The best event
for residential architects
and designers.

Custom
Residential
Architects
Network
Symposium
2024

Thursday, May 16, 2024
THE MART

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AIA Chicago Architecture Awards - Design Excellence Awards

Showcase of the Wood House

Join Goldberg General Contracting and AIA Chicago in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood to tour this custom single family home designed by the late architect Brad Lynch of the firm Brininstool + Lynch (ParkFowler Plus). Situated on three lots, the home features 8,000 sq. ft. of living space and has a private inner courtyard.

This free event is ticketed separately from the Symposoium + Reception and includes refreshments.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Wood House 1736 North Wood Street Chicago
Cost Free - SOLD OUT

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AIA Chicago Architecture Awards - Design Excellence Awards

CRAN Symposium + Reception

This full-day of programming includes informative sessions focused on impactful topics relevant to custom residential architects and small firm practitioners at all stages of their career. Gather at theMART for a day of learning, networking, and connecting with industry vendors. Then celebrate with a cocktail reception in the evening after the symposium.

Ticket includes admission to the Symposium and Reception.

Thursday, May 25, 2023 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
theMART, Meet on 6 (6th Floor) 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago
Cost $100 for AIA members, $125 for non-AIA members

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AIA Chicago Architecture Awards - Design Excellence Awards

CRAN Reception

Top off the CRAN Symposium with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at theMART's DesignHQ. Join the Custom Residential Architects Network and friends to celebrate the residential design community.

Ticket includes admission to Reception only. Attendance at the Symposium is not required for this ticket.

Thursday, May 25, 2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Design HQ at theMART, (14th Floor) 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago
Cost $50

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What you can expect at the CRAN Symposium.

Join AIA Chicago's Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) at the 2024 CRAN Symposium for a day of in-depth exploration and thought leadership dedicated to the advancement of custom residential architecture and beyond. This immersive program promises valuable knowledge exchange, practical takeaways, and the opportunity to connect with a distinguished network of industry leaders and emerging professionals.

Gather at THE MART for a day of learning, networking, and connecting with industry vendors. Then, celebrate the day at a Third Thursdays reception in the evening celebrating emerging voices in Chicago's architectural world. You'll be exposed to fresh perspectives, innovative design ideas, and the energy that's propelling our energy forward.

Any architect or designer working in residential construction will find the AIA Chicago CRAN Symposium session topics worthwhile, whether you are a seasoned professional or an emerging talent. This event provides a platform to network with peers, glean invaluable insights from industry experts, and stay at the forefront of the latest trends and practices. Register today to secure your spot at the CRAN Symposium and elevate your practice.

Thanks to our CRAN Symposium Planning Committee.

Julie Hacker, FAIA, Chair; Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects
Bob Zuber, AIA, Reception Chair, Morgante Wilson Architects
Nate Lielasus, AIA
, Northworks Architects
Stuart Cohen, FAIA, Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects
Seth Romig, AIA, Seth Romig Architect
Tim Hawkins, AIA, Luxury Residence Group by Power Construction
Ron Mescall, Affil. AIA Chicago, Pella

Date:

THURSDAY | 05.16.2024

Time:

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location:

WorkLife Meetings at THE MART
222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza #250
Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

Cost:

Earlybird before April 15
AIA Members: $120
Non-Members: $185

April 16 and after
AIA Members: $125
Non-Members: $200

Admission includes a light breakfast, lunch, mid-day snack, and drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the evening.

Learning Units:

5.0 AIA LU; 2.0 AIA HSW Available
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