August 06th, 2018

Simone Zanini's project from Erik Hemingway's Arch 571 Spring 2018 Competition Studio, was selected as one of the Top Entries in the Archdux Competition


August 01st, 2018

Following two summer design/build studios focused on the needs of the non-profit organization Prosperity Gardens phase one of the project got underway this month.

July 18th, 2018

The College of Fine & Applied Arts (FAA) is thrilled to announce the inaugural winners of the Legacy Awards. The Legacy Awards recognize college alumni and friends who have demonstrated courage, curiosity, and passion in their work.

Congratulations to Illinois School of Architecture alumn, Altaf Engineer (MA '05, PhD '15) for receiving the Emerging Legacy Award! 

For more information on the inaugural winners of the FAA Legacy Awards, please visit the Legacy Award site

July 12th, 2018

Illinois School of Architecture students win Third Place in the 2018 Chicago Award in Architecture student competition! The competition, sponsored by American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chicago Chapter, is juried by members of the AIA Chicago Foundation. The awards will be formally presented at AIA Chicago’s Annual Meeting in early December.

June 18th, 2018

How do you get around a city of millions? This June, hop on board with Van Alen Institute as we explore the present and future of urban mobility. Through a lively mix of public programs that bring together the city planners and urbanites of today with the city-makers of tomorrow, we will imagine new approaches to moving people through our streets, sidewalks, and waterways.

June 14th, 2018

Professor and Edgar A. Tafel Endowed Chair in Architecture Botond Bognar received the Honorary Gold Diploma in Architecture (Épitészmérnöki Diszoklevél) on May 24 from the Budapest University of Technologies and Economics (previously Budapest Technical University), in recognition of his fifty years of work and accomplishments in the field of architecture.  At the ceremony  all the Faculty of Architecture and other dignitaries of the University were present on the podium, with the Diploma presented by Prof. Csaba Molnár, the Dean of Architecture.

May 10th, 2018

The jury was chaired by Katherine Chia, principal of Desai Chai Architecture and other members included Andrew Brenheimer of Bernheimer Architects, Jill Lerner of KPF, and Dan Wood of WorkAC. Information on the Awards can be found at


May 08th, 2018

Earl Prize/ Graduate Studio Design Excellence – Spring 2018

The Illinois School of Architecture is pleased to announce the winners of the Earl Prize in Design (undergraduate) and the Graduate Awards for Design Excellence (graduate) for the Spring 2018 Semester. These awards recognize the outstanding students work at the sophomore, junior, senior and graduate levels of our curriculum.

Earl prize in Design – Review Committee: Hammann, Chasco, Bollo

May 02nd, 2018

Associate Professor Scott Murray is the author of a new article, titled “Architects and the Cultural Agency of Television: Frank Lloyd Wright on The Mike Wallace Interview,” published in the current issue of the journal Thresholds, Volume 46.