Chicago’s second architecture biennial (16 September 2017 – 7 January 2018) has a core, slightly mystifying, theme of ‘Make New History’, discovers Herbert Wright
The first Chicago Architecture Biennial is an exuberant explosion of ideas and it reaches out to engage the city. It offers spectacle and reflection, fantasies and practical projects, global perspective and local intervention. But what is the agenda? And does it succeed in restoring Chicago’s position at the centre-stage of architecture?