August 06th, 2013

Associate Professor Joy Monice Malnar Publishes New Architecture on Indigenous Lands, was published by the University of Minnesota Press. 

New Architecture on Indigenous Lands

Tribal Architecture gets back to its Native roots - and becomes something new

July 29th, 2013

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce the winners of the Earl Prizes in Design (undergraduate) and the Graduate Awards for Design Excellence (graduate) for the Spring 2013 Semester. These awards recognize the outstanding student work completed in design studio courses at all levels of the curriculum.

Earl Prizes in Design
The Earl Prizes are funded with income from an endowment bequeathed by Edward C. Earl. Prizes are awarded for excellence in undergraduate design studios.

April 08th, 2013

Safe, energy efficient, self-sustaining.  Those are some of the words and phrases linked to future plans for Rockford's Fairgrounds Housing Complex and Ellis Heights neighborhoods.

That could become reality with the help of a federal grant, an ambitious Rockford Housing Authority and a handful of University of Illinois architecture students.

March 14th, 2013

Professor David Chasco, Director of the University of Illinois School of Architecture, has announced that UIUC Professor Emeritus James Warfield will be honored in Shanghai in July at the Tongji University opening ceremonies for the "Warfield Archives of Vernacular Architecture." The dedication of this remarkable research collection is a milestone in 25 years of collaboration between the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University and the School of Architecture University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

February 12th, 2013

The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated David M. Chasco to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession.

David M. Chasco will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the 2013 National AIA Convention and Design Exposition in Denver.

February 07th, 2013

Associate Professor Scott Murray is the author of a new book, titled “Translucent Building Skins: Material Innovations in Modern and Contemporary Architecture” (Routledge, 2013).

January 29th, 2013

The small studio, an ongoing series of teaching and research projects that focus on detail and tectonics at the School of Architecture of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, received the 2012 Honor Award for Sustainable Design from the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Studio Critic Professor Jeffery S. Poss, FAIA, received the award on behalf of his spring 2012 graduate architecture design studio and summer 2012 research team for their projects with the Sustainable Student Farm on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

January 18th, 2013

January 17, 2013

Dear Faculty, Students, Staff and Alumni,

The School of Architecture is embarking on an exciting new chapter in its year-long Study Abroad Program. For 43 years the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign has been the oldest uninterrupted year-long architecture Study Abroad Program with its own faculty. Indeed the year-long Versailles Program has defined the academic standards by which all other U.S. architecture study abroad programs are measured.

October 25th, 2012

Professor David Chasco, Director of the University of Illinois School of Architecture, has announced that UIUC Professor Emeritus James Warfield has been named to the faculty of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Shanghai's Tongji University, and, simultaneously, to the Board of Editors of China's new professional journal Heritage Architecture. By this appointment, Warfield joins a list of honorary and advisory professors at Tongji that includes: Chinese American architect I. M.

October 10th, 2012

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — It started as a mess of paper towels pinned around a foam core frame and plopped onto the table in Kevin Erickson’s office. Erickson, a professor of architecture at the University of Illinois, used scissors to cut a couple of holes in the towels and decided he liked this organic, gourd-shaped assemblage. With time and “development” – a word Erickson uses frequently – that paper towel model grew into a construction that claimed first prize in an international design competition in Winnipeg, Manitoba.