adam baker's chicago library

2017 National DiscoverDesign Competition: Library + Community Space Design


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The Chicago Public Library is a place for all people no matter if they live in or out of little Italy and it will help unite people old or young to help create new history and bring all races sexes and age together

Collect Info

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The library is going to be placed in little Italy and is near the national housing museum it is by local restaurants and housing complexes

Brainstorm Ideas

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we looked at public library and took notice of exposed structure and what they all had in common and how groups were connected

Develop Solutions

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we grouped areas that we felt belonged together and made a bubble diagram and also made a site analysis

Final Design

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For the final project I wanted to make a building that was a simple shape since it was a small lot of land to build on. This way I could accommodate the most amount of room to build on.