New Year, New Website!

A laptop and an iPhone with the AIA Chicago website.

AIA Chicago launches a new website.

We’ve redesigned our website with you in mind. 

Today we’re thrilled to share the launch of a redesigned AIA Chicago website. It’s packed with new features and resources that allow you to more easily connect with each other and our staff to better serve you. 

Explore some of our favorite features: 

Get involved 
AIA Chicago and this architectural community are strong because of you. Connect with other members through our Knowledge Communities and Affinity Groups – and get to know the people who help lead and develop programs – in this enhanced section. 

Stay updated  
A new and improved Events & Programs calendar provides an easy way to see what’s ahead and share with others that you’re planning to attend.  

Find your niche 
Get news of upcoming AIA Chicago events, programs, and continuing education opportunities targeted to your interests. Sign up for alerts from specific Knowledge Communities and Affinity Groups. 

Sponsor and advertise 
Provide your company with unprecedented visibility to AIA Chicago’s 4,000 members and 15,000 social media followers. 

Find your next job 
Whether you’re a recent grad looking for your first position or a senior level architect looking to grow and lead in new ways, the new Job Board is the premier place to find your next job in Chicago.  

We’d like to thank those that completed our website survey, distributed in spring of 2022, as well everyone that has served on a volunteer website committee:

Website redesign committees:
(Communications) Drew Deering, AIAMindy Viamontes, AIAWei Yu, AIAMolly Rademacher, AIA, NCIDQ, and Jeff Jeno, AIA

(Fellows and Foundation) Carl J. D’Silva, FAIAWalter Hainsfurther, FAIALinda Keane, FAIAHelen Kessler, FAIAJulia Mosqueda, Assoc. AIA, and Gracia Shiffrin, FAIA,

(Knowledge Community and Affinity Group Chairs) Sara Fetterolf, AIAJeremy Gentile, Assoc. AIAEnrique Suarez, AIA, and Luis Vazquez Rivera, AIA

(Firm Representatives) Scott Crowe, AIASig Froelich, Assoc. AIAGreg Howe, AIAAlison Von Glinow, AIA, Ali BurnhamMia DiMeoStephanie Hunt, Olivia JiaMatt LarsonMichelle Nguyen, and Chika Sekiguchi

(Advertising and Sponsorship) Chris Carpenter, Affil. AIA ChicagoJulie Hacker, FAIA, and Bob Magruder, Affil. AIA Chicago

Heartfelt thanks to the 25+ members on the website redesign committee – from a wide range of backgrounds, firms, and roles – who worked with our team and our partner, Stratifi Creative, over the past 6+ months.  

What’s next? 
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be rolling out additional Career Resources, Firm Finder enhancements, as well as a robust Advocacy section highlighting ways you can get involved and speak out on the issues in the profession and our city that matter to you.  

We’ve come a long way since the chapter’s very first website back in 1996. (Thanks Eastlake Studio!) Drop us a note and let us know what you think of this new site or if there are additional features and resources you’d like to see down the road. We look forward to hearing from you.

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