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News  Jan 17th 2017SPRING 2017 CLOUD TALKS

Javier Arpa, Kelly Shanon, Benjamin Romano, Sonja Lebos featured lecturers. — Full Story

News  Jan 11th 2017Spring 17 Lecture: Michelangelo Sabatino

Michelangelo Sabatino will deliver a lecture on Wed., Jan.18 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Jan 11th 2017PROF. SUSAN CONGER-AUSTIN RECEIVES FULBRIGHT GRANT

Conger-Austin awarded Fulbright Grant to collaborate with IE School of Architecture and Design in Segovia, Spain. — Full Story

News  Jan 10th 2017Spring 2017 Dean's Lecture Series

IIT Architecture's Dean's Lecture Series Announced — Full Story

News  Jan 10th 2017COA/IIT SPRING CAREER FAIR

Meet firm representatives on Feb. 23 in Hermann and Crown Hall from 12-4pm. — Full Story

News  Jan 9th 2017PHD Architecture Research Forum

Spring 2017 PhD Research Forum Speakers Announced — Full Story

News  Dec 22nd 2016PROF. Krawczyk's work selected for exhibition

Professor Robert Krawczyk exhibiting at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings Exhibition of Mathematical Art in Atlanta GA, January 4-7, 2017. — Full Story

News  Dec 7th 2016Henderson Delivers Gallery Talk

Ron Henderson, Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture at IIT Architecture spoke on the legacy of Dan Kiley. — Full Story

News  Nov 30th 2016Radutny Receives 2016 Dubin Family Young Architect Award

Part Time Professor Vladimir Radutny Awarded Professional Excellence Award by AIA Chicago — Full Story

News  Nov 29th 2016IIT-CTBUH Studio Students Present at Conference

Students Present at CTBUH 2016 International Conference, Visit Shenzhen & Hong Kong — Full Story

News  Nov 21st 2016IIT Architecture Grad featured in The New York Times

Carlos Roa, B. ARCH graduate, contemplates the future of undocumented students under the Trump administration.  — Full Story

News  Nov 18th 2016Summer Program Exhibition @ S. R. CROWN HALL

Student work from the Germany/ Netherlands/Denmark studio is on display. — Full Story

News  Nov 17th 2016Dean's Lecture Series Video: Kazuyo Sejima

Kazuyo Sejima delivered the SOM Architecture and Urban Planning Lecture as part of the Dean's Lecture Series. Watch the video now. — Full Story

News  Nov 15th 2016MIMICA LECTURE @ 20TH VIENNA ARCHITECTURE CONGRESS

Associate Dean of Research Vedran Mimica will lecture at 20th Vienna Architecture Congress on Nov. 20th. — Full Story

News  Nov 8th 2016Donna Robertson Honored at AR Awards Ceremony

Receives 2016 Women in Architecture Award from Architectural Record — Full Story

News  Oct 25th 2016DEAN ARETS LECTURE AT UIC

Dean Wiel Arets will lecture at the UIC School of Architecture on Oct. 25, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2016MCHAP 2014-15 Winner Announced

Award goes to Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut, by SANAA — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2016MCHAP 2014/15 Symposium and Award Dinner

LIVESTREAM STARTING @ 11:30 a.m.Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Oct 13th 2016Petroleum Modernism

Ph.D. program's Petroleum Modernism workshop is Thurs., Oct. 13 at 11:30 a.m. — Full Story

News  Oct 11th 2016Dean's Lecture Series Video: Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman delivered a lecture as part of the Fall 2016 Dean's Lecture Series. Watch the video now. — Full Story

News  Oct 7th 2016IIT Architecture Tall Building Courses Extended

Tall Building Courses Extended to Gensler Office and Newest Tall Building in Chicago — Full Story

