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Logistical Ecologies

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Logistical Ecologies

2015-2016

Invited Exhibition: Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago

Chicago Cultural Center, October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Curators: Iker Gil, Joseph Grima, and Sarah Herda

Team: Conor O'Shea (Hinterlands Urbanism and Landscape), Chris Bennett (Architectural Collaborator), Luke Hegeman / MODUS Collective

Logistical Ecologies is an urbanization strategy for northeastern Illinois derived from planetary logistics networks and regional ecologies with an emphasis on biodiversity, agriculture, and hydrology.

The strategy colocates housing, retail, warehousing, distribution facilities, and intermodal freight facilities to leverage dynamic environmental processes, regional land uses, and transportation infrastructure.