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July 8, 2020

Wood-Based Skyscrapers Could Be Coming To Chicago In The Near Future

General contractor Summit Design + Build just completed construction of 1040 West Fulton, Chicago’s first multistory mass timber building in 50 years, and company officials say it’s a sign the city could be on the cusp of a transformation in office design and construction.

“1040 West Fulton is a showplace for our company and an example of what is possible in the modern age of wood construction,” Summit Design + Build President Adam Miller said.

Wood-Based Skyscrapers Could Be Coming To Chicago In The Near Future

Summit Design + Build also owns the 42K SF building and decided to make its headquarters on the fourth and fifth floors. The company chose wood construction because the material is consistent with other buildings in the historic Fulton Market neighborhood.“The project really echoes the…

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'There Are Other Folks That Could Sit At The Table': Architect Daimian Hines On Making His Own Way And Promoting Minority Architects

 

Daimian Hines has been in high demand lately.

His firm, Hines Architecture + Design, recently won an international design competition for a major construction project in Kingston, Jamaica. Hines also serves as president of the Houston chapter of the National Organization for Minority Architects during a pivotal time for conversations about diversity in the industry.

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"Every day I dedicate a few hours to broadening my network on LinkedIn, answering a lot of InMails, applying for jobs. ... Even if a job doesn’t come from it, networking with someone, you never know if something’s going to pop up,” she said. 

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My New Normal: Ackman-Ziff COO Andrea Jang

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Andrea Jang had just gotten her feet under the desk in her job as chief operating officer at Ackman-Ziff when the city — and the world — was upended by the pandemic. She started in the role at the end of January, and Jang has been working from home like most of the city since March. Although her dress code may have been relaxed, she has remained committed to routine and has focused on creating a positive message to share with the team each week. In her downtime, she’s been unwinding with strolls in Central Park and home yoga classes.

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