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News  Sep 30th 2022Lecture: Territories of Territory Extraction with Drawing Agency of New York

S. R. Crown Hall will host a lecture from Drawing Agency, an architectural practice based in New York on Friday, October 7. The lecture, “Territories of Territory Extraction,” focuses on the international trade in Southeast Asia waterways, particularly around Singapore. — Full Story

Lectures  Sep 26th 2022Lecture: Deborah Berke, Deborah Berke Partners of New York

IIT College of Architecture invites everyone for a lecture from Deborah Berke, founder of Deborah Berke Partners and dean of the Yale School of Architecture, on Wednesday, September 28, at S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Sep 26th 2022Lecture: Marlon Blackwell, Principal of Marlon Blackwell Architects

IIT College of Architecture welcomes Marlon Blackwell, principal of Marlon Blackwell Architects (MBA) and a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, for a lecture on Wednesday, October 5, at S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

Featured  Sep 22nd 2022Containing the Flood: Dam Project Clinches MCHAP.emerge Award

The Colosio Embankment Dam project by Taller Capital, which marks a unique intersection of infrastructure and architecture, has earned the 2022 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) Emerging Practice Award. — Full Story

News  Sep 21st 2022Fall 2022 Lecture and Event Series

The College of Architecture invites anyone interested to learn from experts and professionals in this fall’s lecture series. All events will be hosted in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

Events  Sep 9th 2022MCHAP TO HOST ‘THE MEETING ON EMERGING PRACTICE’

On Tuesday, 20 September, a conversationwith the four MCHAP.emerge 2022 finalists will be held in person at Mies van der Rohe’s S.R. Crown Hall. Free and open to the public. Register at WWW.MCHAP.CO/ — Full Story

Events  Sep 9th 2022MCHAP.EMERGE 2022 AWARDS DINNER

On Wednesday, 21 September, the MCHAP.emerge award dinner will be held at Mies van der Rohe’s S.R. Crown Hall. Four finalists’ winner projects will be presented by their designers and the winner of MCHAP.emerge 2022 will be announced. Tickets available at WWW.MCHAP.CO/ — Full Story

News  Sep 8th 2022Regenerative Cities: Students Around World Search Beyond Sustainable Future

Creating a sustainable future by understanding how cities function at various scales is this year’s theme for the sixth annual International Graduate Student Symposium, organized by IIT College of Architecture Ph.D. students. Paper submissions are being accepted now.  — Full Story

News  Sep 1st 2022MCHAP ANNOUNCES FINALIST PROJECTS BY EMERGING PRACTICES

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) announces four finalist projects by emerging practices across the Americas for MCHAP.emerge 2022.  — Full Story

News  Aug 29th 2022Architecture Graduates Win Schiff Foundation Award for São Paulo House Project

Two recent IIT College of Architecture graduates received the Schiff Fellowship for Architecture from the Art Institute of Chicago for a project that they completed last spring.  — Full Story

News  Aug 16th 2022Two Architecture Students Receive AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship

Two IIT College of Architecture students received the 2022 AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship, which is meant to be “an opportunity to attract and retain diverse, talented young professionals in Chicago and recognizes the value of new and unique voices in the profession.” — Full Story

News  May 17th 2022Mass Housing in Europe, U.S. Shape Local Social and Economic Narrative

S. R. Crown Hall will host a symposium, “Housing Blocs: Ordinary Modernism Across the Atlantic,” on May 20–21, with national and international speakers examining how mass housing compares between the United States and Europe. — Full Story

News  May 13th 2022Two IIT Architecture Students Win Chicago Women in Architecture Scholarships

IIT College of Architecture graduates Vassiliki Demakis (B.Arch. ’22) and Vrittany Salais (M.Arch., M.L.A. + Urbanism ’22) were selected as winners of the 2021 Chicago Women in Architecture Gertrude Lempp Kerbis Scholarship.  — Full Story

News  May 13th 20222022 IIT College of Architecture Spring Award Winners

Winners for the IIT College of Architecture spring 2022 awards were announced on Friday, May 13, during a virtual ceremony. — Full Story

News  May 4th 2022Commencement 2022

Commencement will be held in person on the university’s Mies Campus for the first time since 2019, with the college ceremony beginning at noon CDT. The college ceremony will take place in S. R. Crown Hall on the university’s campus and also can be viewed online. — Full Story

News  May 3rd 2022Perimeters: IIT Architecture Open House Showcases Student Work

The IIT College of Architecture 2022 Open House exhibit, Perimeters, marks the return to a physical display of the student work in S. R. Crown Hall while continuing to extend globally through the college’s online exhibit. — Full Story

News  Apr 29th 2022New Book, Exhibits Celebrate Renowned Photographer, Author of Modern Architecture

Professor of Architectural History and Cultural Heritage Michelangelo Sabatino collaborated with Italian professor Angelo Maggi to publish a book, G. E. Kidder Smith Builds: The Travel of Architectural Photography, that details the life of G. E. Kidder Smith, a noted photographer of modern architecture.  — Full Story

Events  Apr 14th 2022A CONVERSATION WITH BETSY DAMON

The 2022 Caldwell Lecture WATER TALKS, scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, will be presented by Betsy Damon, an American artist who has been at the forefront of women’s, LGBT, and environmental rights. — Full Story

Events  Apr 8th 2022A Conversation with Philippe Block

On Monday, April 18, the College of Architecture will host Philippe Block, a professor at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zurich, for a lecture.  — Full Story

Featured  Apr 7th 2022A Conversation with Gustavo Utrabo

On Wednesday, April 13, the College of Architecture will host Gustavo Utrabo, Victor A. Morgenstern Family Visiting Chair Lecture, for a lecture co-sponsored by Brazil Consul General. — Full Story

News  Apr 6th 2022College of Architecture to Host Ruth Baumeister for Lecture

On Friday, April 8, the College of Architecture will host Ruth Baumeister, an author, architect, and professor of history and theory of architecture at Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. — Full Story

News  Mar 24th 2022Lincoln Park Condo Renovation, Silicon Valley Tech Installation Put IIT Architecture Faculty in the Public Eye

Two IIT Architecture faculty members recently received notice in national publications for projects they worked on through their professional studios.  — Full Story

News  Mar 21st 2022Young College of Architecture Alumni Honored for Projects Focused on ‘Community Impact’

Alzira Maldonado Protsishin (M.ARCH. ’14) was selected as the American Institute of Architects Chicago’s Dubin Family Young Architect Award for 2021 for being a “creative, well-educated, eloquent, committed, multilingual architect” who has designed community-impacting projects.  — Full Story

News  Mar 16th 2022Shaping the Future of Chicago: Faculty Named Among Top 50 Designers

Architects and designers from IIT College of Architecture have shaped the Chicago skyline since the college’s founding, and their efforts continued to be recognized in 2021, including in Newcity Magazine’s list of top cultural influencers. — Full Story