At Home in the Future: An Urban Warehouse Renovation

As two Chicago Art Institute professors create a living art project in an abandoned warehouse—a home much greater than the sum of its parts—they’ve collected a “complete set” of alternative energy technologies.

The interior’s stacked layout allows spaciousness within a small footprint. The outdoor walkway just visible on the right is made with recycled plastic and connects Jim’s studio with the guest bedroom, greenhouse and roof gardens.
Photo By Barry Rustin