Curbed Chicago on today’s SKY LANDING ‘Ground Healing’ Ceremony

June 12, 2015 Uncategorized

The new installation is coming to fruition via a collaboration of several stakeholders, including the Chicago Park District, wHY, Heritage Landscapes, NRH Arts and others. SKY LANDING will be completed by next summer. Article at Curbed Chicago

Yoko Ono planning public art installation for Jackson Park in summer 2016

June 6, 2015 Grounds, Ideas

The Chicago Tribune reports on the forthcoming installation by Yoko Ono as part of our strategic and sensitive re-envisioning of the historic World's Fair site.

The Hyde Park Herald on our collaboration with Yoko Ono

April 9, 2015 Buildings, Grounds

“Basically it’s a landscape,” said Project 120 architect Kulapat Yantrasast, who was wearing a shirt reading “Imagine Peace” — a gift from Ono. “I think it’s a place for meditation.” Read the full story by Jeffrey Bishku-Aykul here

Christie’s on our work at the Harvard Art Museums

February 20, 2015 Buildings

Christie's, the world's largest fine arts auction house, reveals our design process and thinking through an in-depth review of the Harvard Art Museums. "At Harvard, there’s an emphasis on making strong connections with individual works, so when possible we display objects in the round where they can be seen up close and studied from multiple angles." -Kulapat Yantrasast  

A look back at GRAM’s environmental performance

February 13, 2015 Buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council reviews wHY's first museum project, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, as initiator of sustainable art environments and thoughtful advancer of museum architecture. The USGBC kicks off the process of studying the GRAM's environmental and post-occupancy performance. "This museum, designed during the infancy of the LEED green building movement, became a proving ground for future generations of green cultural institutions and art museums. Today, “Integrated Design” is a well-accepted LEED pilot credit for all teams to explore internationally." -Joyce Lee

VENICE HOUSE FEATURED IN PLAN AND ART4D MAGAZINES

January 9, 2015 Buildings, Objects

Our Venice House was recently featured in two magazines, The PLAN and art4d.