News  Nov 21st 2022Taking Tall Buildings to the Next Level with New College of Architecture Program

IIT College of Architecture, in partnership with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), has launched a new, one-of-a-kind program that addresses rapid urbanization and its most prominent architectural feature: the tall building. The Master of Tall Building and Vertical Urbanism program welcomed its first students this fall. — Full Story

News  Nov 15th 2022Acclaimed Alum and Innovator Jim DeStefano Passes Away

IIT College of Architecture mourns the passing of James DeStefano (ARCH ’61), a supportive and outstanding member of the alumni community, on August 30, 2022, at the age of 84. — Full Story

News  Nov 15th 2022Don’t Demolish History: New Faculty Member Advocates Adaptive Reuse

Where some people see an abandoned building as an annoyance or something to be demolished, Assistant Professor of Architecture Ryan Roark sees an opportunity. Roark, who joined IIT College of Architecture at the beginning of the fall 2022 semester, is interested in the adaptive reuse of older and historic structures. — Full Story

News  Nov 14th 2022Book Launch: Who Is the City For? Architecture, Equity, and the Public Realm in Chicago

Join the authors of Who Is the City For? Architecture, Equity, and the Public Realm in Chicago—written by longtime Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin and with photography by Lee Bey, a renowned architectural photographer, author, Chicago Sun-Times architecture critic, and IIT College of Architecture adjunct faculty member—for a book launch and discussion at S. R. Crown Hall on Monday, November 21, co-sponsored by American Institute of Architects Illinois. — Full Story

News  Nov 11th 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  Nov 3rd 2022The Power of Water: Initial Rowe Fellow to Study ‘Disparities’ It Highlights in Communities of Color

Akima Brackeen, IIT College of Architecture’s inaugural Jeanne and John Rowe Fellow, is studying the lack of access to water in majority Black neighborhoods across the city—and the struggles residents face because of it. — Full Story

News  Oct 27th 2022Panel Discussion: Women in Architecture

Join Pat Bosch, design director and principal at Perkins&Will, and Joan Soranno, design principal at HGA and fellow of the American Institute of Architects, in discussing women in the field of architecture. — Full Story

News  Oct 14th 2022Lecture: Chris T. Cornelius, Founding Principal of studio:indigenous

IIT College of Architecture will welcome Chris T. Cornelius, founding principal of studio:indigenous and chair of the Department of Architecture at the University of New Mexico, as part of the fall lecture series at S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Oct 10th 2022Lecture and Book Launch: Nader Tehrani, Principal of NADAAA

IIT College of Architecture invites everyone to join Nader Tehrani, founding principal of NADAAA and dean of Cooper Union’s Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, in a lecture and book launch of My House Is Better Than Your House on Wednesday, October 12, at S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

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

News  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

News  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


On Tuesday, 20 September, a conversation with 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


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


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

News  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

News  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

News  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

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


Join us at S. R. Crown Hall and meet our talented and exemplary architecture students and graduates to consider for internships, co-op experiences, or full-time employment. — Full Story

News  Dec 6th 2021​Cherry Blossom Season Comes Early Thanks to Professor’s Award-Winning Exhibition

“Sakura Orihon,” an exhibition by Professor and Master of Landscape Architecture + Urbanism Program Director Ron Henderson, received an Honors Award in Communications from the Rhode Island chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. — Full Story

News  Dec 2nd 2021Student-Built Community Center in Chile Honored for Socially Conscious Design

An architecture project designed and built by Illinois Institute of Technology students is the recipient of the American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter’s first Roberta Feldman Architecture for Social Justice Award Citation of Merit. — Full Story

News  Nov 22nd 2021College of Architecture Professor wins top design prize in Holland

An Amsterdam hotel designed by Wiel Arets—professor and former dean of Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture—was awarded the “The Best Dutch Building of the Year” by the country’s leading professional association for architects. — Full Story

News  Oct 27th 2021​Lecture: Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg, Founders of SO-IL

Hailing from two separate corners of the globe—Liu from Nanjing, China, and Idenburg from the Netherlands—the two maintain a diverse, global perspective that shows in their work. — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2021​Restoration of Mies-Designed Post Office Wins Faculty Member a Preservation Award

Adjunct Professor Aura Venckunaite played a crucial role in the "forensic" approach to the restoration of the Federal Center's post office. — Full Story

News  Oct 13th 2021Carol Ross Barney Wins National Design Award and Order of Lincoln

Given that Metropolis once dubbed the College of Architecture adjunct professor "Chicago's New Daniel Burnham," it's no surprise she's the recipient of major national and state awards. — Full Story

News  Sep 29th 2021Mark Sexton: Restoring Mies

On October 8 the College of Architecture will host “Restoring Mies,” a talk given by Mark Sexton, FAIA (B.ARCH. ’80).  — Full Story

News  Sep 27th 2021Faculty Create Video, The Finely Textured Canopy of Modernism, for French Exhibition

The video was commissioned by Arc en Rêve architectural center in Bordeaux, France, for the exhibition Arboretum: The Tree as Architecture. — Full Story

News  Sep 15th 2021University’s UFarm Grows With Help from Architecture Students

As urban areas becomes increasingly dense, can urban farming become increasingly dense too? — Full Story

News  Sep 10th 2021Guilherme Wisnik: Infinite Span

On Wednesday, September 22, the College of Architecture—with the support of the Consulate General of Brazil in Chicago—will host Guilherme Wisnik, an architectural and art researcher, curator, and associate professor at the School of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo.  — Full Story

News  Sep 3rd 2021​Architecture Students Recognized for Innovative Chinatown Market Design

M.ARCH. students Noah Donica and Zhiqiang Shi were awarded second place in the American Institute of Architects Chicago Chapter's Chicago Award in Architecture student competition. — Full Story

News  Aug 31st 2021College of Architecture Students, Faculty Are Finalists in Competition Reimagining an Iconic Chicago Building

When the state of Illinois announced its intent to sell Helmut Jahn’s 1985 James R. Thompson Center, the decision signaled peril for a building that has stirred passionate debate for years. — Full Story

News  Aug 25th 2021Student-Drafted Drawings of Minerals and Metals Building to Enter Library of Congress

Nearly 80 years after it was constructed, Minerals and Metals will become the first building from Illinois Institute of Technology to the Library of Congress through the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) program. — Full Story

News  Aug 23rd 2021Fall 2021 Lectures

This semester distinguished architects will present in-person and virtual lectures exclusively for the IIT Architecture Community. — Full Story

News  Aug 10th 2021Not One, but Three Architecture Students Receive AIA Diversity Scholarships

Fionn Hui (B.ARCH. 1st Year), William Manzanilla (B.ARCH. 3rd Year), and Hsu Myat Aung (M.S.ARCH. Candidate) received the awards for their achievements and dedication to the profession as young architecture students. — Full Story

News  Jun 14th 2021​Professor John Ronan’s “Poetic Pragmatism” Receives Fifth National AIA Award in Three Years

Ronan's Independence Library and Apartments seeks to distance itself from Chicago’s infamous history in the area of social housing by embracing the individual. — Full Story

News  Jun 4th 2021Student’s Competition-Winning Design Concept to be Built in Kenya

In just five days, Hyungdoo Youn (B.ARCH 4th Year) created a design for what will become a future educational center in the Kenyan village of Dzunguni.  — Full Story

News  Jun 2nd 2021Now Open: DesignIntelligence College Ranking Surveys

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the DesignIntelligence architecture school ranking program is resuming. We ask that our community—students, alumni, professionals, and colleagues from other institutions—evaluate us in the surveys that inform these rankings, which takes just a few minutes. — Full Story

News  May 17th 2021Architect and Building Scientist Irmak Turan to Join College of Architecture Faculty

Turan's research explores the interrelationship of building performance, human health, and real estate economics. — Full Story

News  May 15th 2021Commencement 2021

As the academic year comes to a close, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture welcomes graduates, their families, and friends to Commencement—hosted virtually—on Saturday, May 15, 2021 — Full Story

News  May 14th 2021Live: College of Architecture Virtual Open House

The exhibition’s name, PIXL, was inspired by the pixelation of our lives this past year, as digital environments replaced physical modes of interaction. — Full Story

News  May 14th 2021College of Architecture 2021 Spring Awards

It is with great pride that we present the following list of winners in our Spring Awards program, who distinguished themselves with their exceptional work. — Full Story

News  May 13th 2021​College of Architecture to Be Part of the 25th Docomomo National Symposium

For its 25th edition, the 2021 Docomomo National Symposium: Crossroads of Modern America will be taking place in Chicago. But while it will be hosted virtually because of COVID-19, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture will be one of the event’s hosts. — Full Story

News  May 12th 2021Commencement 2021: The Next Generation of Architects

Three B.ARCH. graduates speak about how they found architecture, their time at Illinois Institute of Technology, and what the future holds. — Full Story

News  May 10th 2021Remembering Influential Chicago Architect Helmut Jahn

German-born American architect Helmut Jahn, a former student at Illinois Institute of Technology, passed away on Saturday, May 8, at 81, after a bicycling accident near his suburban Chicago home. — Full Story

