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 http://www.aiami.com/DesignandHonorAwards/.
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
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.
At the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture “New Instrumentalities Conference," Tierney will present a research paper on Smart Cities at El Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid, Spain. Her work is positioned within the "Disruptive" theme, which addresses digital economies and their impact of the social fabric of cities. Platforms such as Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, etc. are changing the social and economic relations of cities, often displacing the disenfranchised. . .
CITY TO HOST EXHIBITION OF IDEAS TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF WEST MAIN STREET
(Peoria, IL) On Friday April 27 and Saturday, April 28 the City of Peoria Innovation Team will host an exhibition of design ideas for West Main Street developed by students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture during a spring studio course. The exhibition is part of Help Shape West Main, a public engagement effort to improve the vitality of the West Main Street corridor through community-driven projects.
The AIA Prairie Illinois Chapter and A.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wins the 8th Annual Real Estate Challenge in Chicago!
Associate Director Randy Deutsch has been invited by The American Institute of Architects to present “EP4EP: Emerging Professionals for Extended Play” as part of A’18 Business School series targeted to emerging professionals at the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in NYC on Saturday, June 23 from 4:00-5:00 PM https://bit.ly/2JRqqQv
University of Illinois architecture professor Sudarshan Krishnan designs lightweight and transformable structures that can expand and contract to adapt to a user’s needs and that provide support while reducing the amount of building materials needed.