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News  Sep 20th 20232023 Fall Lecture Series: Marilyne Andersen, Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design

Hear how architecture and engineering meet building performance through sunlight at 5 p.m. on October 4. — Full Story

News  Sep 20th 2023Maria A. Villalobos Hernandez Named Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

Associate Professor Maria A. Villalobos Hernandez plans to foster environmental and social justice in new role. — Full Story

News  Sep 12th 20232023 Peter Schaudt Lecture in Landscape Architecture: Elizabeth Meyer, University of Virginia

Meyer will speak about the role of environment and sustainability in architecture at 5 p.m. on September 20 as part of the annual Peter Schaudt Lecture in Landscape Architecture. — Full Story

News  Sep 7th 2023Bringing Biomaterials to Buildings: Curtains First Step to Eco-Friendly Future

Assistant Professor of Architecture Ryan Roark delves into the use of biomaterial in architecture. — Full Story

News  Aug 31st 20232023 Fall Lecture Series: Karen Lutsky and Sean Burkholder

The two speakers will explore navigating the changing Great Lakes landscape at noon on September 11. — Full Story

News  Aug 28th 20232023 Fall Lecture Series: Feda Wardak, French-Afghan artist, architect-builder

The independent artist and researcher will highlight how public policy abandonment affects communities at noon on September 6. — Full Story

News  Aug 22nd 2023Back from Berlin with Award-Winning Ideas

Cecilia Charney (B.ARCH ’23) was awarded a Schiff Foundation Fellowship for her project combining public bathhouses and apartments in downtown Berlin. — Full Story

News  Aug 16th 2023Bridging Chicago and New York State with Material Reuse Architecture

Visiting Assistant of Architecture Dillon Pranger's gathering and viewing project on the former Woodstock Music Festival grounds earned awards celebrating sustainable thinking. — Full Story

News  Aug 16th 20232023 Fall Lecture Series: SANAA founders Kazuyo Sejima, Ryue Nishizawa

Pritzker Prize awardees Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, will speak about their acclaimed international work at Tokyo-based SANAA. — Full Story

News  Jul 26th 2023Discovery on Mies: Local Students Uncover Hidden Treasures

Chicago area students excavate Mies Campus in search of local history hidden under our feet. — Full Story

News  Jul 14th 2023New Chicago Park District Headquarters, Designed by Architecture Faculty Member, Opens to Public

Architecture Professor John Ronan's design emphasizes open space and recreation. — Full Story

News  Jun 21st 2023City Design at Center of Upcoming Ph.D. Program Symposium

Ph.D. candidates from around the world can join the discussion by submitting research paper abstracts by July 10. — Full Story

News  Jun 2nd 2023How Friends, Internships, and Chicago Created a Tokyo Architecture Firm

Hotels in Japan. Exhibition space in Silicon Valley. The architecture firm that Kazuya Katagiri (M.ARCH ’07) started is booming, and he thanks his time at IIT College of Architecture. — Full Story

News  Jun 2nd 2023Towering Cities, Singapore Trip Highlights Success in Newest College of Architecture Program

The Master of Tall Buildings and Vertical Urbanism (MTBVU) program recently capped its first year of groundbreaking travel, world-class experts, and deep dives into the future of tall structures. — Full Story

News  May 22nd 2023 IIT College of Architecture Celebrates 2023 Spring Award Winners

A year’s worth of student creativity and effort was celebrated during the Spring Awards ceremony on May 12, 2023. — Full Story

News  May 16th 2023A Slice of Mies in Casablanca: Alumna Mixes Chicago and Morocco in Historic City

Sophia Sebti's (B.ARCH ’05) studio in Morocco blends North American, European, and local culture to create unique projects in Casablanca. — Full Story

News  May 12th 20232023 Spring Awards Ceremony

We invite you to join us this Friday, May 12, 2023 at 4 p.m. for the 2023 CoA Spring Awards Ceremony. — Full Story

News  May 9th 2023Virtually Attend the 2023 Commencement Ceremony

IIT College of Architecture will livestream the 154th Commencement Ceremony for those unable to attend in person at noon on Saturday, May 13, 2023. — Full Story

News  Apr 25th 20232023 Open House “Context” Showcases Student Projects

IIT College of Architecture invites all to digitally experience a year’s worth of collective student work from the 2023 Open House, “Context,” through its website. — Full Story

News  Apr 21st 2023VIDEO | ROZANA MONTIEL

IIT College of Architecture welcomed Rozana Montiel, the 2023 Victor A. Morgenstern Family Visiting Chair in Architecture, for a lecture on April 5. — Full Story

News  Apr 19th 2023How Design and the Circular Economy can Lead to Endless Building Resources

Faculty member Dillon Pranger says the future of deconstruction needs to step away from the landfill and toward adaptive reuse of materials.  — Full Story

News  Apr 14th 2023VIDEO | LECTURES IN HONOR OF ARTHUR TAKEUCHI

On March 31, 2023, colleagues and friends of the late Arthur S. Takeuchi (June 16, 1931–October 28, 2022), the longest-serving full-time tenured professor at IIT College of Architecture and the last of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s students on the faculty, presented two lectures in his honor in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

News  Apr 14th 2023VIDEO | ARTHUR S. TAKEUCHI MEMORIAL

Friends, family, and colleagues of Arthur S. Takeuchi (June 16, 1931–October 28, 2022) honored the longest-serving full-time tenured professor at IIT College of Architecture and the last of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s students on the faculty during a memorial on April 1, 2023. — Full Story

News  Apr 4th 2023Book Co-Authored by Architecture Professor Named Among Most Beautiful Swiss Books

Michelangelo Sabatino, professor at IIT College of Architecture, is co-author of a book highlighting the life and work of Carlo Mollino that has been selected as one of the Most Beautiful Swiss Books, awarded annually by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture since 1998. The book will be part of an exhibition at the Helmhaus Zurich open from June 22 until June 25. — Full Story