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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1985-1987 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorJahn, Helmuten_US
dc.date1985-1987en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-17T19:48:31Z
dc.date.available2014-12-17T19:48:31Z
dc.date.issued1985-1987en_US
dc.identifier251672en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3135en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/167229
dc.descriptionEntrance to restrooms, demarcated by light blue-gray tile; United and American both established nationwide hubs at the airport in the 1980s, which continue to operate today. United developed a new $500 million Terminal 1 ("The Terminal of the Future" or "Terminal of Tomorrow") designed by Helmut Jahn and A. Epstein and Sons, with Turner Construction as the construction manager, and Thornton Tomasetti serving as the structural engineer. Jahn described his design as drawing inspiration from the exhibition halls and railway stations of the turn of the twentieth century, with open floor space and lots of natural light. The 850 ft. tunnel connecting Concourse B and C, also designed by Jahn, has become one of O’Hare’s defining features. Jahn worked with artist Michael Hayden and composer William Kraft to design the complex light sculpture called “Sky’s the Limit,” which covers the ceiling of the tunnel and undulates to music, computer controlled. It includes 466 neon tubes and lighted panels. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 3/30/2014)en_US
dc.format.mediumglass; steel; reinforced concrete; neon lightingen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectTransportationen_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.subjectPostmodernen_US
dc.titleO'Hare International Airport; Terminal 1en_US
dc.title.alternativeO'Hare International Airport; United Airlines Terminalen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-HJ-UATO-A05en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypepassenger terminalen_US
vra.worktypeairporten_US
dc.contributor.displayHelmut Jahn (American architect, born 1940)en_US


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