Category Archives: Community Sustainability

Architects in School at Cameron Elementary talk about Lesson 4

Cameron Elementary students share their thoughts on the process of collaboration and exchanging thoughts as a group.  Lesson 4 of the Architects in Schools program introduces the concepts of scale, programming, and teamwork. 1.What did you like/dislike about the lesson? … 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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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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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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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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