Architecture for Non Majors

300 North LaSalle, Location:Chicago IL, Architect: Pickard Chilton. Designed by the internationally recognized architectural firm Pickard Chilton, 300 North LaSalle continues the extraordinary tradition of Chicago architecture. The tower rises to 775 feet, making it one of the city’s tallest buildings. 0

300 North LaSalle – Jon Pickard

300 North LaSalle was built in 2009 in Chicago.  The building is primarily office space but also houses shops, restaurants, and other public spaces.  The skyscraper is certified LEED Platinum and features a 50%...

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Bruce Goff – John Frank House

    The Frank House was designed by architect Bruce Goff along with John and Grace Lee Frank, the founders of Frankoma Pottery. The house was designed to showcase the ceramic work of John Frank and...

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Unite d’Habitation

This is Unite d’Habita it is located in Marseilles, France. This was built to house individuals who lost their homes in the world war ll bombing. I think it was super cool that he...

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Texas State Capitol Building

Over spring break of this year I went to Austin, Texas and visited the capital building there. The building was very beautiful. I was definitely a lot larger than I thought it would be....

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The Atrium – Jon Pickard

The Atrium is a design for a residential building on Dubai’s waterfront.  The building plans have achieved a LEED Gold certification.  The upper floors will mostly consist of apartments, while the tower’s base will...

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Bruce Goff – Ledbetter House

The Ledbetter House was completed in 1948 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. It was designed by architect Bruce Goff. The distinguishing features of the house are its suspended carport and patio roofs. The house is...

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Eighth Avenue Place – Jon Pickard

Eighth Avenue Place is an office building consisting of two towers in Calgary.  The Southeast tower was completed in 2011 and the Northwest Tower was completed in 2014.  It was Canada’s first and North...

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Casa Rosada

This is the Casa Rosada, which translates to the Pink House. This is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina. I was fortunate enough to visit and tour this beautiful building....

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Eaton House – Jon Pickard

Eaton House was built in 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.  It serves as the new global headquarters for the Eaton Corporation.  The building was re-purposed from a vacant office building in Dublin’s historic D4 district....

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