Author Archives: Alexis S.

June 7: Community Interface Committee Meeting

Are you interested in strengthening the link between architects and the greater community? Join the Community Interface Committee for our next planning meeting Wednesday, June 7 at 6pm at AIA Chicago. We’ll provide an update and plot next steps for … Continue reading

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March 11: Tour Habitat for Humanity’s West Pullman Development

AIA Chicago’s Community Interface Committee is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity Chicago to host a tour of HFH’s community development efforts in West Pullman on Saturday, March 11. The tour will highlight the West Pullman neighborhood’s assets and initiatives and … Continue reading

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March 8: Community Interface Committee Meeting

Join us March 8 at 6pm at AIA Chicago for the next Community Interface Committee Planning Meeting! We will be discussing the expansion of our Architects In Schools initiative to Whittier Elementary and recruiting volunteers for the spring program. We will also investigate events and outreach … Continue reading

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March 2: Art in Urgent Times with Rick Lowe

The National Public Housing Museum is excited to partner with UIC’s Social Justice Initiative, the Illinois Humanities, and the College of Architecture, Design and the Arts at UIC for an evening with MacArthur “genius” Rick Lowe and Chicago-based artists Isis Ferguson and … Continue reading

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CIC Planning Meeting – Wed., Nov. 30, 6pm

The Community Interface Committee will host its next planning meeting Wednesday, November 30 at 6pm at AIA Chicago. If you’re passionate about architects’ involvement in the greater community, join us to review potential events and ideas for 2017. We will discuss the … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity with Chicago Architecture Foundation

What is it? CAF Education Guide Volunteers will be responsible for leading 90 minute education field trips for K-12 students.  These interactive, inquiry-based field trips are about the art and science at the heart of Chicago’s architecture, history, and environment.  We … Continue reading

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CIC Planning Meeting – Sept. 7, 6pm

Do you believe that design can improve the lives of individuals and communities? Are you interested in discussing pressing issues facing our city and planning events to raise awareness of these issues among design practitioners and the greater population? Are you … Continue reading

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Place Lab – Public Convening on Ethical Redevelopment – June 22, 2-5pm

What does ethical redevelopment in Chicago look like to you? Join Place Lab’s first convening on the subject to hear and participate in the discussion Wednesday, June 22 from 2-5pm at Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E 60th … Continue reading

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Archeworks Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design

Archeworks is now accepting applications to the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design – a 12 week multidisciplinary design studio beginning in Fall 2016. Students will join a design team working on one of two projects: SELF <> CITY, a design studio to transform underutilized public plazas … Continue reading

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CIC Planning Meeting – Feb. 10, 6pm

The Community Interface Committee will be holding its first planning meeting of 2016 on Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00pm at AIA Chicago – 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 250. Please join us to discuss the theme for this year – … Continue reading

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