Building To Minimize The Impact On Migratory Birds

November 25, 2019

As awareness grows about the impact of the built environment on migratory birds, legislation is being introduced in various cities, including Chicago, to reduce bird collisions. When Bisnow Chicago reached out for sources on this topic, the Taylor Johnson team offered both an experienced developer and a design expert to discuss best practices for prevention. TJ client Lendlease shared details on the thoughtful avian-sensitive design of Cirrus, a 47-story condominium tower under construction in the Lakeshore East community, while an architect from TJ client Wight & Company explained the complexities of the issue and how buildings can offer better protection for feathered friends. Get the details here.

The serrated glass exterior of Cirrus Tower at Lakeshore East, the luxury condominium building from Lendlease Development, is one design feature that reduces the incidents of bird collisions.


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