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News  Feb 1st 20242024 Spring Lecture Series: Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic, Partners at 5468796 Architecture

Hear two leading Canadian-based architects speak on the creation of housing for the 'missing middle' class of homebuyers. — Full Story

News  Jan 18th 2024Straddling Architecture, Real Estate, and Construction

Tim Anderson (B.ARCH. ’79) used his College of Architecture expertise to found Focus, a development and construction company with positive culture at its core. — Full Story

News  Jan 17th 2024How One Building Can Shape a Future

A studio visit to Cincinnati pushed Caleb Baldwin (B.ARCH. ’17) to London with a goal: Zaha Hadid Architects — Full Story

News  Jan 10th 2024More Than an Education: The College of Architecture Experience

The life of student-turned-faculty Annabell Ren (B.ARCH. ’14) flipped upside down during her time at the College of Architecture. — Full Story

News  Nov 21st 2023A ‘Cool’ Design: Misting Pavilion that Helps to Beat the Heat Wins Award

Faculty member Alphonso Peluso uses artificial intelligence to create an award-winning water misting pavilion design. — Full Story

News  Oct 31st 2023Mauricio Rocha: A Lot With Little

Mauricio Rocha, the renowned architect who received the 2023 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, will present his award-winning work at 5 p.m. on November 15. — Full Story

News  Oct 25th 2023A $2 Million Step Toward a Tree-Tastic Mies Campus

Alphawood Foundation Chicago is helping bring new beauty to Mies Campus. — Full Story

News  Oct 24th 2023Driehaus Foundation Grant Brings Local History Exhibit to Mies Gallery

A Bronzeville director, with faculty support, will bring the history of South Side Chicago and its ties to IIT together in a storytelling exhibit. — Full Story

News  Oct 18th 2023Maurice Cox in Conversation

The former Chicago Department of Planning and Development Commissioner will be speaking at S. R. Crown Hall at 5 p.m. on October 26. — Full Story

News  Oct 9th 2023Medieval Architecture With Jong Soung Kimm

The celebrated alumnus and Seoul-based architect will present his photographic essay of Norman and Gothic Architecture of the United Kingdom at 2:30 p.m. November 2. — Full Story

News  Oct 4th 20232023 Fall Lecture Series: Andrew Todd and Marion Waller

The two architects will share their urbanist ideas in “French City-Building in Kinship With the Non-Human” at 5 p.m. on October 11. — 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 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 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 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  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  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