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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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Member Voices 03: Rachel Wiesbrock, Assoc. AIA

AIA Chicago member, Rachel Wiesbrock, Assoc. AIA, is an Accessibility Specialist at LCM Architects. As an individual born with a physical disability, she has taken her personal experiences and turned those into learned moments to design better spaces for all people....
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02.28.23

Member Voices 01: In Celebration of Black History Month

To kick off our new ‘Member Voices’ blog series, we asked Black/African American members of the chapter to share their thoughts on the profession, equity, as well as a few fun questions to get to know them on a more personal level. As we work toward a more equitable and sustainable profession, we look forward to highlighting the voices and...
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11.04.22

Equity in Architectural Education Guides Now Available

WASHINGTON – November 4, 2022 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have published a supplementary edition of the Guides for Equitable Practice, focusing on schools and institutions. Equity in Architectural Education provides actions and prompts intended to inspire discussions about creating welcoming environments to attract and retain those currently underrepresented in academia and in the...
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