News  Sep 29th 2016Henderson and Sabatino @ Exhibit Columbus

MLA and PhD Directors chair sessions in Columbus, IN symposium. — Full Story

News  Sep 21st 2016Donna Roberston honored by AR

Receives 2016 Women in Architecture Award from Architectural Record — Full Story

News  Sep 21st 2016Bronzeville Partnership Featured

ABC-7 and DNA Info cover student design of Bronzeville's new TURN Center — Full Story

News  Sep 20th 2016MCHAP.Student Nominees Announced

More than 70 schools from throughout the Americas nominated graduating student projects for new award. — Full Story

News  Sep 7th 2016CoA Featured in Architect Magazine

Faculty & Board of Advisors among Top 50 Firms in Business, Sustainability, and Design. — Full Story

News  Sep 7th 2016Ronan's Poetry Foundation Building Honored

Among Architectural Record's top 125 Buildings of Last 125 Years — Full Story

News  Sep 1st 2016Riverline Featured in Crain's

Board of Advisor Ralph Johnson's plan for 3700 units on Chicago River's South Branch — Full Story

News  Aug 26th 2016Kaplan Family Institute Groundbreaking

Hub for innovation at IIT designed by IIT Architecture faculty member John Ronan. — Full Story

News  Aug 22nd 2016Sabatino awarded Canada Council for the Arts Grant

PhD program Director Michelangelo Sabatino awarded grant for forthcoming publication — Full Story

News  Aug 17th 2016Design/Build 2016 on Chilean TV

Students spent summer developing community center in Antihuala, Chile. — Full Story

News  Jul 15th 2016Henderson named Dumbarton Oaks Fellow

MLA Director Ron Henderson appointed Senior Fellow in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks — Full Story

News  Jul 13th 2016Marshall Brown on Chicago Tonight

Exhibit Ziggurat celebrates Arts Club of Chicago's 100th Anniversary — Full Story

News  Jun 27th 2016​Elizabethan Theater at Chateau d'Hardelot

Ron Henderson, MLA Director, designs landscape at new theater in France. — Full Story

News  Jun 17th 2016Progress in Chile: Design/Build 2016

Students make headway on community center in Antihuala, Chile. — Full Story

News  Jun 17th 2016William Baker in The Engineers on BBC World Service

Panel of three engineers discuss challenges and solutions. — Full Story

News  Jun 5th 2016Prof. Krawczyk in Currents 2016

Containing Air 3D printed series in Santa Fe Intl. New Media Festival — Full Story

News  May 13th 2016Louis Vuitton SPARK Award Winner

"Threads of the City" by Maria del Olmo Gomez and Mina Rezaeian 2016 winners  — Full Story

News  May 13th 2016Bronzeville Dream Center Winner Announced

"Pinch Project" design chosen for build out of BDC during Open House. — Full Story

News  May 12th 2016Louis Vuitton SPARK Award 2016 Finalists

Five teams presented to jury on April 28th and winner to be announced on May 13th. — Full Story

News  May 12th 2016Tadao Ando visited S. R. Crown Hall

Tadao Ando visited IIT Architecture on Thur., May 12. — Full Story

News  May 6th 2016Studio wins AIA Chicago Small Project Award

Frank Flury's 2013/14 Design/Build Studio honored for Ghana Library. — Full Story

News  May 6th 2016Students Launch Web Platform

Focus// promotes the discussion of architecture. — Full Story

News  May 6th 2016Faculty win AIA Chicago Small Project Awards

Prof. Klaeschen and Prof. Radutny win Citations of Merit. — Full Story

News  May 5th 2016Bronzeville Dream Center Design Finalists

Three teams of students selected as finalists for build-out of BDC. — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2016MLA Student wins University Olmsted Scholarship

Stephen Ulman among 45 graduate scholars nationally — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2016Prof. Michelangelo Sabatino Lecture Series in Italy

Delivered four lectures at Universita luav de Venezia — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2016Free Ass. Mag. #2: NO MAN'S LAND

BBQ on Apr. 29 at 6 p.m. on the south entrance of Crown Hall  south entrance — Full Story

