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Oct. 5th: How Livable is Your Community?

AARP Livable Communities Monday, October 5 8:30 am – 11:30 am The Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 A public policy summit focused on determining the livability of Chicagoland communities, and how to incorporate … Continue reading

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Designing The Social Good: From Blueprint To Building

Check out and register for these five Designing the Social Good upcoming events, presented by Illinois Humanities in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial! Visit the main event page here.

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FIT Homes Competition Kick-Off

Chicago Infrastructure Trust is planning to build 1,000 FIT (Finding Innovation Together) Homes on vacant lots across the City of Chicago over the next 10 years. The Trust is seeking cost-effective and innovative housing design proposals through a design-build competition. … Continue reading

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ARCHEWORKS: Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design – Upcoming Application Deadline

ARCHEWORKS is currently seeking qualified applicants for their 2015-2016 Public Interest Design certificate program, which begins September 29, 2015. To learn more about ARCHEWORKS and the program, see the ARCHEWORKS website and the following document: AW_PID_Certificate Program 2015-2016 Priority Deadline: July … Continue reading

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Apply Now to the 2016 Enterprise Rose Architecture Fellowship

The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship partners early-career architectural designers with local community development organizations, where they facilitate an inclusive approach to development to create green, sustainable and affordable communities. In the three-year position as an integral staff member of the … Continue reading

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CIC Meeting: Thursday, May 21st

Date: May 21, 2015Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PMLocation: AIA Chicago, 35 East Wacker Drive, #250 Join us at CIC’s quarterly meeting! We will discuss and plan the following events and activities: Mentoring programs and best practices presentation Architect in Schools … Continue reading

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Home Matters: Design Challenge: Enter Now!

Based on US Department of Housing & Urban Development statistics, 12 million renters and homeowners pay over 50% of their income on housing, which makes people financially burdened and affects their quality of life in dire ways. To help solve … Continue reading

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BFI Fuller Challenge | Socially Responsible Design’s Highest Award

The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites citizens from all over the world – including artists, scientists, students, designers, architects, activists, planners and entrepreneurs – to submit innovative solutions to humanity’s most pressing problems. A $100,000 prize is awarded to develop … Continue reading

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Chicago Architecture Foundation Seeking EngineeringFest Volunteers

    Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) is seeking volunteers for EngineeringFest. The inaugural event is designed to introduce youth ages 3 – 12 and their families to engineering concepts through hands-on activities. When:  Saturday, February 21, 2015 (10 am – … Continue reading

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AIA SPP Small Project Design Competition: POP-UP 2015

Architects and architecture students are invited to submit design ideas to the 2015 SPP Small Project Design Competition – POP-UP 2015. The unique and exciting competition involves designing a discreet, compact and efficient shelter for the homeless. The winning completed … Continue reading

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