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Pritzker Organization Announces Deal to Acquire Contractor

The Chicago-based Pritzker Organization said business interests of the Tom Pritzker and Gigi Pritzker Pucker families are the buyers of Lithko, a contractor specializing in walls, tilt-ups, structural frames, slabs, site work, foundations and pre-construction services. Lithko has approximately 1,500 employees.

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Chicago’s Jeanne Gang wins Woman Architect of Year Prize

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang received the 2016 Architect of the Year award from Architectural Review, the UK-based journal. Gang, founder and principal of Studio Gang, was nominated for the award for the design of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in Kalamazoo, Mich.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

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