manufacturers and their products were selected for the awards, including: Bocci Products, Lumini, ERCO Digitale Kommunikation GmbH., Luceplan...
Schreder Lighting USA in Chicago has appointed Jeff Sanders as inside sales manager.Amerlux Lighting Solutions in Fairfield, N.J., has appointed Ted des Enfants to the new position of vice president of international sales.Leviton of Little Neck, N.Y., has promoted David Weigand to national sales...
Detroit—Habitat Co., based in Chicago, has placed Lafayette Towers, a 584-unit apartment complex located downtown, on the sales block for $20 million.
Equity Focuses on Liquidity, Makes NoAcquisitions in Third Quarter
In the history of Equity Residential, there have only been two quarters when the Chicago-based REIT didn't buy any assets. One of those two quarters just endedthe third quarter of 2008.