9027-48Client: Zurich

Source: Crain’s Chicago Business


Crain’s Architecture Critic, Edward Keegan, reviews Zurich new suburban headquarters:

The building’s overall 11-story height is generally consistent with the taller buildings scattered throughout the nearby suburbs, but its composition of three interlocked horizontal volumes wrapped in a glimmering glass skin give it a distinctive presence. It doesn’t read as particularly tall, since its tallest volume is only six stories. Nor is its 500-foot length unusually long for its environs, yet the architects’ deft manipulation of the volumes makes the most of this relatively simple kit of parts.


Crain’s Chicago Business, “Inside the biggest new office building to go up in the suburbs in years,” October 4, 2016