Courtesy Rinka Chung Architecture
Pabst Business Center
Architect: Rinka Chung Architecture
Client: Blue Ribbon Management
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Before it was a vacant lot, the future site of
A glassy corner looks across the street to the Pabst Chapel. Inside, rough-hewn wood elements and exposed rusticated steel go for an industrial loft feel. Aside from a run of rust-colored brown manganese brick, however, the exterior is no homage to more rustic precedents. Red wood fins attached to the curtain wall system break up the glassy frontage, while wood soffits overhang the entryways at ground level and on the roof.