February 25th, 2015

Nick Wilding
Department of History, Georgia State University

Lecture: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
4:00pm - Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum

Lecture Title: "Fake, Facsimile, Print: The Techniques and Technologies of Textual Reproduction, 1450 to the Future"

The Philipp Fehl Memorial Lecture
Hosted by:School of Architecture, School of Art + Design

February 23rd, 2015

Manuel Bailo
Principal, BailoRull + Add Architecture

Lecture: Monday, February 23, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "From Body to Field"


February 18th, 2015

Mabel Wilson
Associate Professor, GSAPP - Columbia University

Lecture: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
4:30pm - Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
Co-sponsored by the School of Architecture and the Spurlock Museum

Lecture Title: "Other Monumentalities - Race, Style and National Architecture"

February 11th, 2015

The City of Normal is considering construction of a cutting-edge, highly sustainable and highly exploratory new library and is presently evaluating several "green-grass" site options. To assist the City of Normal StudioGC Architects who was providing pre-design services that included visioning, programming, site assessment and conceptual design teamed with Arch 572 Design led by Professor Kevin Hinders to explore potential site build-outs. This studio worked with StudioGC to provide outstanding exploratory investigations which responded to client needs and cultural context.

February 10th, 2015

Architecture 476 students working under the direction of Professor Sara Bartumeus visited the Chicago Studio on February 6th. Accompanying Professor Joy Malnar's Architecture 572 Studio they attend two meetings with officials of the City of Chicago, Department of Planning & Development and the 33rd Aldermanic Ward. Afterward the group visited The Chicago Studio at 224 South Michigan Avenue located within the office of VOA Associates, Inc. That evening VOA hosted a welcoming reception to introduce the Chicago Studio students to the VOA community.

February 09th, 2015

The Illinois School of Architecture Makeseries competition is excited to announce the three finalists for the Spring 2015 competition. Two of these teams were selected by a jury of faculty members while the third team was selected from a student vote held during the exhibit reception Monday night. All three teams will have one month to revise and improve their designs based on jury comments before one final winner is announced and constructed by the end of the semester. The winning teams are as follows:

February 09th, 2015

Parsa Khalili
Assistant Professor, Institute of Architecture, University of Applied Arts Vienna - Studio Lynn
UIUC Plym Traveling Fellow Lecture

Lecture: Monday, February 9, 2015
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

Lecture Title: "Campus Martius East"


February 02nd, 2015

The Illinois School of Architecture Makeseries1 would like to invite all students and faculty to their spring competition exhibit on February 2nd located in Temple Buell Architecture Gallery in the Architecture Building. There will be a reception at 6pm along with the student vote from 6-7pm. All ISoA students will be able to vote for which project they think should continue into the next round of the competition along with two other projects selected by a faculty jury.

January 30th, 2015

Contact: Tiffany Clotfelter, 312-251-9931, tclotfelter@ksapr.com

January 30, 2015

Illinois Public Housing Authority’s Efficient Living Program Recognized for Saving 34 Million Gallons of Water for Residents with Low Incomes

URBANA, ILL. – The Illinois Public Housing Authority Efficient Living Program (ILPHA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture has been awarded the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (MEEA) 2015 Inspiring Efficiency Impact Award.

January 08th, 2015

The School of Architecture Historic Preservation Program is partnering with the Historic Preservation Trades Program at Savannah Technical College to embark on an ecological-based new volunteer accommodations complex at the Fort Pulaski National Monument near Savannah, Georgia. The design/build project will combine preservation and sustainability ideas developed by Illinois architecture students with traditional-based fabrication work by Savannah Tech’s preservation trades students. The National Park Service will fund the joint design initiative for the Spring 2015 semester.