This week’s buildings are chosen by Adam Nathaniel Furman. Can you identify what it is?
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The James R. Thompson Center (originally State of Illinois Center)
Adam Nathaniel Furman says: “Probably the most important postmodern public building in the world, Helmut Jahn’s virtuoso rif on just about every theme in architecture, from classical colonnades and ruins, to plastic products and hi-tech space equipment, is sadly under threat of demolition, as the State of Illinois does not recognise its architectural uniqueness and value.”