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The Architect's Newsletter: The Global Hub's undulating facade

October 18, 2018
The Global Hub at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Illinois. Thornton Tomasetti

"KPMB Architects, a Toronto-based firm with a significant background in sustainable institutional design, addressed the region’s weather extremes with a well-executed layout and an undulating triple-glazed glass curtain wall. According to Senior Associate Kevin Thomas, the first inspiration for the building’s six-story curvilinear form is the rolling movement stemming from the adjacent Lake Michigan. The nearby shoreline stabilization system, composed of boulders and precast concrete, has been consistently smoothed over by wave patterns." Read More >