News  Apr 22nd 2021Architecture Student Wins Parklet Design Competition

The competition, hosted by both the American Institute of Architecture Students and building information modeling software provider Vectorworks, tasks architecture students across the United States with designing an addition to a sidewalk that creates a new attraction for pedestrians using the street.  — Full Story

News  Apr 19th 2021A Conversation With the Artistic Director of the Chicago Architecture Biennial

On Wednesday, April 21, the College of Architecture will present its inaugural Chicago Lecture, which features prominent members of the Chicago community. Joining us this semester will be David Brown, the artistic director for the fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. — Full Story

News  Apr 19th 2021College of Architecture Faculty Members Recognized by AIA For Excellence in Practice, Teaching, and Advocacy

The American Institute of Architects has announced its award winners for 2021, and among them are Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture Associate Studio Professor Jennifer Park and Adjunct Professor Tiara Hughes. — Full Story

News  Apr 12th 2021Panel: Dark Matter University and Anti-Racist Built Environments

On Wednesday, April 14 the College of Architecture will host Justin Garrett Moore and Shalini Agrawal, members of Dark Matter University, a democratic network of professionals working to create anti-racist outcomes in the built environment. — Full Story

News  Apr 9th 2021Reed Kroloff Named Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair

The university invests distinguished faculty members with endowed chairs in recognition of their academic excellence and leadership.  — Full Story

News  Apr 8th 2021College of Architecture Student Elected to International Board on Landscape Architecture Education

College of Architecture student Erik Schiller (M.ARCH.+M.L.A+U Candidate) has been elected student director for the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA). — Full Story

News  Mar 25th 2021A Discussion with one of the Architects Who Will Revitalize the Art Institute of Chicago

On Wednesday, March 31, the College of Architecture will host acclaimed Spanish architect Alberto Veiga, co-founder of the architecture firm Barozzi Veiga. — Full Story

News  Mar 18th 2021A Conversation With Rozana Montiel

Montiel’s practice specializes in architectural design, artistic re-conceptualizations of space, and the public domain, and on a wide variety of projects in different scales and layers that range from the city to the book, the artefact, and other micro-objects. — Full Story

News  Mar 11th 2021Panel: Emerging Brazilian Practices

The panel invites the architects behind two renowned Brazilian practices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro: Gustavo Utrabo, Pedro Rivera, and Pedro Évora. — Full Story

News  Mar 10th 2021Landscape Architecture Students Receive ILASLA Awards

Every year the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognizes high-achieving and active landscape architecture students for their contributions to the profession during their school years. For 2021 two Illinois Institute of Technology students are recipients: Jing Yao and Meg Schroeder. — Full Story

News  Mar 1st 2021Architecture Faculty, Current and Former, Produce Installation on “Architecture and Blackness” for MoMA

“Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America,” a first-of-its-kind exhibition featuring works by 10 architects, designers, and artists investigating the intersections of architecture and anti-Black racism in the United States. — Full Story

News  Feb 25th 2021A Conversation with Landscape Architect Mia Lehrer

Join us on March 3 for a lecture by renowned landscape architect and environmental advocate Mia Lehrer, FASLA, founder of Studio-MLA and internationally recognized for her progressive landscape design and advocacy for sustainable and people-friendly public spaces. — Full Story

News  Feb 23rd 2021Architecture and Landscape Architecture Come Together to Reimagine Closed Bronzeville Schools

A fourth-year architecture studio, led by College of Architecture professors Dirk Denison and Maria Villalobos Hernandez, seeks, in collaboration with Chicago Commissioner of Planning and Development Maurice Cox, to find new solutions through architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism to turn the unused schools into new opportunities. — Full Story

News  Feb 19th 2021Panel: Building Diversity in Professional Practice and Licensure

On Wednesday, February 24, the College of Architecture will host Kim Dowdell, Michael Armstrong, Renée Byng Yancey, and Ryan Gann for its first panel discussion of the spring 2021 semester. — Full Story

News  Feb 12th 2021Alfred Caldwell Memorial Lecture: Abel Rodríguez

Rodríguez is a renowned artist and an elder of the Nonuya, an indigenous group native to the Cahuinarí River in the Colombian Amazon. — Full Story

News  Feb 11th 2021Remembering Robert Krawczyk, College of Architecture Professor and Digital Design Pioneer

Robert “Bob” J. Krawczyk, designer, professor, and associate dean at Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture for 36 years, passed away on January 27. — Full Story

News  Feb 2nd 2021A Conversation with Colombian Architect Giancarlo Mazzanti

Mazzanti's work has become a reflection of the current social changes occurring in Latin America and Colombia, showing that good architecture manages to build new identities for cities, towns, and inhabitants. — Full Story

News  Jan 29th 2021IIT Architecture Student Receives Chicago Women in Architecture Scholarship

Amandeep Panach was recognized for her work on “Performing Lantern,” a proposal for a theater on a tract of land near Goose Island along the Chicago River. — Full Story

News  Jan 27th 2021Introducing the Spring 2021 Ph.D. Architectural Research Forum

For the spring 2021 semester, the Ph.D. program at the College of Architecture will host the Architectural Research Forum, a series of weekly talks presented by a number of distinguished experts, including a number of College of Architecture faculty and alumni, to give interdisciplinary discussions on the future of the city. — Full Story

News  Jan 26th 2021Spring 2021 Lectures

This semester, the College of Architecture will host Michael Murphy, Mia Lehrer, and many other distinguished architects and individuals for exclusive lectures and discussions. — Full Story

News  Jan 25th 2021​A Conversation with Michael Murphy, Co-Founder of MASS Design Group

The College of Architecture’s lecture series will kick off the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, January 27, by hosting a conversation with Michael Murphy, founding principal and executive director of MASS Design Group. — Full Story

News  Dec 22nd 2020Architecture Student is Finalist in National Drawing Contest

An animation by Yoojin Park was selected as one of the best architectural drawings of the year. — Full Story

News  Dec 15th 2020Congratulations to the Graduates of December 2020

The College of Architecture would like to extend its sincerest congratulations to 19 students of the bachelor, master, and doctorate programs who completed their programs at the end of the fall 2020 semester. — Full Story

News  Dec 10th 2020Faculty-designed Bridge Wins Award for Structural Engineering Excellence

The Dublin Link, designed by Assistant Professor Paul Endres and his firm EndresStudio, is remarkable for its single sculptural suspension tower and s-shaped pathway. — Full Story

News  Dec 9th 2020College of Architecture to Host Memorial of David Sharpe

On December 12 the College of Architecture will host a virtual memorial to honor the remarkable life and career of David Sharpe (B.ARCH. ’60; M.S. ARCH ’62), a College of Architecture alumnus and professor of nearly 50 years who passed away earlier this year. — Full Story

News  Dec 8th 2020Ron Henderson Featured in One of the ASLA's 'Best Books of 2020'

The book showcases the work of eight young landscape architecture practices whose optimistic explorations of material authenticity, everyday spaces, and local culture are shifting the discourse on landscape architecture in China. — Full Story

News  Nov 17th 2020Alumnus and Faculty Member Dawveed Scully Makes Crain’s 40 Under Forty List

The list names young professionals in Chicago who have made a significant impact on the city and its communities. — Full Story

News  Nov 16th 2020Student Lecture: The Social Consciousness of the Built Environment

This student-coordinated discussion will feature architecture and culture critic Kate Wagner; photographer, videographer, and visual artist Carlos Javier Ortiz; and architect, urbanist, and author Chris Marcinkoski. — Full Story

News  Nov 13th 2020The Next Generation of Architecture Academics

Seven recently graduated Ph.D. alumni have already started tenure-track professorships for the 2020 academic year at institutions the world over. — Full Story

News  Nov 9th 2020MLA+U Annual Peter Schaudt Lecture: Emergent Asian Landscapes

On November 11 the Master of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism program at the College of Architecture will host Yifeng Lin, Zhongwei Li, and Fu Yingbin for its annual Peter Schaudt Lecture. — Full Story

News  Nov 5th 2020Ph.D. Program to Host Its 5th Annual Research Symposium Virtually

Organized by students of the college’s doctoral program and titled “Human Behavior, Performance, and Built Environments,” the symposium will focus on the ways in which built environments impact human behavior and vice versa. — Full Story

News  Nov 4th 2020NOMASiit Receives Honorable Mention for Chapter of the Year

Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture’s chapter, NOMASiit, received an honorable mention for Student Chapter of the Year for its activity, student support, and contributions to the community.  — Full Story

News  Oct 29th 2020Barclay & Crousse: Landscapes of Intimacy

Peruvian architects Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse to present “Landscapes of Intimacy” for the college’s annual Victor A. Morgenstern Family Foundation Lecture.  — Full Story

News  Oct 26th 2020The Long View: A Conversation with Claudia Herasme and Lee Bey

Herasme and Bey will discuss questions of practice, design, and advocacy for and in the built environment, developed from their distinguished professional experience. — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2020Faculty Book Receives Allen G. Noble Book Award

