Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park, Top Trending Article

Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park, Top Trending Article

Originally posted in The Construction Specifier March E-Newsletter, Top Trending Articles

Lightweight expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam forms landscape contours over an underground parking garage at Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park.

Lightweight expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam forms landscape contours over an underground parking garage at Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park.

At Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park, local contractor Walsh Construction installed 49,696 m3 (1.755 million cf) of expanded polystyrene (EPS) geofoam, along with recycled geofoam from nearby Daley Bicentennial Plaza. Crews used the blocks to form earthworks that Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates designed to be “curvilinear, topographically dramatic, and relentlessly heterogeneous.”

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