May 17th, 2016

It is our pleasure to announce a successful conclusion to this year’s faculty searches. Joining us in Fall 2016 as Assistant Professors will be:

·         Aaron Brakke - Aaron’s hire emerged from a search to fill a position in one or more of three program areas: detail + FABRICATION, Health and Well-being, and Urbanism.

May 16th, 2016

Graduating students and their families gathered on Sunday, May 15 in Foellinger Auditorium for the Convocation Ceremony of the Illinois School of Architecture, the day after the University commencement ceremony.

May 16th, 2016

Last Thursday, May 12, 2016, the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings (CCHRB) elected Abbas Aminmansour as its Chair for a two year term effective June 1, 2016.

CCHRB is a technical committee of seventy some architects, engineers, constructors and other professionals in the areas of design, construction and operation of high rise buildings.  I am one of two academics on the group and the first academic chair of the organization.

April 21st, 2016

Illinois Student Team among Winners in 2016 Race to Zero Design Competition

A student team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is among the winners in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2016 Race to Zero Student Design Competition. Thirty-one teams from 25 universities throughout the United States and Canada competed in a variety of categories. The Illinois team placed second overall in Small Multifamily Housing Contest.

April 19th, 2016

As part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation's 50th Birthday Bash on Saturday, April 16, 2016, University of Illinois School of Architecture students showcased work from their current investigations into city improvement projects around the CTA Red Line, including ideas for streetscaping, retail and new mid-rise towers. 

April 18th, 2016
Marc Mitalski, PE, SE
The Dean F. and Avis E.
April 11th, 2016
David Gissen
Historian/Theorist of Architecture & Landscape Architecture
April 04th, 2016
Stephen DeSimone 
President/Chief Executive, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
March 31st, 2016

Lee Waldrep, Administrator for Undergraduate Student Services, was interviewed on WCIA's News at Noon on March 30th about the Illinois School of Architecture's summer program Discover Architecture.