Presented by the International Society for Landscape, Place & Material Culture, the award recognizes the best-edited book in the field of material culture published within the last two years. — Full Story

News  Oct 15th 2020A Conversation with Jeanne Gang

The College of Architecture invites its students, faculty, alumni, and extended community for a conversation with renowned architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang on Wednesday, October 21. — Full Story

News  Oct 14th 2020Reimagining Chicago’s Transit and Park System, College of Architecture Student and Alumnus Receive Burnham Prize

College of Architecture student Daniel Allen (B.ARCH. 4th Year) and recent graduate Blake Hageman (B.ARCH. ’20) were honored for their take on the Burnham Plan which addresses twenty-first century problems in the City of Chicago. — Full Story

News  Oct 12th 2020Modern in the Middle: Book Launch and Conversation with Professor Michelangelo Sabatino

The book details 50 Modernist homes in the greater Chicago area––many of them designed by IIT Architecture alumni––designed and built between 1929 and 1975. — Full Story

News  Oct 9th 2020Productora: Being the Mountain Book Launch

On October 14 the College of Architecture will host Productora––awarded the 2016 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Practice––for its launch of "Being the Mountain," which examines the relationship between architecture and the ground it occupies. — Full Story

News  Oct 1st 2020Professor John Ronan Receives National AIA Award for Library and Public Housing Design

Ronan's unique hybrid-use building is one of just four such buildings to receive the award for 2020. — Full Story

News  Sep 30th 2020Panel Discussion: Who Do We Serve?

This panel seeks to explore beyond the typical architect-client relationship, discussing the relationship the architecture practice has with the community at large. — Full Story

News  Sep 29th 2020Four College of Architecture Students Receive Inaugural NOMA Fellowship

In-San Chiang, Nimah Mohiuddin, Olaoluwapo Odukoya, and Tyler Sauter were among the first cohort of 30 architecture students nationwide to received the fellowship opportunity. — Full Story

News  Sep 22nd 2020Pedro Camarena Presents ‘Closing Cycles: Mexico City’

Camarena is the co-founder of LAAP Workshop and professor at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Camarena is an expert in ecological restoration, green infrastructure, and mobility. — Full Story

News  Sep 22nd 2020New Research Proposal to Improve Thermal Performance in Crown Hall While Preserving Originality

This interdisciplinary project between Armour College and the College of Architecture is unique in the melding of their respective disciplines to find a solution to a common preservation problem. — Full Story

News  Sep 15th 2020​A Conversation with Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi

The discussion will focus on Weiss/Manfredi’s work, particularly in the areas of urbanism, resilience, social justice, and health. — Full Story

News  Sep 14th 2020Fall 2020 Lectures

Jeanne Gang, Barclay and Crousse, and many other distinguished architects to present virtual lectures exclusively for the IIT Architecture Community. — Full Story

News  Sep 11th 2020Dining Pavilions Designed and Built by Students, Alumni, and Faculty Provide Social Distance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Designs by the Illinois Institute of Technology community provided improved and expanded outdoor seating options for South Side restaurants. — Full Story

News  Aug 28th 2020Emmanuel Pratt on Sweet Water Foundation and Community-Driven Design

On Wednesday, September 2 at 5 p.m., the co-founder of the Sweet Water foundation and MacArthur Fellow will give a virtual lecture on community-driven design. — Full Story

News  Aug 26th 2020NOMASiit Launches New Virtual Art Gallery

Based on the theme of “Equality and Humanity,” the exhibit is inspired largely by a summer of widespread protests and features over 40 works produced by College of Architecture students. — Full Story

News  Aug 24th 2020On the Right Track: College of Architecture Students Imagine Former Railways as Community Spaces

From using native plantings to remediate soil in post-industrial sites to building recreational infrastructure on the former railways, the proposals from architecture students aim to provide new opportunities and spaces for neighborhood residents. — Full Story

News  Aug 14th 2020Innovative Architecture Professor Peter Land Passes Away at 92

An expert in housing, urban planning, and structures for electrical energy generation, Peter Land contributed greatly to the program at the College of Architecture and the profession as a whole. — Full Story

News  Aug 3rd 2020After Publishing Fourth Issue, Prometheus Wins Award for Student Journals

The issue, edited by Mehdi Ashayeri (Ph.D. ’20) and Ezgi Bay (Ph.D. ’20), is centered on the research of high-performance and energy-efficient buildings and urban spaces. — Full Story

News  Jul 23rd 2020Architecture Student a Finalist in Competition to Reimagine an Iconic Bridge

The design imagines a bridge that prioritizes cyclists and foot traffic, while including biophilic elements.  — Full Story

News  Jul 16th 2020College of Architecture Faculty and Alumni Win Big at AIA Chicago Small Project Awards

This year several projects designed by Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture faculty members and alumni—who either lead or help run their respective practices—walked away with Citations of Merit or Honor Awards. — Full Story

News  Jul 14th 2020A Letter from the Dean

A message from Reed Kroloff on the future of diversity and inclusion at the College of Architecture. — Full Story

News  Jul 9th 2020College of Architecture Student Receives AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship

The scholarship, which hopes to promote diverse voices within the architecture profession by providing both financial support and a mentorship program, was awarded to Asiye Yükselen (ARCH 4th Year — Full Story

News  Jun 26th 2020Remembering David Sharpe, College of Architecture Professor for Nearly 50 Years

For decades Sharpe worked as an architect at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill while also teaching at Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, where he helped shape the college's renowned graduate program. — Full Story

News  Jun 16th 2020Faculty Architecture Project Wins AIA Award for Excelling in Sustainable Design

The Keller Center, renovated in part by College of Architecture faculty members David Woodhouse and Andy Tinucci, was a recipient of the 2020 AIA COTE Top Ten Awards. — Full Story

News  Jun 15th 2020New Faculty Book Details Chicago’s Modernist Homes, Many Designed by IIT Architecture Community

While Mies’ students and cohorts commonly worked on large-scale projects, many took their craft to the city’s residential neighborhoods and outlying suburban cities and villages. Their designs are detailed in Modern in the Middle, a new book co-authored by Michelangelo Sabatino. — Full Story

News  Jun 5th 2020Architecture Alumna Receives Honor for Doctoral Research

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium has recognized Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture adjunct faculty member Narjes Abbasabadi (Ph.D. ARCH ’19) with an honorable mention in the 2020 ARCC Dissertation Awards.  — Full Story

News  Jun 4th 2020The Architectural Problem of Working from Home

College of Architecture Studio Assistant Professor Leslie Johnson is teaching Conditions of Interiority, which aims to study dwellings and their varying typologies across the globe and throughout history in the context of a quarantined world. — Full Story

News  May 19th 2020Design Vanguard Recognition Awarded to College of Architecture Professor

Vladimir Radutny Architects, a Chicago-based firm founded and run by College of Architecture Adjunct Professor Vladimir Radutny, was one of ten firms worldwide recognized with the honor. — Full Story

News  May 16th 2020Our Commencement Ceremony Is Live

As the academic year comes to a close, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture welcomes graduates, their families, and friends to Commencement. — Full Story

News  May 15th 2020Open House 2020 and Award Winners Are Now Live

Though traditionally held in iconic S. R. Crown Hall, IIT College of Architecture’s Open House 2020 will be hosted as a fully digital experience that celebrates the work of our students. — Full Story

News  Apr 20th 2020 Biomedical Engineering, Architecture Students Collaborate to Develop Future of Prosthetics

Jennifer Sabatka, Tran Le, Edvin Nielsen Johansson and Ekerin Agboola are collaborating on a way to make affordable, high-performance prosthetics through 3D printing.  — Full Story

News  Mar 25th 2020Erin Conti Elected President of AIAS National Board

Following her graduation, Conti will serve a one-year term at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters, representing architecture students across the United States and beyond. — Full Story

News  Mar 24th 2020Summer 2020 Internship Opportunities

The College of Architecture’s faculty and students enjoy a longstanding relationship with professional practice in Chicago, a city with a vibrant history of innovation. For this reason, many professional firms are committed to providing unique internship opportunities specifically for our students. — Full Story

News  Mar 18th 2020An Important Update Regarding Spring 2020 Events

In light of the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all lectures and events at the College of Architecture will be suspended for the rest of the semester until further notice. — Full Story

News  Mar 5th 2020Professor Henderson to Lead Restoration of Cherry Trees at National Arboretum

He will lead the restoration of three of the National Arboretum's oldest cherry trees using an indigenous Japanese gardening practice. — Full Story

News  Mar 4th 2020Panel Discussion: Modes of Practice

On March 11 Benjamin Ball, Doris Sung, and Alison Von Glinow will participate in a moderated discussion and Q&A session that will reflect on their individual methods of practice and how they’ve leveraged their experiences beyond traditional architecture practice. — Full Story

News  Feb 25th 2020How Landscapes Benefit the Environment and Economy

A trio of peer-reviewed papers from College of Architecture Adjunct Professor Sarah Hanson and student Matthew Callone detail the environmental, economic, and social benefits of three landscape architecture projects in Chicago. — Full Story

