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A final post for a final design

A final post for a final design

As of today, we finished up the last of our tasks here at LBBA as the interns. After the final presentation, and once we were done pitching our designs to the LUCHA residents, we compiled the last of our data into a PDF file for them to access. As a whole, this program has been...
Findings

Findings

With this information, one can infer that bicycle storage is an issue. For dense urban areas in Chicago, people living in apartments, condos, or high rises have to carry their bike up however many flights of stairs, or lug them onto an elevator. Therefore, we believe that bike storage could be a huge asset for...
Final presentation and info graphs

Final presentation and info graphs

Today marked the first day of our final week. Throughout this program, we have been working on designs for functional and bike friendly spaces in apartment buildings. Now, as we near the very end, we made some finishing touches to our designs, and we are finally going to present them to the residents of the...
Updating the bike friendly building design

Updating the bike friendly building design

As the progress on our designs for bike friendly housing continues, we revised our layouts for the patio, backyard, and basement storage today. Originally, we had canopies over the bike racks on the patio, but then, after some suggestions and thorough analyzing, we decided to edit our designs by scrapping the canopy because it blocked...
Bike Storage Ideas

Bike Storage Ideas

Today a representative from the Active Transportation Alliance visited the office to tell us about their work creating safer routes for bikers, pedestrians, and users of public transportation and to talk to us about our ideas for bikeLab. During our discussion we addressed several issues affecting the Chicago biker community, and we proposed viable solutions...