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11.28.22

AIA Chicago Advocacy Update: Damen Silos

Damen Silos, a unique, 23.4-acre State-owned property at a critical point along the South Branch of the Chicago River, has been vacant since 1977. Given its potential to reactivate the South Branch between Pilsen and McKinley Park, several organizations, as well as AIA Chicago members, are calling for the site to be preserved and reimagined.   Over the past year and...
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11.08.22

AIA Chicago Sends Letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chief Sustainability Officer Angela Tovar on Opening Day of COP27

On the opening day of the 2022 United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, AIA Chicago sent a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chief Sustainability Officer Angela Tovar, to urge them to continue our city’s commitment to and accelerate investments in the worldwide effort to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, and preferably below 1.5 degrees Celsius.  We informed...
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10.14.22

Member Highlight: Ed Torrez, AIA

Meet Ed Torrez, AIA, President and Principal at Bauer Latoza Studio. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked him a few questions and he had inspiring words.  WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE A LATINO ARCHITECT? Being a Latino architect means a lot to me since it wasn’t the easiest path to become a licensed architect with many obstacles to overcome.  But being Latino...
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10.06.22

Member Highlight: Julia Mosqueda, Assoc. AIA

Meet Julia Mosqueda, Assoc. AIA, Staff Designer at LBBA, and Trustee of the AIA Chicago Foundation. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked her a few questions and she had inspiring words. Read her full interview below. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE A MEXICAN ARCHITECT?   Being a Mexican Architect means sharing the most beautiful parts of our culture, sharing holidays, foods, architecture,...
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09.21.22

Call for Nominations: 2023 AIA Chicago Board of Directors and AIA Chicago Foundation Board of Trustees

The AIA Chicago Board of Directors and the AIA Chicago Foundation Board of Trustees are seeking candidates to fill vacancies starting in 2023. SUBMISSIONS OPEN: SEPTEMBER 21 – OCTOBER 5, 2022 APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 6:00 PM CENTRAL AIA Chicago Board of Directors As a resource for its members in service to society, AIA Chicago promotes positive change through the power of...
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09.13.22

AIA Chicago Announces Winning Designs for the Design Excellence Awards, Decarbonization Award, Feldman Award and the new Lerch Bates People’s Choice Awards

Designight 2022 Winners Images Designight 2022 Event Photos and B-Roll September 13, 2022, CHICAGO  – AIA Chicago, the second largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the collective voice of 4,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals, architecture students, and allied professionals, announced the winners for  its signature architectural design award program which honors the global design achievements of Chicago architects. Winners...
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