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Chicago-based Solomon Cordwell Buenz honored with 2023 AIA Education Facility Design Award for UIC Academic and Residential Complex
AIA honors cutting-edge designs with 2023 Education Facility Design Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WASHINGTON – April 10, 2023 – The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is recognizing 13 projects for state-of-the-art designs of schools and learning centers. The Education Facility Design Award jury selected four facilities for its Awards of Excellence and seven projects...
AIA Chicago Foundation to honor Breah Page, AIA with Dubin Family Young Architect Award
March 15, 2023: CHICAGO: The AIA Chicago Foundation, the charitable, independent not-for-profit organization which supports scholarships, grants, awards, and initiatives to strengthen Chicago’s architectural community, has announced that Breah Page, AIA, Senior Project Architect at LBBA has been named the 2023 AIA Chicago Foundation Dubin Family Young Architect Award. Breah will be celebrated at the AIA Chicago Third Thursdays: Bookends event...
AIA Applauds NCARB for Eliminating the Rolling Clock
WASHINGTON – February 23, 2023 – Today the American Institute of Architects celebrated the decision by the Board of Directors of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for eliminating the “rolling clock” to architecture licensure. Data indicates that the rolling clock policy is a potential impediment to licensure, with disproportionate effects on women and people from racially and...
AIA Elevates Five AIA Chicago Members Amongst 73 Members and Three International Architects to the College of Fellows
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 73 member-architects to its College of Fellows....
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...
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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