Category Archives: Community Events

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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AEC Cares projectChicago

On June 25, the day before the AIA National Convention here in Chicago, AEC Cares is bringing together volunteers from the ArchitectureEngineeringConstruction community for a one-day “blitz build” event: projectChicago. This year, the day-long event will be helping Metropolitan Family Services in the … Continue reading

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Jurors needed for CAF’s DiscoverDesign.org Competition!

DiscoverDesign is the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s award winning digital learning tool that connects teens, teachers, and architects across the country for project-based learning. Now in its third year, the competition draws entries from 40+ high schools. Jurors are needed to … Continue reading

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Volunteer at Melody STEM School 4/26

Help paint murals, build bookshelves, and organize books on Saturday morning 4/26 at CPS Genevieve Melody STEM School at the Delano Campus!  United Way YLS is working in partnership with Comcast/NBC Universal to host volunteers for the event as part … Continue reading

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Architecture + Youth Event

Architecture + Youth Event Crown Hall, IIT March 25, 2014 – 10a – 12p In partnership with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department of CPS has … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Wisdom From the Field: Public Interest Architecture in Practice

Saturday, February 8 9:30 am–4:30 pm The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South Michigan Avenue, MacLean Ballroom Join AIA Chicago’s Community Interface Committee in welcoming the 2011 Latrobe Prize winners of The AIA College of Fellows and authors … Continue reading

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Tour: Chicago Family Health Center, Pullman Replacement Facility

Join the AIA Chicago and the CIC for a tour of the Chicago Family Health Center (CFHC) Pullman Replacement Facility, led by the Owner, Design and Construction team, Chicago Family Health Center Inc, SMNG-A Architects, and Bulley & Andrews / … Continue reading

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Common Ground in Architectural Practice: Grounds for Detroit

Join the AIA Chicago and the CIC as we welcome Thom Moran and Ellie Abrons in presenting their project Grounds for Detroit, a collaborative installation by five young practices working collectively: Alibi Studio Ellie Abrons with Adam Fure MILLIGRAM-office SCHAUM/SHIEH … Continue reading

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