Chicago Architecture Biennial — Room of Plinths

September 16, 2017—January 7, 2018

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Architecture Biennial: Make New History  >  Room of Plinths


Chicago Architecture Biennial - Room of Plinths (Photo by: Tom Harris)

(click on image to enlarge) (photo by Tom Harris)


This exhibition, curated by Johnson Marklee, is a display of two dozen miniature rooms that represent a wide array of architecture and style. The inspiration for these miniatures – created by 24 different firms from around the world – ranges from ancient Egyptian tombs to Yves Saint Laurent’s Paris apartment to Chicago’s own Hancock Center. Visitors will get a global tour of architecture right here in the Chicago Cultural Center.

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