Letter from Peter Schlossman, AIA, president of AIA Chicago
The pursuit of beauty is one of architecture’s highest callings, and one reason why many of us have dedicated ourselves to the profession. Defining and creating beauty, however, can be an elusive task. The architectural process has many varied and potential pitfalls, but after all that a project must undergo to come to fruition, obtaining recognition by a jury of your peers can be equally challenging. The world places many demands on its architects, and the rewards we earn are not always substantial. In this environment it is important that we take time to recognize the excellence for which we, as members of AIA, collectively strive. More
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The Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects was founded in 1869 and represents nearly 3,000 licensed architects, architectural interns, and allied professionals in Illinois.