Category Archives: School Visits

Architects in Schools Training Session – TOMORROW

Interested in teaching middle school students about architecture and design? Become a mentor in the AIA Chicago Foundation’s Architects in Schools (AIS) program. AIS is an initiative that brings architecture professionals into classrooms to introduce middle school students to the … Continue reading

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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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AIA Chicago Architect in Schools Pilot Program

The AIA Chicago Community Interface Committee completed a successful pilot program for a new Architect in Schools initiative for AIA Chicago! CIC Co-chairs Kaitlin Streyle of Muller+Muller and Alexis Stumpf of Worn Jerabek Wiltse Architects, Maya Bird-Murphy of Landon Bone … 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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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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It’s Back-To-School time again…next training just around the corner!

The Community Interface Committee would like to invite you to join us for two volunteer training sessions in the new year led by our amazing colleagues from the Chicago Architecture Foundation.  If ever there was a time to consider pitching … Continue reading

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Architects! Go Back To School – Don’t miss Part 2 of the fall training Oct.19th!

IF you missed Part 1 of our fall volunteer training there is still time to catch up. Part 2 will be held next Wednesday, October 19th (see post below for full details.) IF you wonder what you missed – I … Continue reading

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Project Tour: UNO Veterans Memorial Charter School Campus

Saturday, October 1st 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 4248 West 47th Street RSVP: http://www.aiachicago.org/events.asp#October2011 Join the Community Interface Committee and UrbanWorks, Ltd. to tour their most recent competition winning project. This project achieves design excellence transforming an existing industrial concrete … Continue reading

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Architects! Go Back To School Training Sessions Begin Re-sched for October 5

What buildings, ideas, people, or activities first made you excited about architecture as a kid? The Community Interface Committee (CIC) of AIA Chicago is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) during the 2011 – 2012 school year for a … Continue reading

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Architects! Go back to school!

Architects! Go Back to School! July 28, 2011 Feeling like you could use an ego boost in the midst of this dreadful recession?  Want to spend one hour being recognized for the rock star that you are and earn a … Continue reading

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