FORD CALUMET ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

A competition entry for the Ford Calumet Environmental Center to be located on a brownfield site near the Calumet River on Chicago's south side, the project draws inspiration from the industrial and manufacturing history of its surroundings, particularly the steel oil storage tanks that populate the area.

Typology Institutional
size 28,000 SF
Location 130th and Torrence, Chicago, Illinois 606
status Unbuilt
date 2006

Team

Architect Wilkinson Blender Architecture
Client City of Chicago Department of Environment, Public Building Commision of Chicago