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Chicago Private School Gets Streamlined New Arts Hub

For a "progressive" private elementary and middle school in Chicago—the University of Chicago Laboratory School— local architecture office Valerio Dewalt Train (which owns the phenomenal web address buildordie.com) teamed up with FGM Architects to mastermind this limestone-and-glass building for arts education for the school.


Named the Gordon Park Arts Hall, the 90,000-square-foot building, comprises art and music classrooms and studios, an art gallery, a 750-seat theater, and much more. The profile of the building is a bit of a modified gable, with a steeply sloped roofline clad in glass panels that let natural light pour into educational spaces below.


Read more over at Dezeen.


Valerio Dewalt Train uses stone and glass to build angular arts building in Chicago [Dezeen]
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