News  Apr 20th 2016Marshall Brown on PBS

Interviewed for "10 Towns that Changed America" on 4/19 @ 8:00 p.m on PBS. — Full Story

News  Apr 10th 2016MLA to join ASLA Advocacy Day

IIT Architecture MLA students Jamie Sun and Stephen Ulman to join ASLA Advocacy Day — Full Story

News  Apr 6th 2016Driverless City Project in WIRED

Nayar Prize team in Wired Magazine article on self-driving cars. — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2016MCHAP.emerge Winner Announced

Award goes to Pavilion on the Zocalo in Mexico City by Productora — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2016Zaha Hadid

A remembrance from IIT Architecture Chicago — Full Story

News  Mar 21st 2016Arets, Brown and Ronan in Monocle

Dean Wiel Arets, Professor Marshall Brown and Professor John Ronan featured in Monocle Magazine. — Full Story

News  Mar 18th 2016Pettigrew Delivered Urban Wood Lecture

Studio Associate Professor Paul Pettigrew delivered a lecture entitled "Urban Wood’s Journey" on Fri., Feb. 18. — Full Story

News  Mar 17th 2016MCHAP.emerge Finalist Announcement

Five finalists to be celebrated at April 1st MCHAP.emerge Symposium — Full Story

News  Mar 11th 2016MCHAP 2014/15 Nominees

MCHAP 2014/15 Nominees and MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 Nominees Announced — Full Story

News  Mar 7th 2016MCHAP.student Award Announced

Given to a 2015/16 Graduating Student attending an MCHAP Network School in The Americas. — Full Story

News  Feb 14th 2016Ph.D. Alumni's Beijing Tower on ArchDaily

Zhou Qi's (Ph.D. '02) People's Daily HQ Tower Featured — Full Story

News  Feb 12th 2016Free Ass. Mag. ISSUE #2

Call For Submissions through Wed., Feb.17 — Full Story

News  Feb 10th 2016Five Year Commitment to BDC

IIT announces a five-year commitment to Bronzeville Dream Center (BDC). — Full Story

News  Feb 9th 2016Conor O'Shea in The Atlantic CityLab

Landscape architecture Prof. Conor O'Shea interviewed for Atlantic CityLab. — Full Story

News  Feb 8th 2016IIT among "America's Best Architecture and Design Schools"

B.Arch. program #13 nationally and #1 in Midwest. — Full Story

News  Feb 4th 2016Alumni Becomes Principal at Eastlake Studio

Kevin Kamien, AIA (M.Arch. '10) has become a firm principal at Eastlake Studio. — Full Story

News  Feb 4th 2016Bit Space on WGN-TV

Prof. Kearns' youth center offers after-school and summer programs introducing students to design, engineering and technology. — Full Story

News  Feb 3rd 2016Student on AIAS National Board

Fourth year B.Arch., Jeremy Gentile, elected to 2016-2017 Midwest Quadrant Director on the National Board of Directors for the AIAS. — Full Story

News  Feb 1st 2016Gardner Museum Wins Harleston Parker Medal

Prof. Ron Henderson on team recognized for design. — Full Story

News  Jan 27th 2016Summer Travel Programs

Study in Chile, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, and Scandinavia in 2016  — Full Story

News  Jan 26th 2016CoA Supports Bronzeville Dream Center

Announces 5 year commitment and 2 scholarships for "Experiment in Architecture"  — Full Story

News  Jan 15th 2016Phyllis Lambert wins Wolf Prize

IIT Architecture Grad and founder of Canadian Centre for Architecture honored. — Full Story

News  Dec 21st 2015John Ronan is Obama Library Finalist

Among seven architects to present proposals to President Obama. — Full Story

News  Dec 21st 2015Studio to Design Bronzeville Dream Center

Studio led by Eva Kultermann partners with local group to rehab building for Bronzeville Dream Center. — Full Story

