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News  Aug 27, 2014
Louis 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 14, 2014
VOA, 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 13, 2014
IIT 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 24, 2014
FIBERwave 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 12, 2014
Fifth Annual LEGO City Day

Nearly one thousand guests attend event at S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Jul 9, 2014
Inaugural MCHAP Finalists Announced

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

News  Jun 24, 2014
Inaugural 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 13, 2014
Dean Arets featured in Financial Times

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

News  Jun 5, 2014
CoA 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 30, 2014
CoA Grad Wins Art Institute of Chicago Fellowship

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

News  May 21, 2014
Inaugural 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 13, 2014
Assoc. 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 10, 2014
Louis 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 1, 2014
MCHAP 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 1, 2014
CoA 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 1, 2014
MLA 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

News  Apr 24, 2014
New Miami and Revised Chicago Pocket Guides Illustrated by John DeSalvo

Studio Associate Professor John DeSalvo’s latest in a series of architectural guides, Pocket Guide to Miami Architecture, was released in March by W.W. Norton & Company, New York.  — Full Story