September 24th, 2014

Ryan Abendroth is the founder, principle, and practitioner of Passive Energy Designs in St. Louis, Missouri—a company that consults on high-performing, low-energy buildings. To date, he has consulted on more than 100 buildings to help others design and achieve ultra-efficient houses that are aesthetically pleasing and functionally livable. He credits this career to his participation in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2009, an event that he calls “transformative” to his life.

September 23rd, 2014

Please join the Illinois School of Architecture in celebrating the 100th birthday of Professor Emeritus A. Richard “Dick” Williams, FAIA. Born September 23, 1914, Dick graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1936 and returned to serve on the faculty in 1946. During his long and distinguished career at Illinois, Dick was design architect for the College of Education building, which earned him the prestigious AIA Honor Award.

September 22nd, 2014

Cynthia Barton
Disaster Housing Recovery Plan Manager
New York City Office of Emergency Management

Lecture: Monday, September 22, 2014
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

September 19th, 2014

The Illinois School of Architecture announces the dates for the Summer 2015 Discover Architecture Program for high school students. Two program sessions will be offered:

Session I: Sunday, June 14 – Saturday, June 27, 2015
Session II: Sunday, July 5 – Saturday, July 18, 2015

September 17th, 2014

The Illinois School of Architecture is pleased to announce the winners of the Earl Prizes in Design (undergraduate) and the Graduate Awards for Design Excellence (graduate) for the Spring 2014 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.

September 09th, 2014

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September 02nd, 2014

David Van der Leer
Executive Director
Van Alen Institute

Lecture: Monday, September 15, 2014
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Sponsored by the Illinois School of Architecture Annual Fund

Lecture Title: "Revisiting Behaviorology"

August 05th, 2014

Incoming Freshman, Robert Moy, is one of only two students nationwide to receive the 2014 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship. He recently graduated high school with a perfect 5.0 GPA and will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this fall to pursue his bachelor's degree in architecture.

Press Release

July 18th, 2014

Congratulations to recent grad, Tyler Schwede, for receiving the 2014-2015 HKS Healthcare Fellowship. The HKS Healthcare Fellowship is a one-year program created to recognize and encourage aspiring, talented recent graduates committed to improving the built healthcare environment through projects, as well as conducting a healthcare-specific study on a topic of interest.
The Press Release can be found at this link:

June 17th, 2014

Fifteen University of Illinois students have received Gilman scholarships to study abroad this summer and in fall semester, placing the University of Illinois atop the Big Ten and in the top 20 in the country for Gilman Scholarship recipients during these terms.