New plans of Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in Chicago

New plans of Obama Presidential Center (OPC) in Chicago
[Chicago, Illinois] USA
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
All images and video courtesy of the Obama Foundation
Barack Obama team has shared further details of the Obama Presidential Center (OPC), planned for Chicago’s South side, the designated Library for the 44th President of the United States.
The project by Tod Williams Billie Tsien architects (TWBTA) leading the design team alongside Interactive Design Architects (IDEA), is set to complete in 2021. Eight months after plans were first unveiled in may 2017, Barack Obama has now revealed new renderings of the scheme and is seeking continued public feedback.
Over the course of the past year, President and Mrs. Obama and their team have been on a journey to bring the Obama Presidential Center to life — incorporating input from thousands of community members in Chicago and around the world along the way. Learn more about the Center’s progress and how it will impact the community President and Mrs. Obama call home.

Tod Williams & Billie Tsien

Tod Williams & Billie Tsien. They began working together in 1977 and co-founded our architectural practice in 1986. Located in Midtown Manhattan, their studio focuses on work for institutions including schools, museums, and not-for-profits—organizations and people that value issues of aspiration and meaning, timelessness and beauty. They believe that architecture is the coming more