October 20th, 2016

A group of 11 students spent four days this fall measuring every inch of the Paul Schweikher House in Schaumburg, which architect Paul Schweikher built in 1937 as his home and studio. They are now producing detailed drawings of the home, which Schweikher called an “essay in brick, redwood and glass.” The students are part of architecture professor Paul Kapp’s course on recording historic buildings. To read more, please visit this link


October 01st, 2016

The Olympic Tribute, first dedicated in 1991 and designed by Professor Jeffery Poss, FAIA, was recognized in a 25th Anniversary ceremony at Dodd's Park on Saturday October 1, 2016. The event included the induction of five new athletes into the Monument.

For the event, the Tribute was re-landscaped with native species of Prairie Dropseed, Butterfly Weed, and Lady’s Mantle. It also has a new mow strip and other improvements.

September 28th, 2016

Ground was broken earlier this month on the Vista Tower development in Chicago, designed by Studio Gang Architects, a firm founded and led by Illinois alumna Jeanne Gang (BSAS 1986).

September 27th, 2016

The Illinois School of Architecture’s Master of Architecture degree program is among DesignIntelligence Quarterly’s “Top 25 Programs 2016-17 According to Hiring Professionals.” The ranking of NAAB-accredited degree programs appears in DI’s Q3 2016 issue, just released. DI compiles the rankings after a wide-ranging survey of “professional practitioners who hire and supervise” graduates of architecture programs.

September 22nd, 2016
Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) 
Lecture: Thursday, September 22, 2016
5:30 p.m. - Lawrence J.
September 20th, 2016

Director and Professor, School of Architecture
College of Fine and Applied Arts
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


September 19th, 2016

Join alumni, friends, and members of the campus community at Illini Days this fall in the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago. 

To learn more, please visit https://give.illinois.edu/illinidays/



September 16th, 2016

Founder, Sasaki Structural Consultants / Sasaki and Partners
Emeritus Professor, Hosei University, Tokyo

Lecture: Friday, September 16, 2016
5:30 p.m. - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Michael J. Theiss Memorial Lecture

Lecture Title: "Morphogenesis of Flux Structure - New Field of Structural Design"

September 06th, 2016


Architecture Students Document the Historic Schweikher House Through a Grant From the Historic Preservation Education Foundation