News  Feb 21st 2020College of Architecture Student wins Chicago Women in Architecture Scholarship

Every year, the local nonprofit Chicago Women in Architecture awards a scholarship to a female architecture student in her final year of study. This year, College of Architecture student Nandin–Erdene Dashdondog took home top honors. — Full Story

News  Feb 14th 2020Thomas Roszak: College of Architecture Graduate Program Lecturer

Architect and College of Architecture Alumnus Thomas Roszak will be at S. R. Crown Hall on March 4 to discuss integrated project delivery. — Full Story

News  Feb 13th 2020Gregg Pasquarelli: Out of Practice

As a founding principal of SHoP, Pasquarelli has served as lead partner on many of the firm’s most prominent projects in New York City, including the Barclays Center, Pier 17, 111 West 57th Street, and the American Copper Buildings. — Full Story

News  Feb 3rd 2020Max Hisatake Is at Home in Crown Hall and on the Court

Architecture student Max Hisatake recently received national honors for his basketball skills, being named to the Men's Basketball Team of the Week on January 14. — Full Story

News  Jan 28th 2020AIAS Guest Lecturer: David Benjamin

David Benjamin is both the founding principal of The Living, as well as an associate professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. — Full Story

News  Jan 23rd 2020Kaplan Institute Wins National AIA Architecture Award

The building, designed by College of Architecture Professor John Ronan, is one of only eight buildings from across the world, and only one of three buildings in the United States, to be bestowed with the honor for 2020. — Full Story

News  Jan 14th 2020Lee Bey: Southern Exposure

On January 27 the College of Architecture will host acclaimed architecture photographer, writer, historian, and critic Lee Bey, who will present his book on the overlooked architecture of Chicago's South Side.  — Full Story

News  Jan 13th 2020​Mark Sexton, College of Architecture Alumnus, Elected to Illinois Tech Board of Trustees

As a trustee, Sexton joins a group of experts, community leaders, and business people in guiding the future of Chicago’s only tech-focused university. — Full Story

News  Jan 8th 2020Jong-Soung Kimm: Romanesque Architecture Photo Essay

Jong-Soung Kimm, a College of Architecture alumni and former dean, will present and discuss his new book, "Architect Jong-Soung Kimm’s Romanesque Architecture Photo Essay—Germany and Belgium." — Full Story

News  Jan 6th 2020Student Artwork at Illinois Tech Gets a Print Platform with the Publication of 'Cumulus'

The first issue is a 46-page collection of illustrations, painting, poetry, photography, and other artistic mediums, with more than 20 Illinois Tech students contributing. — Full Story

News  Dec 19th 2019AIA Chicago Gives Top Honors to College of Architecture Faculty Members

Brininstool+Lynch, co-founded by Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture Adjunct Professor David Brininstool, was named Firm of the Year Award, while Visiting Assistant Professor Jennifer Park received the Dubin Family Young Architect Award. — Full Story

News  Nov 25th 2019NOMASiit Students Place in National Design Competition

Every year the National Organization of Minority Architects organizes the Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition for its student chapters at architecture schools nationwide. This year, NOMASiit placed third among 39 competing schools. — Full Story

News  Nov 18th 2019AIA Chicago Foundation's Inaugural Diversity Scholarship Goes to Two Illinois Tech Students

The American Institute of Architects Chicago recently held its annual Designight where it celebrated its inaugural Diversity Scholarship and its first two recipients: Maria Hidalgo (B.ARCH. 4th Year) and Aman Panach (M.ARCH. 1st Year).  — Full Story

News  Nov 12th 2019College of Architecture Alumnus Wins ARCC King Student Medal

Daniel Whittaker's doctoral dissertation, “House Museums in Chicago" has earned him an Architectural Research Centers Consortium King Student Medal for 2019.  — Full Story

News  Nov 11th 2019Our Great, Great Wall

An art installation spearheaded by Illinois Institute of Technology Visiting Assistant Professor Jennifer Park, and completed with the help of 13 second-year Illinois Tech architecture students aims to explore the political implications of architecture.  — Full Story

News  Oct 28th 2019College of Architecture Ph.D. Program Launches Peer-Reviewed Journal

Called "Prometheus," the journal offers a comprehensive overview of research-in-progress presented at the Ph.D. program’s annual student-run symposium, and features the work of IIT Architecture Ph.D. students.  — Full Story

News  Oct 24th 2019Two College of Architecture Alumni Win AIA Film Challenge

Meriem Sakrouhi (B.Arch. ’16) and Mario Serrano (B.Arch. ’18), won the People’s Choice Award for their short documentary Learning Organisms, Floral Collectives. — Full Story

News  Oct 15th 2019College of Architecture to Host Launch of 'Avant-Garde in the Cornfields'

On November 11, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture will host the launch of "Avant-Garde in the Cornfields: Architecture, Landscape, and Preservation in New Harmony." — Full Story

News  Oct 14th 2019In a Recovering Puerto Rico, Architecture Students Build One-Room Schoolhouse

For the second year in a row, College of Architecture Associate Professor Frank Flury and a group of undergraduate students traveled to Loiza, Puerto Rico to aid in the town's rebuilding. — Full Story

News  Oct 11th 2019College of Architecture Students Win Award for Design Reimagining Chicago’s South Works

Pimpakarn Rattanathumawat and Botao Sun's "Power of Place" proposes a unique structure as a solution to a contaminated building site. — Full Story

News  Oct 10th 2019Clive Wilkinson: The Theatre of Work

During the lecture, Wilkinson will discuss his new book, "The Theatre of Work," which focuses on the evolution of the way we work and the office spaces we inhabit.  — Full Story

News  Oct 8th 2019College of Architecture Faculty Named ISTC ‘Researcher to Know’

Professor Rahman Azari was named one of the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition’s top researchers for his contributions to sustainable innovation.  — Full Story

News  Aug 26th 2019Introducing "Shapeshift: Design @ Illinois Tech"

Amidst worldwide celebrations of the Bauhaus centennial in 2019, Shapeshift will honor the remarkable–yet largely unknown–Bauhaus legacy created in Chicago by the Institute of Design and the College of Architecture. — Full Story

News  Aug 25th 2019​College of Architecture to Host Inaugural International Research Forum with SOM Foundation

An exploration and celebration of engineering and architecture, featuring presentations from some of the greatest minds in architecture, engineering, and design. — Full Story

News  Aug 23rd 2019Fall 2019 Lectures and Events

An SOM Symposium honoring legendary structural engineer Bill Baker, an exhibit on featuring photographs of 11 Mies-designed buildings, and much more. — Full Story

News  Aug 22nd 2019Gary Hilderbrand: Living Surface

Landscape architect Gary R. Hilderbrand will present the annual Peter Schaudt Lecture. The lecture is a part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s Urban Future initiative, which promotes research contributing to the development of smarter and more sustainable cities. — Full Story

News  Aug 21st 2019Introducing 'South Side Modern: IIT and the Building of Chicago'

Illinois Tech is proud to introduce "South Side Modern: IIT and the Building of Chicago," a book and workshop that detail the university's impact, both positive and negative, on Chicago’s cityscape. — Full Story

News  Aug 8th 2019Tom Jacobs: Creative Activism Now

On September 16, as part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s upcoming Shapeshift design festival, Adjunct Professor Tom Jacobs will present “Creative Activism Now."  — Full Story

News  Aug 1st 2019'Smuggling Architecture' Takes a Critical Look at Suburban Housing

Adjunct Professor Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow, co-founders of the architecture firm Kwong Von Glinow, have been chosen as the College of Architecture’s summer artists in-residence for 2019. — Full Story

News  Jul 22nd 2019Illinois Tech Students Receive AIA Chicago Honorable Mention

M.Arch. students Alexander Aparicio, Qin Lu, and Yilie Wang were recognized for their "Contour Island" project, which imagines a sprawling public and manufacturing space north of Goose Island. — Full Story

News  Jul 15th 2019MIES Project Explores Modernist Architecture Through Reflections, Photography

Since 2012, Arina Dähnick has photographed 11 Mies-designed buildings. Starting September 25th, her photos will be on display in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Jul 3rd 2019Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio to Receive Visitor’s Center Designed by John Ronan

Illinois Institute of Technology Professor John Ronan and his eponymous, Chicago-based architecture firm designed a visitor's center for Frank Lloyd Wright's historic home and studio in Oak Park, Illinois. — Full Story

News  Jun 28th 2019College of Architecture Faculty Wins AIA National Small Projects Award

The American Institute of Architects recognized a Michigan Avenue loft project led by faculty member Vladimir Radutny with a National Small Projects Award. — Full Story

News  Jun 27th 2019Illinois Tech Student Wins IL-ASLA Outstanding Student Award

The American Society of Landscape Architects’ Illinois chapter recognized Illinois Institute of Technology alumna Jiaming “Jamie” Sun by honoring her with an Outstanding Student Award. — Full Story

News  Jun 20th 2019Hamburg Semester Abroad Fall 2019

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of Hamburg and Chicago's sister city relationship, College of Architecture Adjunct Professor Martin Kläschen will lead his second semester abroad to Germany’s second-largest city during fall 2019. — Full Story

