May 21, 2022

Obama Presidential Library Concept Design Unveiled in Chicago

From Dezeen:

The first images and models of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects’ plans for the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago have been revealed.



Source: Obama Foundation

The proposal includes a tall stone-clad museum with faceted sides and cutaway corners, sat beside a lower forum and opposite a library. They would create a U-shape around a central plaza facing onto South Stony Island Avenue.

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