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Behind the Screens: Grant C. Uhlir, FAIA

“Behind the Screens” is a new series developed by AIA Chicago’s Editorial Advisory Committee to highlight the members of the chapter. ...
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A Retrospective and a Look Forward: Cynthia Weese, FAIA, Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient in Conversation with Emily Ray, AIA, Dubin Family Young Architect Award Recipient

Cynthia Weese, FAIA, AIA Chicago’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, meets with Emily Ray, AIA, AIA Chicago Foundation’s 2024 Dubin Family Young Architect Award recipient, and they tour two projects that have defined their careers....
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Walter Street III, Member Voices

Member Voices 04: Walter D. Street III, AIA, NOMA, AICAE

AIA Chicago member, Walter Street III, AIA, NOMA, AICAE, grew up in the south end of Baltimore and move to Chicago in 1969 to study architecture. As the owner of his own firm, Walter Street Architecture, he is an experienced professional who continues to serve the Institute in a number of ways....
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More in ’24: In Conversation with Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, NOMAC

More in ’24: AIA Chicago Executive Director, Jen Masengarb, Assoc. AlA, recently sat down for a conversation with Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, NOMAC, the 100th president of The American Institute of Architects, and the first Black female president in its history....
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TOPSHOT - National Park Service Rangers Gia Ponce (L) and Christina Caparelli are photographed by Ranger Nicole Bernard next to a digital display of an unofficial heat reading at Furnace Creek Visitor Center during a heat wave in Death Valley National Park in Death Valley, California, on July 16, 2023. Tens of millions of Americans braced for more sweltering temperatures Sunday as brutal conditions threatened to break records due to a relentless heat dome that has baked parts of the country all week. By the afternoon of July 15, 2023, California's famous Death Valley, one of the hottest places on Earth, had reached a sizzling 124F (51C), with Sunday's peak predicted to soar as high as 129F (54C). Even overnight lows there could exceed 100F (38C). (Photo by Ronda Churchill / AFP) (Photo by RONDA CHURCHILL/AFP via Getty Images)

Turning Up the Heat: How are Firms Responding to Climate Change?

A summer of extreme weather underscored the urgency of climate change. How are firms responding to climate change?...
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Carol Ross Barney, FAIA

Noble Work: In Conversation with Carol Ross Barney, FAIA

In April, Jen Masengarb, Assoc. AIA, Executive Director, sat down for a conversation with Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, winner of the 2023 AIA Gold Medal....
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