News  Jun 18th 2019Mies-Designed Bailey Hall to Receive Overhaul by Dirk Denison Architects

Slated for completion by the fall 2020 semester, the new-and-improved Bailey Hall will receive a holistic update to its mechanical, structural, and interior elements. — Full Story

News  May 7th 2019John Kriegshauser to Retire After 29 Years at Illinois Tech

With 29 years under his belt, Kriegshauser will be retiring from his post as Materials Lab supervisor at the end of the 2018–19 academic year, though he will stay on as an adjunct associate professor.  — Full Story

News  May 3rd 2019OPEN HOUSE SPRING 2019

On May 10 Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture will welcome the public to S. R. Crown Hall to attend its annual Open House exhibition. — Full Story

News  May 3rd 2019Commencement 2019

As the academic year comes to a close, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture welcomes graduates, their families, and friends to commencement at S. R. Crown Hall on May 18, 2019 — Full Story

News  May 3rd 2019Illinois Tech Alumna Receives Honorable Mention from ARCC

Alumna Alia Fadel received an honorable mention from the Architectural Research Centers Consortium for her doctoral research at Illinois Tech in biophilic design. — Full Story

News  May 1st 2019Susan Conger-Austin Wins Excellence in Teaching Award

Susan Conger-Austin, assistant dean and studio professor at Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, has received an Excellence in Teaching Award for her outstanding contributions to the College of Architecture. — Full Story

News  Apr 18th 2019Illinois Tech Students Reimagine the Farnsworth House with Shipping Containers

On the North Shore, where the stock of affordable homes is low, students look to the iconic Miesian home for a solution. — Full Story

News  Apr 10th 2019IIT Architecture 2019 summer internships

Internships with leading firms available exclusively to IIT Architecture students        — Full Story

News  Apr 9th 2019Exploring the Current State of Multifamily Housing

To better understand multifamily housing in North America and to brainstorm improvements, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture will host the public workshop platformMIDDLE: Architecture Housing for the 99%. — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2019Get Advice On Landing Your First Architectural Internship

Members of the College of Architecture’s Board of Advisors will be hosting a question-and-answer session with students on April 10. They will offer students advice on how to land their first architecture internships and launch their careers, while answering other burning questions from the student body. — Full Story

News  Mar 28th 2019Illinois Tech Student Participates in Norman Foster Workshop

Illinois Institute of Technology undergraduate Joseph Fujinami was one of ten students across the globe selected to participate in the Norman Foster Foundation Digital X Workshop in Madrid. — Full Story

News  Mar 28th 2019CoA Gathering for Diversity and Inclusion

The College of Architecture is excited to announce the formation of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, a transparent group within the college striving to create mindfulness and awareness about diversity, equity, and inclusion both on the Illinois Tech campus and in the architecture profession.  — Full Story

News  Mar 22nd 2019Celebrate Mies' 133rd Birthday

On March 28 the Mies van der Rohe Society will host the 133rd birthday party for architectural icon Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, which coincides with the 100th anniversary year of the founding of Bauhaus. — Full Story

News  Mar 20th 2019IIT Students Tour Some of China's Greatest High-Rises

In January 2019 Illinois Institute of Technology’s advanced architecture studio embarked on a trip to Shenzhen, China, for an immersive tour of many of China’s most notable skyscrapers, including Pearl River Tower and Ping An Finance Center. — Full Story

News  Mar 19th 2019Saša Begović: AIAS Guest Lecture

The American Institute of Architecture Students at Illinois Tech is proud to present Saša Begović, founding partner and principal architect at Croatian architecture firm 3LHD, as its guest lecturer for spring 2019.  — Full Story


Lauded structural engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, and MacArthur Fellow John Ochsendorf will be presenting “Space, Time, and Structure” at S. R. Crown Hall in the center core on April 11.  — Full Story

News  Mar 19th 2019Reliving Bauhaus Through VR and Photography

In the coming weeks, students, faculty, staff, and the public can relive Bauhaus as it was during the '20s and '30s through both a virtual reality experience and a photography exhibit.  — Full Story


On April 4 Seung H-Sang, one of South Korea’s most prominent architects and chief commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Architecture Policy for South Korea, will be giving a lecture at S. R. Crown Hall in the lower core. — Full Story

News  Mar 14th 2019MURRAY FRASER: A World of Architectural History

Murray Fraser, British architect and professor at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, will be presenting his lecture “A World of Architectural History” at S. R. Crown Hall in the center core on April 8. — Full Story

News  Mar 12th 2019ILLINOIS TECH GIVING DAY 2019

Giving Day is your opportunity to help us do something great for our students and Illinois Tech. In years past we have raised nearly $900,000 for the university from over 1,000 donors. — Full Story

News  Mar 7th 2019Remembering Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche, an Irish-born, Pritzker Prize-winning architect deeply influential to the American post-war architectural landscape, died on March 1, 2019. — Full Story


EMANUELE COCCIA will deliver the Alfred Caldwell Lecture, "The Life of Plants," on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall   — Full Story

News  Feb 27th 2019Ron Henderson named Artist-in-Residence by National Park Service

Henderson, Professor and Director of MLA+U Program, selected as 2019 Artist-in-Residence by National Park Service — Full Story


M.Arch student Adam Fogel elected AIAS Vice President and ACSA Student Director  — Full Story

News  Feb 21st 2019PANEL: Phil Enquist & MARTIN MOELLER

Phil Enquist & Martin Moeller will deliver presentations as part of a panel discussion on Mon., March 4, at 2:00 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Feb 14th 2019Prof. Henderson's exhibition re-opens at U.S. National Arboretum

"Sakura Orihon: Diary of a Cherry Blossom Journey" on view Feb. 16 – Apr. 7, 2019    — Full Story


All degree programs have been officially designated as STEM fields of study  — Full Story

News  Feb 14th 2019COA/IIT SPRING 2019 CAREER FAIR

COA/IIT Career Fair is Feb. 28, 2019 in Hermann Hall  — Full Story

News  Feb 11th 2019​Students launch Art x Architecture Gallery

IIT Architecture students create space to explore the relationships between architecture and art   — Full Story


Liz Zaczek will discuss the work of IIT Architecture alumna Florence Knoll (BS ARCH ’41) on April 3, 2019.   — Full Story

News  Feb 5th 2019MIXED MEDIA: Bauhaus + IIT

IIT Architecture and IIT Institute of Design celebrate the centenary of the Bauhaus  — Full Story


Gina Pollara will deliver a lecture on Thur, Feb 21 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall      — Full Story

News  Feb 1st 2019IIT Awarded NSF Grant

MLA+U Director and Prof. Ron Henderson's project receives National Science Foundation SES Grant  — Full Story


Prof. Sarah Hanson and MLA candidate Matt Callone selected for LAF's 2019 Case Study Investigation program  — Full Story

News  Jan 24th 2019Lecture: Sasa RADULOVIC & Johanna Hurme

Sasa Radulovic & Johanna Hurme will deliver a lecture on Jan 28, 6 p.m., at S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Jan 23rd 2019Exhibiting Architecture opens at S. R. Crown Hall

Lecture by Ann Lui, exhibition opening, and panel discussion on strategies for exhibiting architecture  — Full Story

News  Jan 22nd 2019Grant Award for Urban Waters: CHICAGO – HAMBURG

HCU Hamburg and IIT Architecture project awarded a grant from the State of Hamburg    — Full Story

News  Jan 14th 2019Spring '19 Lectures & Events

Spring 2019 lectures & events announced        — Full Story

News  Dec 17th 2018IIT ARCHITECTURE STUDENT wins Chicago Women in Architecture award

M.ARCH student Junghyo Woo awarded first place for her Bridgeport Innovation Center project  — Full Story

News  Dec 11th 2018​IIT Architecture Joins the LafargeHolcim Foundation

IIT Architecture is now an associated university of the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction — Full Story

News  Nov 21st 2018Poetry & Place: Edith Farnsworth

Edith Farnsworth and Italy | Dec. 6, 6p.m. | Italian Institute of Culture   — Full Story


November 16, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall, Center Core   — Full Story


Third year studio project wins SOFA CONNECT student competition  — Full Story

News  Nov 3rd 2018LECTURE: Vittorio Pizzigoni

Vittorio Pizzigoni will deliver a lecture "baukuh" on Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall  — Full Story


The third International Graduate Student Symposium of the PhD Program at IIT Architecture | November 16-18, 2018  — Full Story

News  Oct 26th 2018LECTURE: Woodhouse Tinucci Architects

Woodhouse Tinucci Architects will deliver a lecture on Monday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Oct 25th 2018​Remembrance of Peter Carter

Join IIT Architecture to celebrate Carter's life and work | Oct. 27, 3 p.m. at S. R. Crown Hall  — Full Story

News  Oct 23rd 2018PRODUCTORA: On Topography Symposium & Exhibition Opening

Roundtable discussion and exhibition opening of PRODUCTORA's work on Friday, November 9th starting at 5pm in S. R. Crown Hall Upper Center Core. — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2018Lecture: Dr. Wolf Tegethoff

