Author Archives: Morgan Martinson

Call for Entries: SEED + dbXchange + Live Projects

Design Corps, the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED), dbXchange, and Live Projects Network in collaboration with the Center for Public Interest Design, are pleased to announce the 2017 Awards competition to recognize excellence in public interest design. For the first … Continue reading

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Chicago Open Hand Studio Meet & Match

Are you a non-profit with a design challenge or a designer who wants to help a deserving organization move their mission forward? Then join the Chicago Open Hand Studio and the AIA Chicago Community Interface Committee, at Meet & Match to celebrate socially responsible … Continue reading

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11/7: Forest Preserves of Cook County Workshop

How well do you know the Cook County Forest Preserves? With nearly 80,000 acres of land, the Preserves (CCFP) are truly a great environmental, recreational and educational resource for our region. This workshop, or mini-charrette, will provide an overview of the … Continue reading

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Thursday – Ignite the discussion on Environmental Justice

Can an understanding of marginal lands and racialized topography provide an urban ecology that addresses issues of environmental justice? Inspired by recent research such as William Cronon’s Nature’s Metropolis and Eric Sanderson’s Manahatta, this Ignite! presentation by celebrated landscape architect Kurt Culbertson will … Continue reading

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Seeking Female Architects

AIA Chicago is looking for female architects to volunteer for an upcoming youth program. AIA Chicago has partnered with the Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for a youth and architecture event called Green Cities Green Schools Balancing … Continue reading

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Tour: Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative

Photo Credit: Barry Rustin Photography Tour the award-winning Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative this Saturday with project architects Catherine Baker and Josh Mings. Since winning the 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award in Creating Community Connection, the project is being used as a … Continue reading

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Archeworks New Series: Agendas 01 — August 18th, 6pm

On August 18th, 6pm, Archeworks will kick off their new series Archeworks Agendas 01 – a “platform for sharing ideas and projects that inspire change in Chicago and beyond. The event will showcase the work of emerging leaders, change-makers and … Continue reading

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June 8: Books And… : How Librarians and Architects are Designing the 21st Century Public Library

What’s new at the public library in 2016? Are libraries still an essential community resource? What is the same and what has changed? How are library professionals and designers creating or adapting these facilities to meet today’s community needs? Join … Continue reading

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Driving Innovation in Real Estate Development with Mission-based Organizations

IFF Real Estate Services, with Northwestern University, will be discussing innovations in development with mission-based organizations at this upcoming event! RSVP by emailing MPM-EMDC@Northwestern.edu Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:30 to 9:30 am Continental breakfast provided Kellogg Conference Center Northwestern University … Continue reading

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CIC Planning Meeting: Wed. May 18 6pm

Are you interested in strengthening the link between architects and the greater community? Join the Community Interface Committee for our next planning meeting. We’ll provide an update and plot next steps for the ongoing Architects in Schools pilot program (our … Continue reading

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