Gallery: AECOM + BIG Unveil Plans to Revamp Chicago’s Navy Pier with a ...

Chicago is buzzing this week about the competition to revamp Navy Pier, one of the city's top tourist attractions. In recent weeks the field of design teams competing to redesign the pier has been whittled down from the more than 50 that submitted proposals in October. In the process, big-name architects like Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid and Jeanne Gang have all been eliminated. This week, the five finalists presented their plans in Chicago, and the team headlined by AECOM and Bjarke Ingels Group is making waves for it bold, sustainability-minded vision for the pier.

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