September 28th, 2015

Philip Freelon, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C
Founder/President, The Freelon Group, Inc.
Managing/Design Director, Perkins+Will

Lecture: Monday, September 28, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "Working in the Public Realm: Recent Museum and Library Projects"

September 24th, 2015

FAA will host its inaugural Arts Exchange on October 27 and 28. Open to all currently enrolled undergraduates, this program of interactive workshops led by FAA faculty and staff will let students dip into all areas of the arts—from conducting music to touring Allerton Park to learning t'ai chi to making jewelry to brainstorming new uses for a historic building and beyond. This fun two-day exploration of the visual, performing, design, and environmental arts will take the place of most regularly scheduled classes.

September 19th, 2015

Michael Ford
Principal, BrandNu Design

Lecture: Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:30am - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "LeCorbusier and Hip Hop Inspired Architecture"

September 19th, 2015

NOMAS presents the 2015 Annual Symposium "Breaking the Glass Ceiling"

 September 19, 2015

Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

September 08th, 2015

Congratulations to Stephanie Henry, M.Arch ’16 and Timothy Kennedy M.Arch ’16 for winning Honorable Mention in the Inaugural Students for Classical Architecture Student Design Awards for their designs for the Fort Pulaski National Monument Accommodations Project.

August 21st, 2015

Illinois School of Architecture students Sang Oh Jo, Junga Hong, and Do Yoon Kim were recently named as runners-up for their team entry to the perFORM 2015 Design Competition, which challenged entrants to design a new net-zero energy, mixed-use, multifamily building in Portland, Oregon. With the competition open to architecture students and interns based in the US and Canada, the Illinois team's proposal was one of only three projects selected for awards (a first place and two runner-up winners). This recognition comes with a $1,500 monetary award.

August 19th, 2015

Check out this great article connecting Pixar and Architecture, authored by Professor Kathryn Anthony and graduate student Anastasia Sekalias.

4 Lessons Pixar Films Can Teach Us About Architecture

August 12th, 2015

Visiting Lecturer David Emmons recently collaborated with a former U of I exchange student, Claire Gaspin, on a competition entry entitled "Moonboxes: A Lunar Safari" which was awarded 3rd Place in the 24Hr: Moon Competition sponsored by Ideas Forward. The competition's premise was to envision a settlement on the moon with scientific research purposes that would be co-financed by space tourism. The competition was the 7th edition of the "24Hr" series and received several entries from across the globe.

July 20th, 2015

Third place was awarded to "Riyadh General Hospital," a proposal from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign students Joshua Chen and Jienan Zhang. "A sophisticated solution that grapples with religion and gender issues," was how a juror characterized the plan to bring a new hospital typology to Saudi Arabia's capital city.

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July 07th, 2015

The Illinois School of Architecture is featured in the Summer 2015 issue of Community Concierge Magazine.