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AIA Chicago Responds to Recent Post-Election Statements

November 14, 2016 To members of AIA Chicago: The AIA Chicago Board of Directors wants to assure our members that we do not support the recent statement made by national AIA on November 10, which prematurely expressed the support of … Continue reading

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AIA Chicago Architect in Schools Pilot Program

The AIA Chicago Community Interface Committee completed a successful pilot program for a new Architect in Schools initiative for AIA Chicago! CIC Co-chairs Kaitlin Streyle of Muller+Muller and Alexis Stumpf of Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects, Maya Bird-Murphy of Landon Bone … Continue reading

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Architecture in Practice

There are a few seats remaining in AIA Illinois’ Master Class, a new series of intensive workshops designed to teach future firm leaders the essential business skills that they don’t teach in architecture schools. The modules will be facilitated by seasoned and respected … Continue reading

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Navigating the Frontiers of Public Interest Design

Happy 2015 from the CIC! To cap off this year, we are sharing a great article of interviews with four practitioners currently leading efforts in Public Interest Design: http://www.di.net/articles/navigating-the-frontiers-of-public-interest-design/ We look forward to learning about and sharing inspiring news and events in the … Continue reading

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Chicago Public Library Chinatown Library Hard Hat Tour

Join AIA Chicago, the CIC and the Design KC for a tour of the Chicago Public Library (CPL) Chinatown Library, led by the Owner, Design and Construction team: design architect Brian Lee, FAIA, SOM; architect of record Jim Mark, Wight & … Continue reading

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CPS CTE Internship Program

CPS is looking for architecture firms to participate in their 2015 CPS CTE Internship program! This is a great opportunity to support Chicago’s young people in becoming better prepared for school and life after high school. Who:       … Continue reading

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Designing 21st Century Learning Environments

Please join Archeworks for a special evening to learn how their New Practice Program is building a cross-disciplinary community of design practitioners from Chicago firms who are bringing innovative design to benefit the public good. The evening will feature their year-long collaboration with … Continue reading

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AIA Chicago CIC follows up on AEC Cares projectChicago

On September 20, 2014, members of AIA Chicago volunteered their Saturday morning to return to the AEC Cares projectChicago site and follow up on work initiated on the June 25, 2014 blitz build day. Jennifer McKenzie and Linda Chavez of Gensler, Kaitlin Streyle … Continue reading

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Architecture for Humanity volunteer opportunity!

AFH is leading a project build in West Humboldt Park for the IIT Boeing High School Scholars Program. Volunteers are needed to help supervise and direct 16 high-achieving high school students for the build. Opportunities are available on the following … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed Saturdays 6/14 and 6/21 to help prep for projectChicago!

Volunteers are needed to help with pre-event prep work at the Libby Elementary School Annex for the AEC Cares projectChicago build day! Projects include priming walls, replacing ceiling tile, and relocating on-grade planters in the playground. Opportunities are still available for Saturday, June … Continue reading

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