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Sokol, David
January 2008
Architectural Record;Jan2008, Vol. 196 Issue 1, p116
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This article reports on the design and construction of the Tarkington School of Excellence in Chicago, Illinois. The building assumes a truncated L-shaped footprint, with community spaces radiating from a central two-story atrium. Tarkington's terrazzo floors include recycled glass, and the wood used in its atrium lobby ceiling, library, and gym floor comes from sustainably managed forests.


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