News  Dec 17th 2015Students Win Brush Park Competition

Tyler Baldwin, Neil Griffin, Li Zhehang place first, two other Cloud Studio teams get second place and honorable mention. — Full Story

News  Dec 11th 2015Ron Henderson Wins Three Awards

Three projects win regional design awards from ASLA-RI. — Full Story

News  Nov 30th 2015Dirk Denison in NYT Magazine

Addition to 1983 Henry Weese house in Chicago featured in "Domains". — Full Story

News  Nov 24th 20155th Year B.Arch. Student Supports Syrian Refugees

Majed Abdulsamad posts appeal on IIT Syrian Student blog.  — Full Story

News  Nov 20th 2015BRICK 2015 Fundraiser

Rocco Buttliere (B.Arch.) to take LEGO Chicago skyline to London's BRICK 2015 — Full Story

News  Nov 20th 2015IIT Alum's project featured in Crain's

Katherine Darnstadt's Latent Design and City of Chicago create Activate's Boombox. — Full Story

News  Nov 17th 2015IIT Giving Day

Perkins + Will donated $10,000 to CoA Scholarship Fund when we met the Galvin Challenge — Full Story

News  Nov 13th 2015Bosco Verticale Best Tall Building

Awarded "Best Tall Building Worldwide" in S. R. Crown Hall at CTBUH Award Ceremony & Dinner — Full Story

News  Oct 30th 2015Sean Keller in MIT Technology Review

Article from online journal arXiv.org explores self-assembling granular material — Full Story

News  Oct 29th 2015Monika Thadhani on BD+C's 40 Under 40 List

Named "influential intellectual" and "emerging star" in AEC industry. — Full Story

News  Oct 28th 2015AIA Design Excellence Awards

Faculty and Board among AIA Chicago Design Excellence Awards. — Full Story

News  Oct 16th 2015Architecture Faculty are Nayar Prize Finalists

Three IIT Architecture faculty on team selected as one of three finalists for $1 million Nayar Prize. — Full Story

News  Oct 13th 2015Conor O'Shea in Architectural Record

Architectural Record lists Conor O'Shea as part of "Chicago's Next Generation." — Full Story

News  Oct 6th 2015CTBUH wins Turner Prize

CTBUH awarded 2015 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction — Full Story

News  Sep 30th 2015CoA-sponsored Kiosk in Chicago Biennial

CoA faculty and MCHAP.emerge winner Pezo von Ellrichshausen design Lakefront Kiosk. — Full Story

News  Sep 24th 2015MLA Director's Sketchbook in TCLF Auction

Ron Henderson contributes sketchbook to the Cultural Landscape Foundation silent auction. — Full Story

News  Sep 24th 2015Phyllis Lambert Inducted into IIT Hall of Fame

Founder of the Canadian Centre of Architecture honored for contributions to architecture and IIT. — Full Story

News  Sep 11th 2015CARBONskin

CARBONskin is an exploration of curtain wall design and construction using carbon fiber. — Full Story

News  Sep 3rd 20152015 Burnham Prize: Currencies of Architecture

Professor Martin Kläschen, CAC co-President, announces Burnham Prize Competition Extension — Full Story

News  Aug 29th 2015Marshall Brown Chosen for 2016 Venice Biennale

One of twelve to produce projects for specific sites in Detroit as part of US Pavilion. — Full Story

News  Aug 27th 2015Joseph Clarke Guest Edits Grey Room

Special issue of history and theory journal focuses on "Acoustic Modernity" — Full Story

News  Aug 14th 2015New Faculty Announced

Frances Bronet, Ron Henderson and Lluis Ortega join faculty — Full Story

News  Jul 22nd 2015Peter Lindsay Schaudt

A message from Dean Wiel Arets on the passing of Peter Lindsay Schaudt — Full Story

