Get behind-the-scenes at international architecture & design firm Smith + Gill during the biggest architecture event in Chicago, Open House Chicago 2012, October 13-14. www.openhousechicago.org #OHC2012
One of Chicago's earliest examples of modernist architecture, you would never imagine the tranquil courtyard that hides behind the brick walls of the Frank Fisher apartment complex in the heart of the Gold Coast. The Edgar Miller window etchings and carvings make this apartment building like no other in the city. Get behind-the-scenes access to the Frank Fisher complex during Open House Chicago, October 13th-14th. www.openhousechicago.org #OHC2012
This building was the "Atelier" of the famous woman impressionist painter Berthe Morisot in Paris. While the place had to remain unchanged from the outside, the project was to add a new space under the roof.