Ideas competition launched for Bertrand Goldberg’s Chicago hospital
[Submissions are due by 15 October] The Chicago Architectural Club with the AIA has launched a single-stage ideas contest focussing on the city’s Bertrand Goldberg-designed Prentice Women’s Hospital
Open to students and professionals, the competition seeks future uses for the now abandoned 1975 structure. A £3,300 prize fund will be shared between the top three entries with an exhibition planned to follow
Commended for its iconic tower and open floor-plate layout without structural support columns, the building was partially occupied until late 2011.
The structure has been determined to be in sound condition, but in need of repair.
A full brief is available and all dimensions must be listed in feet and inches.
Questions must be submitted by 15 September
Submissions are due 15 October
Winners announced in November