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The sculpture by Jacob Hashimoto features a nearly 16-foot tall and 42-foot wide cloud built from nearly 7,000, nine-inch individual kite-like disks.


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The sculpture by Jacob Hashimoto features a nearly 16-foot tall and 42-foot wide cloud built from nearly 7,000, nine-inch individual kite-like disks.

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Chicago’s Willis Tower Unveils Lobby Sculpture

The sculpture by Jacob Hashimoto features a nearly 16-foot tall and 42-foot wide cloud built from nearly 7,000, nine-inch individual kite-like disks.

Recladding From The Past

With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.

The Tracks Are On Fire!

Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.

Friday Funny: It’s The Most Productive Time Of The Year

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a new survey finds worker productivity actually increases during this festive time of the year.

theMART In Chicago Achieves Fitwel Certification

The Center for Active Design bestowed a Fitwel 2 Star Rating to theMART, an iconic four million square foot Chicago property.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.

Top 10 U.S. Cities Bothered By Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen has  released its first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks.

Law Firm Retains Integrated Meeting Management Technology

The combination of NFS Rendezvous room booking software and Crestron Fusion® Cloud seamlessly create a connected workplace environment and end-to-end solution.

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.

In Chicago, Facility Executive Live! Covered Range Of Topics

Presented by Facility Executive magazine earlier this week, the conference brought together facilities professionals and other industry experts to discuss technology, energy, security, workplace design, and more.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

Facility Executive Live! Addresses Active Shooter Concerns

Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.

Come Talk Tech At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.

Join Facility Executive Live! In Chicago This October

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.

Winner Of Urban Land Institute Competition Highlights Chicago Roots

The 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition first place winner is a team from the University of Texas at Austin for its redevelopment plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

Friday Funny: Pour That Cat A Cold One

The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.

Chicago’s Merchandise Mart To Install Distributed Energy Storage Technology

Chicago's iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world's largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls' distributed energy storage technology.

Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky problem?

Chicago Hosts 2012 IFMA Facility Fusion

The event will feature industry-leading keynote speaker presentations, 84 educational sessions, and an expo with more than 85 exhibiting companies.

TFM Names Robert Wengel Facility Executive of the Year

Having established a five year facility plan, Robert Wengel, vice president of facilities at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, is delivering results.

Largest Contract Furnishings Event Kicks Off Next Week

NeoCon will offer its most comprehensive conference schedule to date, with 150 CEU-accredited seminars, industry association forums, and keynote presentations for architects, designers, and facility managers.

Holiday Construction

The Chicago Theatre was recreated by a team from VOA Associates Inc. for the annual “Gingerbuild” competition held at the Allsteel/Gunlocke Chicago Resource Center.

Post Occupancy Results of LEED Buildings in Illinois

The Regional Green Building Case Study Project: a Post-Occupancy Study of LEED Projects in Illinois report summarizes the first year of a multi-year study to analyze the post-occupancy benefits of 25 LEED certified projects in Illinois.

Tallest Building in Western Hemisphere is Renamed Willis Tower

The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere was renamed Willis Tower in a changing of the guard that underscores Chicago’s increasing importance as a major global financial and business center.

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and cogeneration).

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