The Phloem Complex
WITH SHEENA CHOW & GIOVANA GELUDA
The Phloem Complex is an urban housing complex situated on a unique plot off land adjacent to the highway in a rapidly expanding section of Chicago, the West Loop. the Phloem Complex is a mixed-income residential complex that includes both urban farming, commercial programming, and an artist incubator space. The Phloem Complex is designed with the future of cities in mind, considering food availability and production, the advancement of the arts, and the integration of green technologies into building systems. There is no moment in the tranversing this complex where one can escape the presence of green infrastructure.