25 Jun '14, 1pm

HOK Unveils Biomimetic Design Bid for Barack Obama Presidential Library in Chicago: International architectur...

International architecture and engineering firm HOK recently unveiled a proposal for the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum located in Bronzeville, Chicago. Developed in collaboration with the President Obama Library, the Museum Campus Foundation, and over two dozen community groups, the design bid is situated in the historic Chicago neighborhood of Bronzeville in honor of Obama’s start in politics. The design highlights the area’s history as the city’s original African-American neighborhood and aims to create a space that will catalyze economic growth and investment.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/hok-unveils-biomimetic-design-bid-fo...

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