Chicago Architecture News
AIA's annual requirement for continuing education is 18 hours of learning, of which 12 hours must be in health, safety and welfare (HSW) topics. The deadline is December 31, 2019. If you don't meet the deadline, you can make up your shortage in the early months of 2020.
AIA Chicago announces the recipients of the 2019 Firm Award and Dubin Family Young Architect Awards
In an annual tradition of recognizing excellence in the architecture profession, AIA Chicago will award the 2019 Firm Award to Brininstool + Lynch.
AIA Chicago recently sent a letter to the Chicago City Council sponsors of the proposed Bird Friendly Design Ordinance. The purpose of the ordinance is to establish bird-safe standards for new building construction and substantial building facade renovations. AIA Chicago leadership believes that the expertise of its members can contribute to this process. The letter is included below.
A Lifetime of Civic Service
John Syvertsen, FAIA, will receive AIA Chicago’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, celebrating his career in architecture and service to the future of the profession
An urgent Call to Action: #StandWithGreta
By Tom Jacobs, AIA, Co-Founder Architects Advocate for Action on Climate Change
A 16-year-old has succeeded where we adults have not.
ARCHITECTS INVEST IN A MORE INCLUSIVE FUTURE
A NEW HOME FOR WORKING FAMILIES
Over the next 14 months, the City of Chicago will implement Phase 2 of its building code modernization. New code books will be available by December 1, 2019, from the International Code Council (ICC).
AIA CHICAGO HONORS CHICAGO’S SMALLEST BUILDINGS AT ANNUAL SMALL PROJECT AWARDS
A shipping container development in Detroit receives highest honors; all recognized entries demonstrate design excellence in the smallest details
The Disruptive Design competition—an architecture competition seeking proposals for affordable housing in Chicago—announces today the three finalists moving on to the competition’s second phase. The three finalists were selected by five jurors from over 130 international entries in a blind jury process: Georgi Todorov, AIA, and Petya Petrova, IIDA; Joel Huffman; and Greg Tamborino, AIA, will each receive $10,000 to produce final designs and drawings before a winner is selected later this year. All three are Chicago-based architects.
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