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

Events  Sep 9th 2022MCHAP.EMERGE 2022 AWARDS DINNER

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


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

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

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

Events  Sep 18th 2018MCHAP Symposium & Award Benefit Dinner

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


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

Events  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  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 7th 2018MCHAP.emerge Symposium & Award Dinner

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


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


Four finalists for MCHAP.emerge named.  — Full Story


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


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

Events  Feb 19th 20182018 MCHAP AWARD CYCLE BEGINS

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

Publications  Oct 5th 2017MCHAP 1: The Americas exhibited in Amsterdam

MCHAP 1: The Americas is exhibited in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam as one of The Best Dutch Book Designs — Full Story

  Sep 6th 2017​IIT​ ​Architecture​ ​/​ ​MCHAP​ ​+​ ​SANAA

For the 2017 Chicago Biennial, SANAA teams with IIT  Architecture to explore development of IIT Campus.  — Full Story

Events  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

Events  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

Events  Oct 19th 2016MCHAP AWARD DINNER: RSVP


News  Oct 19th 2016MCHAP 2014-15 Winner Announced

Award goes to Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut, by SANAA — Full Story

  Oct 19th 2016MCHAP STUDENT 2015-16 ANNOUNCED

Award goes to (a)typical office by Tommy Kyung-Tae Nam and Yun Yun — Full Story

  Oct 3rd 2016MCHAP.Student Finalists Announced

8 Finalists projects were selected from submissions by graduating students from throughout the Americas. — 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

Publications  Jul 14th 2016MCHAP Winner Book Published

Treacherous Transparencies by Herzog & de Meuron published in three languages. — Full Story

Videos  Jun 26th 2016MCHAP VIDEO: Finalists Announced

MCHAP 2014/15 Finalists Announced from Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. Watch the video now. — Full Story

Events  Jun 23rd 2016MCHAP 2014/15 Finalists Announced

Finalists from throughout the Americas celebrated at Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. — Full Story

Events  Apr 1st 2016MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 Symposium

MCHAP.emerge 2014/15 Symposium and winner announcement on Apr 1, 2016. — Full Story

News  Apr 1st 2016MCHAP.emerge Winner Announced

Award goes to Pavilion on the Zocalo in Mexico City by Productora — Full Story

News  Mar 17th 2016MCHAP.emerge Finalist Announcement

Five finalists to be celebrated at April 1st MCHAP.emerge Symposium — Full Story

Videos  Mar 17th 2016Farnsworth House Video: Herzog and Arets

A March 2016 Dialogue as part of MCHAP Residency. Watch the video now. — 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

Lectures  Mar 7th 2016Dean's Lecture Series: Jacques Herzog

Jacques Herzog will deliver the 2016 MCHAP Lecture on Mon., Mar. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

Exhibitions  Mar 4th 2016MCHAP 2014/15 Exhibition

MCHAP 2014/15 Exhibition at S. R. Crown Hall on March 4th and 5th. — Full Story

Lectures  Mar 2nd 2016Dean's Lecture Series: Crousse and Rodriguez

Jean Pierre Crousse and Florencia Rodriguez deliver the MCHAP 2014/15 Exhibition Lecture at 6 p.m. on Wed., Mar. 2nd in McCloska Auditorium at MTCC. — Full Story

Events  Dec 8th 2015Making of The Lakefront Kiosk

Dirk Denison on Pezo von Ellrichshausen's Cent Pavilion at CAB panel at 6 p.m., Tue., Dec. 8 at Chicago Cultural Center. — Full Story

Lectures  Nov 5th 2015Dean's Lecture Series: Steven Holl

Steven Holl delivered a lecture on Thu., Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall as part of the Fall 2015 Dean's Lecture Series. — 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  Apr 17th 2015IIT Faculty in Chicago Biennial

IIT Architecture faculty part of inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial — Full Story

Videos  Apr 9th 2015Dean's Lecture Series Video: Joshua Prince-Ramus

Joshua Prince-Ramus delivered MCHAP Lecture on Wed., Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. Watch the video now. — Full Story

Videos  Apr 8th 2015Newly Released Video: Rafael Iglesia on Altamira

MCHAP finalist author Rafael Iglesia talked about the design concepts behind his Altamira Residential Building as part of the Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration on October 22nd, 2014. — Full Story

Lectures  Apr 1st 2015Dean's Lecture Series: Joshua Prince-Ramus

Joshua Prince-Ramus delivered MCHAP Lecture on Wed., Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall — Full Story

Lectures  Mar 27th 2015Dean's Lecture Series: Marcelo Ferraz

Marcelo Ferraz delivered lecture on Fri., Mar. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in S. R. Crown Hall. — Full Story

Videos  Mar 25th 2015Newly Released Video: MCHAP Roundtable

MCHAP roundtable discussion on "Process and Performance" in S. R. Crown Hall as part of the Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration on October 22nd, 2014. — Full Story

Videos  Mar 24th 2015Newly Released Video: MCHAP ACCORD

MCHAP ACCORD discussion on "Rethinking Metropolis: Critical Practice and Architecture in the Americas" in S. R. Crown Hall as part of the Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration on October 22nd, 2014. — 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

Videos  Oct 23rd 2014Farnsworth House Video: Herzog, de Meuron, Arets, Frampton

An Oct. 2014 Dialogue following inaugural MCHAP Announcement. — Full Story

Videos  Oct 22nd 2014MCHAP Finalist Awards Ceremony

MCHAP finalist awards ceremony and finalist projects presented by their architects. — Full Story

Videos  Oct 22nd 2014MCHAP Award Announcement

MCHAP Award announcement and presentation in S. R. Crown Hall on Oct 22nd, 2014. — Full Story

Events  Oct 19th 2014Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration

MCHAP finalists, including architects and clients, to be hosted by students and faculty at day-long celebration on October 22nd at S. R. Crown Hall culminating in announcement of winner at the award benefit dinner.  — Full Story

Lectures  Sep 10th 2014MCHAP.emerge Lecture: Pezo von Ellrichshausen

MCHAP.emerge winners and Visiting Professors to the IIT CoA Cloud Studio, Pezo von Ellrichshausen delivered a lecture on Wednesday, September 17th at 6:30pm in S.R. Crown Hall  titled "Naïve Intention." — Full Story

Events  Aug 29th 2014Fall 2014 Lectures and Events

IIT College of Architecture's Fall 2014 Lectures and Events posted. Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration featured among guest lecturers Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Kees Christiaanse, Rafael Viñoly and Edward Uhlir. — Full Story

News  Jul 9th 2014Inaugural MCHAP Finalists Announced

Seven finalists announced at a public event in Santiago, Chile. — Full Story

Videos  Jul 9th 2014MCHAP Finalists Announcement Event in Santiago, Chile

MCHAP Finalists Announcement Event on July 9th 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  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

Events  May 20th 2014MCHAP Emerge Benefit Dinner

At a benefit dinner in S.R. Crown Hall on Tuesday, May 20th, the MCHAP.emerge (Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architects) will be awarded to an outstanding built work in the Americas by an emerging practice completed within the preceding two years. — 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

Videos  Feb 10th 2014MCHAP Launch @ CCA Montréal

Wiel Arets, Dirk Denison, Kenneth Frampton, Phyllis Lambert, Vedran Mimica, and Mirko Zardini meet at the Centre for Canadian Architecture in Montréal for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Launch. Topics of discussion include the legacy of Mies, the intentions and the significance of this new prize as a platform and catalyst for ongoing architectural discussion. — Full Story