November 10th, 2017

Gaines Hall, an associate dean emeritus in the College of Fine and Applied Arts, received the 2017 Gold Medal Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects Illinois Council. The Gold Medal Honor Award is the organization’s highest honor, recognizing exemplary contributions to the discipline and profession of architecture.

November 08th, 2017

“Mid-Continental Modernism: Generational Continuity” was the title given to the exhibition, reception, drawing workshop, and building tour that took place on Homecoming weekend, October 26-28, 2017.

The exhibition, organized by recent ISoA PhD recipient Tate Johnson, featured four historic exhibits showing the work of former University of Illinois School of Architecture professors, curated by their students and colleagues:

November 06th, 2017

Katherine Chia, AIA

Desai Chia Architecture PC
Lecture Title: "Constructions"
Lecture Info:
November 06th, 2017

Here’s a piece referencing work of ISoA Associate Professor Lynne M. Dearborn PhD, AIA’s spring 2015 Peoria studio in the AIA Illinois Newsletter!

November 06th, 2017

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October 27th, 2017

You are invited to attend the Graduate Open House of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Friday, October 27, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. in the Temple Buell Architecture Gallery, located in the Architecture Building. 

Come learn about the programs and facilities of the School and visit graduate design studio in progress later in the afternoon. The Open House will include an overview of the graduate program including our dual degrees, a student panel, and tour of the School's facilities. 

October 27th, 2017

Dear Colleagues, Alumni, and Friends,

Mark your calendar for the upcoming exhibition Mid-Continental Modernism: Generational Continuity.

Reception: Friday, October 27, 5:00 p.m.
Drawing workshop: Saturday, October 28

Location: Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, Blicharski Atrium and TBH Gallery, 611 East Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign, Illinois

October 17th, 2017

Professor Boubekri and doctoral student Jaewook Lee published a paper in the Journal of Green Building titled, A Comparison of Four Daylighting Metrics in Assessing the Daylighting Performance of Three Shading Systems (

October 17th, 2017

In October 2017, Professor Bognar was invited to serve as a regular member on the Review Panel of the prominent professional journal ARQ, the Architectural Research Quarterly, published by the Cambridge University Press in the United Kingdom.

October 17th, 2017

In May, Professor Botond Bognar presented his paper, “Structure and Space — The Realization of Toyo Ito’s National Taichung Theater”, at the 5th Annual International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering in Singapore, and was published as a chapter in Mark S. Anderson and Peter Anderson (ads.). ACE 2017 Conference Proceedings. Singapore: GSTF Publishing, 2017.