Geoffrey Baer's newest program -- A Taste for the Past: Architect Pier Carlo Bontempi -- is a profile of a little-known Italian architect who is this year's winner of the Driehaus Prize, a prestigious, Chicago-based award for architects who design classical and traditional buildings. It debuts on WTTW11 at 8:00 pm Thursday. Geoffrey joins us to tell us about his adventures in Italy. Watch an anecdote from Bontempi's childhood, read an interview with the documentary's producer and co-writer, and see behind-the-scenes photos from Ialy.
Architect Stanley Tigerman has been a self-described outsider since he began his career in the 1950s. He joins us to talk about his decadeslong career.
Thomas Beeby was the architect of the Harold Washington Library Center and he's now the subject of a new WTTW documentary. Geoffrey Baer gives us a preview of The Invisible Hand.
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang recently won a MacArthur Genius grant. Gang is the subject of a new, in-depth profile airing nationally on PBS: Jeanne Gang: The Sky's the Limit.