rooftop garden, city hall, chicago (II)

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    chicago is a leader in green design. read more here. thompson center and marina city in the background.

    Môsieur J. [version 9.1], vanvos, and 22 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. racingsquirrel 95 months ago | reply

      Wow, how did you get here? Yes, I had read how we were working on keeping our buildings cool and recycling CO2. A nice view of the Chicago Loop.

    2. Michael (rw) [deleted] 95 months ago | reply

      beautiful contrast! 'Green design' looks interesting...

    3. finnigh 95 months ago | reply

      Really nice composition!

    4. amka 95 months ago | reply

      Yes, the colours are wonderful. I like how the grass, flowers, and bird house (?) are more vibrant than the city background.

    5. francesDre 95 months ago | reply

      RS - thanks! I was fortunate to get up there.

      railwalker de - thanks! 'green design' is quite popular right now. china is looking to chicago for inspriation, as beijing hopes to use green design in the construction for the 2008 olymipcs.

      finnigh - thank you!

      amka - thanks! birdhouse is correct - good eye!

    6. jami~ 95 months ago | reply

      nice juxtaposition of nature and industry.
      i really like the blue tones.

    7. vanvos 95 months ago | reply

      simply beautiful
      a great contrast of colors
      stunning !

    8. francesDre 94 months ago | reply

      jami - thanks! I guess the hazy light worked well for me that day.

      vanvos - thank you for the nice comment!

      silke - thank you! so glad you like it.

    9. Poekie 94 months ago | reply

      Very clever.....great accent on the colour-difference between city and city-garden.

    10. heidinyny [deleted] 94 months ago | reply

      i love the nature/city contrast, and i especially love how the flowers and grass look more "real", dynamic and vibrant than the urban background. great shot.

    11. Pandorea... 78 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Contemporary Gardens, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    12. panesdebono 71 months ago | reply

      Great pic! I'm whriting an article about green buildings for an educational portal in Colombia: www.destudio.com.co, can I make a link to your photo?

      Thanks.

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