The latest news out of CT – 20 year old houses crumbling due to bad foundations – underlines the importance of using good building materials!
Today we celebrate the Sears (or Willis, if you like) Tower – an anchor and symbol of Chicago since it was completed more than 40 years ago.
Concrete completely surrounds and supports modern life. Today, we salute it and share a bit of history in architecture.
Watch out! You are completely surrounded by Chicago common brick walls. You just didn’t know it yet.
This building material has pretty much been around since there were building materials. Today we talk brick.
How often do you notice the surface over your head? Today we showcase some of our favorite ceiling finishes and why they work.
The tallest structure in the world for 31 years, the Eiffel Tower is a miracle of prefabrication and precision manufacturing. It opened 126 years ago today.
Chicago is a city with an iconic skyline. What makes a skyscraper work? Where did they come from and why are they central to Chicago history.