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Ronald McDonald House Chicago Donor Wall: Green building


Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. Ludwig Mies ven der Rohe

80 unique doors will be showcased on two gallery walls in the main public area of the Ronald McDonald House being built in the heart of downtown Chicago near Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. The doors are meant to symbolize the philosophy that ” The doors of Ronald McDonald House are always open for you.”  To learn more click on the following links:

Materials used: 

  • Hand painted arthenware ceramic
  • Original Pewter casting bug created by Chris Duh

Ceramic building with purple door was hand painted with liquitex acrylic paint.

Close up details show layers of texture created by acrylic paint.

The bug was first created with Sculpey oven-bake clay. The clay was then casted in a heat tolerant rubber mold. Hot molted pewter was then poured into the mold to create the final bug.

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