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 http://www.aiami.com/DesignandHonorAwards/.

 

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.

April 30th, 2018

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. . .

April 27th, 2018

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.  

April 19th, 2018

The AIA Prairie Illinois Chapter and A.

April 16th, 2018

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

 

April 11th, 2018

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.  

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