News  Jul 16th 2015CoA Students Honored in AIA Chicago Awards

Sepideh Asadi Jouzani and Melina de Oliveira recognized for "Detroit Market Hall" — Full Story

News  Jul 15th 2015"Urban Wood" project featured on WGN Radio

WGN's "Outside the Loop" airs program on Prof. Paul Pettigrew's "Urban Wood" project — Full Story

News  Jun 24th 2015Indonesia Design/Build Studio

Two-semester studio builds local hospital in Central Java Province. — Full Story

News  Jun 22nd 2015Berlin++ Summer Program

Students are touring architecture in 11 European cities. — Full Story

News  Jun 8th 2015Third Year's LEGO city in ChicagoInno

Third year student Rocco Buttliere was interviewed by Chicago Inno. — Full Story

News  May 1st 2015AIA Chicago Small Project Awards

CoA Faculty honored in AIA Chicago Small Project Awards — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2015CoA Alumni is LVMH Prize Finalist

Virgil Abloh, CoA alumni and founder of fashion label "Off-White", is among the eight finalists of LVMH Prize 2015. — Full Story

News  Apr 17th 2015IIT Faculty in Chicago Biennial

IIT Architecture faculty part of inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial — Full Story

News  Apr 14th 2015Thomas Kearns Launches Bit Space

Bit Space is a youth center for after-school and summer programs to introduce students to design, engineering and technology. — Full Story

News  Mar 2nd 2015Spring 2015 Awards

The Spring 2015 Awards applications are open. — Full Story

News  Feb 26th 2015CoA Presents at Conference on Beginning Design Students

CoA faculty presented at the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student at the University of Houston. — Full Story

News  Feb 24th 2015Students Design Englewood Business Accelerator

Adjunct Assistant Professor Monica Chadha and five students help design Englewood Business Innovation Center. — Full Story

News  Feb 5th 2015Spring & Summer Travel Programs

Study in Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands in 2015 — Full Story

News  Jan 29th 2015Budding Architects Visit S. R. Crown Hall

Students and teachers from GEMS World Academy Chicago visited S. R. Crown Hall and created imaginative renderings of towns and houses. — Full Story

News  Jan 23rd 2015Louis Vuitton SPARK Award Semi-Finalists Announced

Six student projects selected as Semi-Finalists for Louis Vuitton SPARK Award 2015. — Full Story

News  Jan 19th 2015PhD Program Hosted Chinese Delegation

PhD Program hosted delegation of Chinese architects and landscape architects. — Full Story

News  Jan 14th 2015Amanda Williams in Chicago Sun-Times

Adjunct Associate Professor Amanda Williams' neighborhood design intervention, "color theory," is featured in Chicago Sun-Times. — Full Story

News  Jan 9th 2015Dean Arets in Argentinian magazine PLOT

Dean Wiel Arets' work, including the revitalization of IIT Architecture, is featured in Argentinian architecture magazine PLOT. — Full Story

News  Dec 5th 2014Fall 2014 Studio Final Reviews

A collection of images from Fall 2014 studio final reviews. — Full Story

News  Oct 29th 20143D Printing as New Means for Case Studies

Studio Associate Professor Alphonso Peluso and His Students Use 3D Printing for Research and Analysis of Case Studies.  — Full Story

News  Oct 23rd 2014Inaugural MCHAP Awards Announced

Inaugural winners of MCHAP 2000-2008 and MCHAP 2009-2013 at a benefit award dinner honoring the seven finalists held at S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Oct 10th 2014CTBUH 2014 Best Tall Buildings Symposium and Awards Ceremony

Center for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 2014 Best Tall Buildings Symposium and Awards @ Hermann Hall and S. R. Crown Hall on 11/6 — Full Story

News  Oct 4th 2014CoA Students Exhibit Work Created from Storm-Damaged Trees

Furniture created from storm-damaged trees -- designed and fabricated by CoA Arch 447 Architecture & Furniture students -- on view through October 18th at 132 Main Street in West Chicago — Full Story

