Category Archives: Community Sustainability

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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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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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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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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Archeworks Mid-Year Design Review

Date: January 16, 2015 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM Location: Archeworks, 625 N. Kingsbury St. Attend Archeworks’ mid-year design review to watch the multidisciplinary design teams present their in-progress work regarding initiatives to promote sustainable energy use and healthy urban communities. … 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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PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place

PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place October 24, 2014 –January 2, 2015 Arts Incubator 301 East Garfield Blvd, Chicago IL 60637 Receptions Designers + Makers: Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 6–8 pm Igniting Conversation: Wed, Nov 19, 4–6 pm PLAT | FORMS … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: USGBC Green Apple Day of Service

Volunteer at one (or several) of the many USGBC Green Apple Day of Service projects taking place now across Illinois! Follow the link below to a list and description of each of these community-focused projects, and learn how to get … 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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