Spertus Institute, Michigan Avenue, Chicago. This building features interconnected interior spaces and a one-of-a-kind, ten-story faceted window wall built from 726 individual pieces of glass in 556 different shapes. A 6700 square-foot green roof (planted with special vegetation) manages storm water, absorbs air pollution, and keeps the building cool in the summer.
The ensemble of buildings that today makes up the Rapperswil-Jona municipal museum looks back on a history of more than 700 years. In 2010/11, it underwent extensive renewal and restructuring. Starting at the end of the 13th century, a small fortifie