News  Sep 11th 2014CoA Faculty on Architect Magazine's 2014 "Top 50" Firms

John Ronan and Carol Ross Barney among IIT Architecture faculty on Architect Magazine's annual list of top 50 architectural firms. — Full Story

News  Aug 27th 2014Louis Vuitton SPARK Award Winner Celebrated in Chicago

Inaugural Louis Vuitton SPARK Award winner featured with installation in the Louis Vuitton store at 919 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago. — Full Story

News  Aug 14th 2014VOA, SOM Collaborative Studios featured in the Cloud

New offerings in the Cloud Studios this year include a studio led by architects of VOA and three studios in collaboration with SOM, among several other exciting prospects. — Full Story

News  Aug 13th 2014IIT Cloud Studios Join The Why Factory at TU Delft

Among the Cloud Studio offerings this year is our new traveling studio titled "Farm Blocks: Urban Architecture Beyond Cliches" lead by Winy Maas of MVRDV, and hosted at The Why Factory(T?F) of the Delft University of Technology.  — Full Story

News  Jul 24th 2014FIBERwave PAVILION wins Morpholio Future Voices Competition

Studio Associate Professor Alphonso Peluso and his students' carbon fiber FIBERwave PAVILION wins the Morpholio Future Voices competition. — Full Story

News  Jul 9th 2014Inaugural MCHAP Finalists Announced

Seven finalists announced at a public event in Santiago, Chile. — Full Story

News  Jun 24th 2014Inaugural MCHAP "Outstanding Projects" Announced

Shortlist of 36 built works selected from 225 nominees; finalists to be announced on July 9th from Santiago, Chile. — Full Story

News  Jun 13th 2014Dean Arets featured in Financial Times

Dean Wiel Arets featured in Financial Times article on homes designed with dramatic water features. — Full Story

News  Jun 5th 2014CoA PhD Candidate wins ARCC/King Medal

Architecture PhD Candidate Peng Du Awarded ARCC/King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Research — Full Story

News  May 30th 2014CoA Grad Wins Art Institute of Chicago Fellowship

IIT College of Architecture Graduate Ryan Gann Wins The Schiff Foundation Fellowship — Full Story

News  May 21st 2014Inaugural MCHAP.emerge Winner Announced

Award for Emerging Architecture goes to Poli House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen at a benefit dinner, featuring Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, held at IIT’s S. R. Crown Hall on Tuesday, May 20th. — Full Story

News  May 13th 2014Assoc. Professor Frank Flury and students win AIA Small Project Award for Barnsworth project

The exhibition space next to the Farnsworth House Visitors’ Center in Plano, Illinois,  designed and built by IIT Architecture students under the aegis of Prof. Flury’s Design-Build studio, won a Special Recognition award from AIA Chicago. — Full Story

News  May 10th 2014Louis Vuitton SPARK Award Finalists Honored and Recipient Named

Piotr Matejczyk was named the recipient of the inaugural Louis Vuitton SPARK award for his project, Re-Thinking the (Hyper)Loop.  — Full Story

News  May 1st 2014MCHAP Nominees Announced

Wiel Arets, Dean of the College of Architecture at IIT and Dirk Denison, Director of MCHAP and MCHAP.emerge, have announced 265 nominees for the two inaugural prizes. — Full Story

News  May 1st 2014CoA Students Receive Honorable Mention in International Competition

Three IIT College of Architecture students, Dhaval Gadani, Louis Peragallo, and Christian Pereda, were recognized by the Gulf Architecture Biennial for an honorable mention in its Hormuz Bridge International Competition. — Full Story

News  May 1st 2014MLA Director Marshall Brown on Presidential Libraries in Metropolis

Assistant Professor and Master of Landscape Architecture Director Marshall Brown’s article on the increasingly contentious commentary from pundits about the Obama Presidential Library Commission, was recently published in Metropolis Magazine. — Full Story