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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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Whittier Elementary explores the neighborhood in Lesson 2 of the AIS program

Eighth grade students at Whittier Dual Language Elementary share their thoughts about Lesson Two of the AIS program.  In the second session, students explore their neighborhood through memory and Google maps. They also talk about what they like and dislike … Continue reading

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Architects in Schools at Cameron Elementary-Students share their thoughts about day 1

Eighth grade students at Cameron Elementary share their thoughts about Lesson One of the AIS program.  In the first session, students learn the definition of architecture. Our mentors introduce the idea of architecture through quick design exercises such as speed … Continue reading

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NEED A COUPLE MORE: Give back with CIC! Volunteer Opportunity at Inspiration Cafe

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and make a direct impact on the lives of those around you? Come volunteer at Inspiration Cafe with the Community Interface Committee on Thursday, October 26! Inspiration Cafe provides restaurant-style meals … Continue reading

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Become a Mentor: Fall Training Session for Architects in Schools

Interested in teaching middle school students about architecture and design?  Become a mentor in the AIA Chicago Foundation’s Architects in Schools (AIS) program. We will be teaching in two schools this fall semester. The training session, Sept. 13, 6pm-7:30pm at AIA … Continue reading

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Architect Volunteers Needed for Girls STEM program

Female architects needed to lead Architecture and Design Thinking Workshops for the Tech Savvy Conference at Triton College in River Grove, to be held on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Tech Savvy is a full day STEM program for middle … Continue reading

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AIA Chicago Responds to Recent Post-Election Statements

November 14, 2016 To members of AIA Chicago: The AIA Chicago Board of Directors wants to assure our members that we do not support the recent statement made by national AIA on November 10, which prematurely expressed the support of … 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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Archeworks Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design

Archeworks is now accepting applications to the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design – a 12 week multidisciplinary design studio beginning in Fall 2016. Students will join a design team working on one of two projects: SELF <> CITY, a design studio to transform underutilized public plazas … Continue reading

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Architecture in Practice

There are a few seats remaining in AIA Illinois’ Master Class, a new series of intensive workshops designed to teach future firm leaders the essential business skills that they don’t teach in architecture schools. The modules will be facilitated by seasoned and respected … Continue reading

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