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December 19, 2017

The factory is situated in the countryside near Chicago O'Hare International Airport, among many other manufacturing and warehouse buildings.

"Against the backdrop of the surrounding industrial zones, its immediate setting appears almost idyllic: organised into two large volumes, the building gently slopes back towards a large retention pond, a reservoir within the wetlands surrounded by lawns," said the architecture firm. Read more here.