Tegethoff will deliver a lecture, "Inside-Out: Mies van der Rohe’s Country House" on October 29 at 1 p.m. — Full Story

News  Oct 18th 2018Lecture: Takaharu Tezuka

Takaharu Tezuka will deliver a public lecture on October 19 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall | 5:30 p.m. Reception   — Full Story

News  Oct 11th 2018MCHAP 2018 Winner Announced

Edificio E, Universidad de Piura by Barclay & Crousse Architecture wins the MCHAP 2018 cycle at the MCHAP 2018 Symposium and Award Dinner at S. R. Crown Hall on October 10th, 2018. — Full Story

News  Oct 10th 2018LIVESTREAM: MCHAP Symposium & Awards Announcement

Watch the MCHAP Symposium & Awards livestream from S. R. Crown Hall | October 10, 2018     — Full Story

News  Oct 4th 2018"Urban Waters" Cooperation Exhibition Opening

Friday, October 5 @ S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Sep 26th 2018​Studio Assoc. Professor Schachman awarded Graham Foundation Fellowship

Fieldwork Collaborative Project's "Public Park" documentary awarded 2018 Fellowship  — Full Story

News  Sep 24th 2018CTBUH 2018 Student Research Competition Winner Announced

“Curtain Wall Façade for Water Collection on Tall Buildings” by B. ARCH student Joseph Pinto wins competition   — Full Story

News  Sep 22nd 2018COA/IIT FALL 2018 CAREER FAIR

COA/IIT Career Fair is Sept. 27 in Hermann Hall, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.    — Full Story

News  Sep 18th 2018MCHAP Symposium & Award Benefit Dinner

 2018 Symposium & Award Benefit Dinner | Wednesday, October 10, 2018  — Full Story

News  Sep 5th 2018Lecture: Janet Echelman

Visiting Professor Janet Echelman will deliver a lecture on September 24 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall   — Full Story

News  Sep 4th 2018IIT Architecture students receive 2018 ALSA Student Award

MLA+U students Jamie Sun and Yu Si recognized for Jazz Fence project  — Full Story


PhD Program Architecture Research Forum Lectures Announced    — Full Story

News  Aug 29th 2018Professor Ron Henderson to speak at 2018 World Landscape Architects Forum

Henderson will lecture at the 2018 WLA Forum in Beijing — Full Story

News  Aug 24th 2018Fall '18 LECTURES AND EVENTS

Fall 2018 Lectures and Events Announced   — Full Story

News  Aug 21st 2018Lecture: Toru Mitani

Landscape Architect Toru Mitani will deliver the Peter Schaudt lecture on September 12 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall  — Full Story

News  Aug 21st 2018From There to Here: Krueck + Sexton Architects

IlT Architecture, Mies van der Rohe Society and IIT Alumni Association invite you to join for the conversation with Krueck + Sexton Architects  — Full Story

News  Aug 20th 2018Help Conserve Artifacts from the Mecca Flat

Donate to the Mecca Flat Artifact Conservation Fund (and add a piece to your own collection).  — Full Story

News  Aug 19th 2018M.Arch Students Awarded the AIA Chicago Award in Architecture

Junghyo Woo, Keigo Yamazaki, and Graham Bowman received the first prize in the AIA juried student competition.   — Full Story

News  Aug 14th 2018Professor Kultermann receives AIAS Educator Honor Award

Associate Dean of University and Academic Affairs and Associate Professor Eva Kultermann was awarded a 2018 AIAS Educator Honor Award.   — Full Story

News  Aug 11th 2018Painting Toward Architecture: The Work of Harry Seidler

Painting Toward Architecture is a touring exhibition examining the work of Australia’s most prominent architect of the twentieth century, Harry Seidler. — Full Story


On Sunday July 29, MCHAP announced the six finalists for the 2018 Prize. Watch the video. — Full Story

News  Jul 23rd 2018Shared History: The Mecca Flat Revealed at IIT Architecture

Illinois Institute of Technology and the College of Architecture are thrilled to announce the recent recovery of architectural elements and artifacts from Mecca Flat. — Full Story

News  Jun 19th 2018Barbara Kasten Residency at IIT Architecture

IIT Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Society, and Bortolami Gallery welcome Chicago-based artist Barbara Kasten for a month-long residency at S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Jun 19th 2018Dean Sabatino to Lecture at Elmhurst Art Museum

Dean Michelangelo Sabatino will deliver a lecture entitled "MODERN IN THE MIDDLE: Residential Architecture in Chicago & Suburbs, 1929-1975" at the Elmhurst art Museum on Saturday, July 21st at 1:30pm. — Full Story

News  Jun 14th 2018Woodhouse Tinucci Receives AIA Small Project Award

The firm received an award for their Rosewood Park Beach Improvements project.  — Full Story

News  Jun 12th 2018Adjunct Prof. Lap Chi Kwong's Firm Wins Architectural League of New York Prize

Adjunct Professor Kwong Von Glinow was named the recipient of the 2018 Architectural League of New York Prize for Young Architects + Designers — Full Story

News  Jun 1st 2018Adjunct Prof. Carol Ross Barney to Deliver Keynote at NeoCon

Adjunct Prof. Carol Ross Barney to Deliver Keynote Marquee Presentation at 2018 Neo Con | Wed June 13th | 9:30am  — Full Story

News  May 22nd 2018IIT Architecture studio receives AIA Small Project Honor Award

IIT Architecture Students from the studio of Prof. Frank Flury receive AIA award.  — Full Story

News  May 21st 2018IIT Architecture Students Awarded Schiff Fellowship

Jong Nyoung Park and Jordan Widjaja (BArch '18) named recipients of Schiff Foundation Fellowship for Architecture. — Full Story

News  May 14th 2018Celia Bertoia: The Design, Sculpture and Philosophy of Harry Bertoia

IIT Architecture Chicago and Docomomo US/Chicago present Celia Bertoia | May 17 | Carr Chapel  — Full Story

News  May 14th 2018MCHAP Hosts Event at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

MCHAP Hosted a Panel Talk with Kenneth Frampton, Ricky Burdett, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Florencia Rodriguez, Vedran Mimica, and Dirk Dension  — Full Story

News  May 13th 2018Open House Spring 2018

Student Open House 2018 | On View thru May 17 | 5pm | S.R. Crown Hall  — Full Story

News  May 13th 2018Celia Bertoia on the Design, Sculpture and Philosophy of Harry Bertoia

On May 17th Celia Bertoia, daughter of Harry Bertoia, delivered a lecture on her late father's life and work in Carr Chapel  — Full Story

News  May 12th 2018IIT Architecture Board Names Three New Members

IIT Architecture Board of Advisors welcomes Jen Clune, Chandra Goldsmith Gray and Cierine Nicolas.  — Full Story

News  May 12th 2018COMMENCEMENT 2018 VIDEO

Watch the video of IIT Architecture's 2018 Commencement Ceremony — Full Story


The third International Graduate Student Symposium of the PhD Program at IIT College of Architecture | November 17, 2018  — Full Story

News  May 2nd 2018CTBUH 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference | May 30th & 31st | Radisson Blu Hotel at Aqua Tower — Full Story

News  May 1st 2018COMMENCEMENT 2018

IIT Architecture Commencement 2018 will begin at noon, Saturday, May 12, in S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Apr 30th 2018Research in Progress: Architects of Atelier Nishikata Visit IIT

Hirohito Ono and Reiko Nishio of Atelier Nishikata visited the IIT College of Architecture in April 2018.  — Full Story

News  Apr 29th 2018Victoria Post Ranney to Receive Honorary Degree From IIT

Noted Olmsted scholar Victoria Post Ranney is slated to receive an honorary degree from IIT on May 12  — Full Story

News  Apr 29th 2018Illinois Tech Team Places Second in DOE Race to Zero Student Design Competition

An interdisciplinary team of Illinois Tech students from the Armour College of Engineering and the College of Architecture finished second in the 2018 Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition. — Full Story

News  Apr 29th 2018 IIT Architecture Students Receive CSI & HACIA Scholarships

Four IIT Architecture Students awarded with scholarships from the CSI Chicago Chapter and HACIA — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2018MLA STUDENT NAMED LAF Olmsted Scholar

Zhimin ‘Emily’ Yang recognized as 2018 LAF Olmsted Scholar — Full Story

News  Apr 20th 2018MCHAP.emerge WINNER ANNOUNCED

Rozana Montiel Estudio de Arquitectura (Mexico City) named the winner of the 2018 MCHAP.emerge Prize  — Full Story

News  Apr 17th 2018Prof. Frank Flury Receives the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award

IIT College of Architecture Professor Frank Flury is the recipient of the 2018 Board of Trustees Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. — Full Story


Rebecca A. Buchmeier (M.ARCH ’06) is the 2018 Recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award | Ceremony April 20 — Full Story

