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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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Navigating the Frontiers of Public Interest Design

Happy 2015 from the CIC! To cap off this year, we are sharing a great article of interviews with four practitioners currently leading efforts in Public Interest Design: http://www.di.net/articles/navigating-the-frontiers-of-public-interest-design/ We look forward to learning about and sharing inspiring news and events in the … Continue reading

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Katherine Darnstadt on Activate! Chicago – POSTPONED

The Define, Design, Deploy event with Katherine Darnstadt originally scheduled for tonight is postponed for a later date to be announced by AIA Chicago. http://www.aiachicago.org/events/define-design-deploy-the-politics-of-public-space#.VmBjh3ud04o

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ARCHEWORKS: Postgraduate Certificate in Public Interest Design – Upcoming Application Deadline

ARCHEWORKS is currently seeking qualified applicants for their 2015-2016 Public Interest Design certificate program, which begins September 29, 2015. To learn more about ARCHEWORKS and the program, see the ARCHEWORKS website and the following document: AW_PID_Certificate Program 2015-2016 Priority Deadline: July … Continue reading

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Chicago Public Library Chinatown Library Hard Hat Tour

Join AIA Chicago, the CIC and the Design KC for a tour of the Chicago Public Library (CPL) Chinatown Library, led by the Owner, Design and Construction team: design architect Brian Lee, FAIA, SOM; architect of record Jim Mark, Wight & … Continue reading

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