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


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

News  Mar 1st 2022Visiting Chair in Architecture Honored for Sustainable Nut-Processing Facility in Amazon Rainforest

With a focus on sustainable, inclusive, and adaptive architecture, Gustavo Utrabo’s work has positively impacted the communities he has served and has won accolades from the global architecture community, including a 2020–21 Holcim Award.  — Full Story


On Wednesday, February 16, the College of Architecture kicked off its spring lecture series with a panel discussion exploring the legacy of John W. Moutoussamy (ARCH ’48), an alumnus of Illinois Institute of Technology and a pioneering Black architect. The event was held inside the iconic S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

Events  Feb 25th 2022Alumni Event: Mies Crown Hall Prize Americas Book Launch and Exhibition Opening

Join IIT College of Architecture on Wednesday, March 23, for a book launch, panel discussion, and exhibition launching the latest cycle of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP), beginning at 3:30 p.m. at S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Feb 21st 2022Annual Peter Schaudt Lecture to Be Given by Ellen Neises

On Wednesday, February 23 the College of Architecture will host landscape architect Ellen Neises for its annual Peter Schaudt Lecture. Neises is the Laurie Olin Professor of Practice in Landscape Architecture at Weizmann School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania, and the executive director of PennPraxis, the school’s center for applied research. — Full Story

News  Feb 16th 2022Rising Up: New Program Takes Multidisciplinary Approach to the Creation of Skyscrapers

Illinois Institute of Technology Partners with Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to Debut First-of-Its-Kind Master’s Program in High-Rise Design — Full Story

News  Feb 3rd 2022Panel: The Legacy of John Moutoussamy

The College of Architecture will kick off its spring lecture series on Wednesday, February 16 with a panel discussion exploring the legacy of John W. Moutoussamy (ARCH ’48), an alumnus of Illinois Institute of Technology and a pioneering Black architect.  — Full Story

  Feb 3rd 2022New Faculty Book Shines Light on a Design Icon’s Overlooked Architecture

Today, many know Italian architect Carlo Mollino for his furniture designs. Comparatively, Mollino’s architecture remains less known. — Full Story

News  Feb 1st 2022Spring 2022 Events and Lectures

The legacy of John Moutoussamy, Ellen Ellen Neises, the return of MCHAP, and much more. — Full Story

News  Feb 1st 2022​College of Architecture to Host Exhibiting Architecture 2022

This sneak peek at the year-end Open House show puts on display projects from the college’s Master of Architecture program. — Full Story

News  Jan 6th 2022College of Architecture Launches Rowe Fellows Program

Rowe Fellows will spend two years teaching in the college while they pursue a funded research project intended to advance the study of the built environment across a number of issues, ranging from architecture, urbanism, and landscape architecture, to structures, building systems, professional practice, and more. — Full Story

News  Dec 14th 2021​A Detailed Generator, a Reclaimed Power Plant, and More: Faculty and Alumni Win Big at AIA Design Excellence Awards

This year, continuing a years-long run, Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture faculty members and alumni walked away with an impressive collection of Citations of Merit and Honor Awards. — Full Story