News  Apr 7th 2018MCHAP.emerge Symposium & Award Dinner

MCHAP.emerge Symposium & Award Dinner | April 12   — Full Story

News  Apr 5th 2018Dean Sabatino appointed to advisory board of docomomo Journal

Dean Sabatino recently appointed to advisory board of the Modern Movement periodical, Docomomo Journal. — Full Story

News  Apr 4th 2018Thomas Dyja's Lecture on Alfred Caldwell

Thomas Dyja delivered the inaugural Alfred Caldwell Lecture, “The Caldwell Farm: A Sense of Himself in Forty Acres,” on Wednesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. Watch the full lecture here. — Full Story

News  Apr 4th 2018Prof. John Ronan Shortlisted in UCD’S FUTURE CAMPUS COMPETITION

University College Dublin & Malcolm Reading Consultants revealed the shortlist of teams for the Future Campus International Design Competition.  — Full Story

News  Apr 3rd 2018Professor Scott Mehaffey Named Executive Director of Farnsworth House

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced April 6 that Scott Mehaffey has been selected as Executive Director of the Farnsworth House. — Full Story

News  Apr 2nd 2018Ryan Gann (B. Arch '14) Receives AIA 2018 Associates Award

Ryan Gann (B. Arch '14) named recipient of the 2018 American Institute of Architects Associates Award — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2018Dean's Lecture: Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson will deliver a lecture entitled "Topographies" | April 4 at 6pm | S.R. Crown Hall  — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2018Investiture of John Ronan, the John and Jeanne Rowe Endowed Chair in the College of Architecture

Investiture of John Ronan | May 8 | McCloska Auditorium — Full Story


Larry Keeley will deliver the Morgenstern Chair Lecture on designing cities that help citizens get past the gig economy, April 17 | 6pm — Full Story

News  Mar 31st 20182018 Symposium on Preservation Challenges of Modernist Structures

April 21 | The Association of Preservation Technology, Western Great Lakes Chapter in collaboration with DOCOMOMO US/Chicago and the IIT College of Architecture hosts the 2018 Symposium, "Preservation Challenges of Modernist Structures" — Full Story

News  Mar 30th 2018Peter Land: Retrospective

Peter Land: Retrospective | On view thru April 10 — Full Story

News  Mar 30th 2018MLA+U Students to Receive IL-ASLA Awards

Two MLA+U students recognized with IL-ASLA awards. — Full Story


The Hardelot Elizabethan Theatre takes the Wood in Architecture Award for 2017 — Full Story

News  Mar 29th 2018The Role of Carbon Management in Creating a Pathway to Sustainability Symposium

Role of Carbon Management in Creating a Pathway to Sustainability | April 13 | McCormick Tribune Campus Center  — Full Story

News  Mar 29th 2018AIA Chicago Magazine cover story Spotlights diversity at IIT with I-NOMA

"Chicago Architect" talks to the Illinois chapter of the National Organization for Minority Architects about Project Pipeline — Full Story


Thomas Dyja will deliver a lecture on Alfred Caldwell | March 28 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Mar 26th 2018Carly Coulson (B ARCH '97) Featured in IIT Magazine

Coulson discusses the Disappear Retreat, the Passive House Institute, and sustainability in her practice.   — Full Story


An IIT Alumnus Builds: Jong Soung Kimm's Realized Work | March 23 @ 2pm — Full Story


George Baird will deliver the SOM Lecture On Architecture and Urbanism on March 21 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Mar 9th 2018IIT M ARCH GRADUATE VIRGIL ABLOH NAMED Men’s Artistic Director for Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton welcomes Virgil Abloh as its new Men's Artistic Director. — Full Story


Join us to celebrate Mies van der Rohe's birthday | March 22 at Crown Hall — Full Story


MCHAP announces list of thirty-one outstanding 2018 projects — Full Story

News  Mar 7th 2018Alfred Caldwell and the Performance of Democracy: Archives and Events

Alfred Caldwell and the Performance of Democracy programming is supported by a generous grant from the Graham Foundation, and will run from early Spring through Fall of 2018 — Full Story


RESCHEDULED: Assistant Professor Alla Vronskaya will lecture on Anti-Architectures of Self-Incurred Immaturity | April 2 @ 2pm — Full Story


Four finalists for MCHAP.emerge named.  — Full Story


Assistant Professor Maria Counts has been elected Regional Director of Region 5 for the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. — Full Story


Rahman Azari will lecture on "Complexities in Quantification and Modeling of Embodied Energy and Carbon Emissions of Buildings" | March 21 @ 2pm — Full Story


Prof. Henderson exhibit "Sakura Orihon: Diary of a Cherry Blossom Journey" at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum — Full Story

News  Mar 5th 2018Pilsen Arte Arquitectura Cultura Roundtable

IIT College of Architecture to co-host a conversation about Art, Architecture and Culture from Pilsen | April 11  — Full Story


The modernist organization launches a new website.  — Full Story


5th year IIT architecture student Junru Xu awarded CWA Scholarship  — Full Story


Prof. Henderson to exhibit work in "Seeing Cherries" at Dumbarton Oaks — Full Story

News  Mar 2nd 2018Dean Sabatino Appointed to Docomomo US Board

Dean Sabatino joins the Docomomo US Board of Directors — Full Story


Lluis Ortega, Paul Andersen, and David Salomon will discuss "The Total Designer" | March 19 @ 2pm — Full Story


Join us for the MCHAP Exhibition + Party on March 2 | 5:30pm  — Full Story


Asst. Professor Maria Counts delivers a keynote speech at the Wisconsin American Society of Landscape Architects Spring 2018 Conference — Full Story


Francesco Marullo will deliver a Cloud Talk on "Jungle" on Feb 28 @ 2pm — Full Story


RESCHEDULED: John DeSalvo and Judith Paine will appear in conversation to discuss “The Illustration of Architecture" | March 2 @ 2pm  — Full Story


Sean Keller will lecture on his new book, "Automatic Architecture" | March 5 @ 2pm — Full Story


Ricky Burdett will deliver the MCHAP Lecture: Shaping Cities | Wed., Feb. 28 @ 6 p.m. — Full Story

News  Feb 21st 2018ITALIAN DESIGN DAY 2018

Italian Design: A Success Story a Lecture by Rodrigo Rodriquez | Mon., Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story


Fernando Romero will deliver the SOM Lecture On Architecture and Urbanism on Feb. 21 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Feb 19th 20182018 MCHAP AWARD CYCLE BEGINS

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2018 public events series announced  — Full Story

News  Feb 18th 2018AUTHOR LECTURE: Vedran Mimica | FEB 19 @ 2pm

Vedran Mimica will deliver a lecture on his new book, "The Berlage Affair,” on Mon, Feb 19 @ 2pm in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Feb 13th 2018AUTHOR LECTURE: MARTIN FELSEN | FEB 16 @ 2pm

Martin Felsen will deliver a lecture, "Bowling,” on Fri, Feb 16 @ 2pm in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story


IIT Architecture Spring 2018 lectures and programming  — Full Story



News  Jan 25th 2018​Charged Grounds: Places for People

Exhibition opens Jan. 29, 2018 | Lecture Feb. 12, 2018 at 6 p.m. — Full Story

News  Dec 20th 2017Holiday Gospel Celebration Video

A conversation about the National Museum of Gospel Music on the former site of Pilgrim Baptist Church was followed by a Gospel concert on Dec 8, 2017, in S. R. Crown Hall. Watch the video now. — Full Story

News  Dec 15th 2017Mies and the City Roundtable Video

Watch the video now — Full Story


Fri, Dec 8 | conversation about the National Museum of Gospel Music on the former site of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Bronzeville, followed by a Gospel concert and reception — Full Story


New book by Martin Felsen asks: why do contemporary architects counter huge crises with small ideas?  — Full Story

News  Nov 9th 2017 Dean Sabatino's lecture "Beyond Wilderness"

Sabatino spoke about the Canadian design attitude during the 20th century at the University of Toronto. Watch the video now.   — Full Story

News  Nov 1st 2017Dean Sabatino in IIT Magazine

Sabatino considers his vision for the college now as interim dean of the College of Architecture  — Full Story

News  Oct 31st 2017John Vinci: Life & Landmarks Video

Watch the video and see photos from the John Vinci: Life & Landmarks event   — Full Story

News  Oct 26th 2017Architecture of Dance and Music

Monday, Nov 13 at 5 p.m., featuring a presentation by Dr. Cynthia Vranas and performance by Dr. Venetia Stifler with CDI/Concert Dance Inc.   — Full Story

News  Oct 19th 2017Crossing Paths: the MTCC Competition, 20 Years Hence

Exhibition on display in the Graham Resource Center, and Round table in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

News  Sep 21st 2017FALL 17 LECTURES SERIES

IIT Architecture's Fall '17 Lecture Series and Fall '17 Cloud Talks have been announced — Full Story

News  Sep 19th 2017Peluso and COA Students' Work Featured at ''Future of Composites''

Studio Ass. Prof. Alphonso Peluso and students featured at first '‘Future of Composites in Construction’' Conference — Full Story

