Chicago Shines With Sustainable Design

A new exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art highlights several new building plans likely to advance the city's vision to become the "greenest city in America."

"Sustainable Architecture in Chicago: Works in Progress" is the name of a new exhibit to showcase seven up and coming environmentally sensitive projects by Chicago architecture firms. The projects were selected with an eye on the discernible influence of green design on each project's architectural aesthetics. Featured projects range from public spaces to affordable housingâ€"all located in Chicago, except for the Pearl River tower in China that seeks to use green technologies to produce most of its own energy.

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