May 05th, 2015

CHAMPAIGN (May 4, 2015) - The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to award the fifth annual Kenneth Jacobs Memorial Scholarships to Ms. Jessica Duschean (Batavia, IL / Batavia High School) and Ms. Isabelle Silva Bizzo Lima (Brasilia / Podion Colegio Curso).

May 04th, 2015

New Professional Internship Course facilitates CPT

New for the Summer and Fall 2015 terms, the Illinois School of Architecture now offers ARCH 491, a professional internship course. ARCH 491 is open to Master of Architecture and upper-division Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies students, and enables students to enroll as a part of their internship experience. This course will facilitate applications for Curricular Practical Training (CPT), for international students.

May 01st, 2015

Read about the synopsis of a multi-partner, public interest design education and service learning project in a small town in Haiti. The project was organized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), with architecture students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Howard University, partnering with Mercy Outreach Ministry International.
Congrats to Associate Professor Lynne Dearborn and our students.

April 30th, 2015

The Illinois School of Architecture ranks 6th in the U.S. and 25th in the world among architecture and built environment programs appearing in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. Among U.S. public universities on the list, Illinois ranks 3rd, behind only Berkeley and UCLA.

April 20th, 2015

Thomas Leslie
Pickard Chilton Professor
Iowa State University

Lecture: Monday, Monday, April 20, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: TBA

April 17th, 2015

Smart Cities: Interaction Design Exhibit Opening Reception: Friday April 17th from 6 - 9pm at [co][lab]
206 W Main St, Urbana, IL 61801

April 16th, 2015

ARCH 164: Architecture as a Second Language

This hands-on, experiential course will immerse you in activities similar to those architects face. It will help you develop new perspectives, capabilities, and insights that you can apply to any field or area of study. Whether you are considering a career in architecture, want to enhance your skills, or are looking for a way to differentiate yourself within your field or organization, this course will show you how to think like an architect.

Summer II
Instructor: R. Deutsch

April 15th, 2015

Matthew Hufft
Founder and Creative Director, Hufft Projects (

Lecture: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "Hufft Projects, A design collective"

April 13th, 2015

David Mar
Principal, MAR Structural Design

Lecture: Monday, April 13, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: TBA
Michael J. Theiss Memorial Lecture

April 07th, 2015

Professor Kevin Hinders was mentioned in an AIArchitect article titled, "Advancing Architecture from Academy to Practice" on his presentation to be given at the 2015 AIA/ACSA Intersections Conference, held during the 2015 AIA Convention in Atlanta this May. Professor Hinders, alongside Michael Loganbill of VOA Associates, will present "The Urban Studio, Chicago, Illinois."