News  Sep 7th 2017COA/IIT FALL 2017 CAREER FAIR

COA/IIT Career Fair is Sept. 21 in Hermann Hall and S.R. Crown Hall — Full Story


James Wines will lecture on "Arch-Art - Conduit to Context," Wednesday September 13 at 6pm in S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Aug 24th 2017 Landscape Architecture in Chicago Panel Discussion

Prof. Ron Henderson co-moderates a discussion on Landscape Architecture at S. R. Crown Hall on Monday, Sept. 11.  — Full Story

News  Aug 23rd 2017MCHAP/CAB TÊTE-A-TÊTE

IIT Architecture will host a panel discussion on the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial Opening weekend on Saturday, Sept. 16  — Full Story

News  Aug 8th 2017Chicago: The City That IIT Built

Over the past 100 years Illinois Tech faculty and alumni have designed Chicago’s skyline, and transformed the city's natural and built environments.  — Full Story

News  Jun 5th 2017Prof. Henderson presents "The Driverless City" in Beijing

Prof. Ron Henderson, Director of the MLA+U Program, recently delivered a presentation on "The Driverless City" in Beijing. — Full Story

News  May 16th 2017IIT Faculty Awarded AIA Chicago Small Project Awards

Prof. Vladimir Radutny's eponymous firm, and Prof. Martin Felsen's firm, UrbanLab, had winning projects honored as part of the 2017 AIA Chicago Small Project Awards. — Full Story

News  May 15th 2017Prof. Ortega Publishes "The Total Designer"

Prof. Ortega publishes "The Total Designer," a reflection on the relationship between technology and creation. — Full Story

News  May 5th 2017Open House Spring 2017

IIT Architecture's Open House, part of two days of end-of-year programming, exhibits and celebrates academic work from undergraduate and graduate studios. — Full Story

News  May 5th 2017Commencement 2017

IIT Architecture Commencement 2017 will begin at noon, Saturday, May 13, in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  May 5th 2017GRC Restores Koolhaas' MTCC Model

In honor of the McCormick Tribune Campus Center Competition’s 20th anniversary, the Graham Resource Center will host a pre-Open House ceremony to unveil the restoration of Rem Koolhaas' winning presentation model. — Full Story

News  May 4th 2017Prof. Henderson to Moderate Panel at "Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities" Symposium

Professor Ron Henderson, FASLA, Director of the MLA+U Program and Senior Fellow of Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, will moderate a panel, "Urban Forest," at the "Landscapes of Pre-Industrial Cities" Symposium held May 5-6 at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC. — Full Story

News  Apr 28th 2017Prof. Krawczyk's Work Featured in Rapid3D Conference Art Gallery

The 3D-printed work of Prof. Krawczyk will be featured in the Rapid3D Art Gallery at the 3D: Printing, Scanning, and Additive Manufacturing Conference. — Full Story

News  Apr 26th 2017Open Now: "America's Best Architecture & Design Schools" Survey

The annual DesignIntelligence survey, "America's Best Architecture & Design Schools," is open for participation. — Full Story


Incoming IIT Architecture graduate students were invited to the 2017 Admitted Graduate Student Weekend. — Full Story


Phyllis Lambert, Founding Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, offers an appreciation of the life and work of architect Peter Carter (1927-2017). — Full Story

News  Apr 24th 2017Cloud Talk Video: Sonja Lebos

Sonja Lebos delivered the SOM Architecture and Urbanism Cloud Talk on "Film & Architecture" on Mon., April 3, 2017 in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Apr 19th 2017Dean's Lecture Series Video: Yvonne Farrell

Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects, delivered a lecture on Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Apr 19th 2017Henderson's "City Walk" Selected for Big Jump

City Walk Providence, the seven-mile "long and narrow" urban landscape project in Providence, Rhode Island, by Ron Henderson/L+A Landscape Architecture, has been selected for The Big Jump Project.  — Full Story

News  Apr 18th 2017 Chicago Schools: Authors, Audiences, and History

"Chicago Schools: Authors, Audiences, and History," the 2nd International Graduate Student Symposium, will be hosted by the IIT College of Architecture PhD Program in partnership with the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial. — Full Story

News  Apr 14th 2017"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" Student Exhibition

"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...," is an exhibition of student work that acts as an architectural provocation coupling contemporary and canonical works. — Full Story

News  Apr 12th 2017The Turn Center Studio

For the second year in a row, Prof. Kultermann is leading a studio to design a community services center in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. — Full Story

News  Apr 12th 2017Cloud Talk Video: Vivian Manasc

Vivian Manasc delivered a Cloud Talk, "Net Zero Urban Architecture In Extreme Climates," on Wed., Sept. 28, 2016 in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Apr 10th 2017Dean's Lecture Series Video: Laurie Olin

Laurie Olin delivered the Peter Schaudt Lecture as part of the College of Architecture Dean's Lecture Series on Wed., Nov 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story


David Solomon delivered a Cloud Talk on "Aesthetic Infrastructure" on Fri., Nov. 4, 2016. Watch the video now.  — Full Story

News  Apr 3rd 2017Prof. Ronan Recipient of 2017 Arts and Letters Award

Prof. John Ronan was recently named a 2017 Architecture Award Winner from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. — Full Story

News  Mar 29th 2017Prof. Sabatino Awarded with Terra Foundation Grant

PhD Program Director Michelangelo Sabatino is part of a team that received a Terra Foundation grant for a public seminar, "Chicago: City of Design and Commerce, 1890-1990." — Full Story

News  Mar 29th 2017CLOUD TALK: Sonja Lebos

Sonja Lebos will deliver the SOM Architecture and Urbanism Cloud Talk on "Film & Architecture" at 2 p.m. on Mon., April 3 in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Mar 28th 2017Prof. Chadha On Obama Presidential Center Exhibition Design Team

Adjunct Assistant Professor Monica Chadha, founder of the firm Civic Projects, was recently selected as a member of the Obama Presidential Center exhibition design team. — Full Story

News  Mar 27th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Wiel Arets

Wiel Arets, Dean of IIT College of Architecture and Principal of Wiel Arets Architects, will deliver a lecture on 'Making,' Mon., April 3 at 6 p.m. in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Mar 23rd 2017CLOUD TALK: Benjamin Romano

Benjamín Romano will deliver the Cloud Talk, "Integrating Flow and Energy in High Rise Structures. Torre Reforma.," at 2 p.m. on Fri., March 31 in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Mar 22nd 2017Dean’s Lecture Series: Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners will deliver a lecture on Wed., March 29 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Mar 20th 2017CLOUD TALK: Kelly Shannon

Kelly Shannon will deliver the SOM Architecture and Urbanism Cloud Talk, "Settling Waters, Design Agency for Environmental & Social Justice," at 2 p.m. on Mon., March 27 in S.R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Mar 15th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Josep Lluis Mateo

Josep Lluis Mateo will deliver a lecture on Fri., March 24 @ 6pm in S.R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Mar 14th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Peter Wirtz

Peter Wirtz will deliver a lecture on Wed., March 22 @ 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Mar 13th 2017Dean's Lecture Series Video: Junya Ishigami

Junya Ishigami delivered a lecture on Tues., Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall as part of the Spring 2017 Dean's Lecture Series. — Full Story

News  Mar 9th 2017 IIT Faculty in 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Marshall Brown, Martin Felsen, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, PRODUCTORA selected as participants of 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial — Full Story

News  Mar 6th 2017Prof Denison and Provost Bronet in Newcity's Design 50

Dirk Denison and Frances Bronet named leaders of Chicago’s design scene — Full Story

News  Feb 20th 2017CLOUD TALK: ​​Javier Arpa

Javier Arpa will deliver a Cloud Talk on Collective Housing on Fri., Feb. 24 @ 2 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Feb 16th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Junya Ishigami

Junya Ishigami of junya.ishigami+associates, will deliver a lecture on Tues., Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Feb 16th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Hani Rashid

Hani Rashid of Asymptote Architecture, will deliver a lecture on Wed., Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall.  — Full Story

News  Feb 15th 2017Dean's Lecture Series: Yvonne Farrell

Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, 2014/15 MCHAP Finalist, will deliver a lecture on Wed., Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Feb 9th 2017Spring 2017 Dean's Lecture Series

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


Curated by Michelangelo Sabatino with PhD students; watch a video of the opening now  — Full Story

News  Feb 9th 2017Prof. Wood and Prof. Du Speak at 2017 AIA Convention

Profs. Antony Wood and Peng Du will participate in AIA discussion, "Urban vs. Subruban: What's Truly Sustainable?" — Full Story


MLA+U Director Ron Henderson receives Providence Preservation Society Award for CITY WALK  — Full Story


Lambert turns 90 and celebrated with exhibition — Full Story

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


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


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 16th 2016Dean's Lecture Series: Laurie Olin

Laurie Olin will deliver the Peter Schaudt Lecture as part of the College of Architecture Dean's Lecture Series on Wed., Nov 16, 2016 @ 6 p.m.  — Full Story


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


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 Symposium and Award Dinner

LIVESTREAM STARTING @ 11:30 a.m.Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in S. R. Crown Hall.  — 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 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 2016Bronzeville Dream Center Winner Announced

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