IIT College of Architecture

News  Feb 25th 2021A Conversation with Landscape Architect Mia Lehrer

Join us on March 3 for a lecture by renowned landscape architect and environmental advocate Mia Lehrer, FASLA, founder of Studio-MLA and internationally recognized for her progressive landscape design and advocacy for sustainable and people-friendly public spaces. — Full Story

Lectures  Jan 27th 2021Introducing the Spring 2021 Ph.D. Architectural Research Forum

For the spring 2021 semester, the Ph.D. program at the College of Architecture will host the Architectural Research Forum, a series of weekly talks presented by a number of distinguished experts, including a number of College of Architecture faculty and alumni, to give interdisciplinary discussions on the future of the city. — Full Story

  Jan 26th 2021Spring 2021 Lectures

This semester, the College of Architecture will host Michael Murphy, Mia Lehrer, and many other distinguished architects and individuals for exclusive lectures and discussions. — Full Story

News  Oct 15th 2020A Conversation with Jeanne Gang

The College of Architecture invites its students, faculty, alumni, and extended community for a conversation with renowned architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang on Wednesday, October 21. — Full Story

News  Oct 9th 2020Productora: Being the Mountain Book Launch

On October 14 the College of Architecture will host Productora––awarded the 2016 Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Practice––for its launch of “Being the Mountain,” which examines the relationship between architecture and the ground it occupies. — Full Story

News  Sep 14th 2020Fall 2020 Lectures

Jeanne Gang, Barclay and Crousse, and many other distinguished architects to present virtual lectures exclusively for the IIT Architecture Community. — Full Story

News  Jun 4th 2020The Architectural Problem of Working from Home

College of Architecture Studio Assistant Professor Leslie Johnson is teaching Conditions of Interiority, which aims to study dwellings and their varying typologies across the globe and throughout history in the context of a quarantined world. — Full Story

News  Mar 24th 2020Summer 2020 Internship Opportunities

The College of Architecture’s faculty and students enjoy a longstanding relationship with professional practice in Chicago, a city with a vibrant history of innovation. For this reason, many professional firms are committed to providing unique internship opportunities specifically for our students. — Full Story

News  Mar 4th 2020Panel Discussion: Modes of Practice

On March 11 Benjamin Ball, Doris Sung, and Alison Von Glinow will participate in a moderated discussion and Q&A session that will reflect on their individual methods of practice and how they’ve leveraged their experiences beyond traditional architecture practice. — Full Story

Lectures  Feb 13th 2020Gregg Pasquarelli: Out of Practice

As a founding principal of SHoP, Pasquarelli has served as lead partner on many of the firm’s most prominent projects in New York City, including the Barclays Center, Pier 17, 111 West 57th Street, and the American Copper Buildings. — Full Story

News  Jan 28th 2020AIAS Guest Lecturer: David Benjamin

David Benjamin is both the founding principal of The Living, as well as an associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. — Full Story

Lectures  Jan 14th 2020Lee Bey: Southern Exposure

On January 27 the College of Architecture will host acclaimed architecture photographer, writer, historian, and critic Lee Bey, who will present his book on the overlooked architecture of Chicago’s South Side.  — Full Story

  Nov 12th 2019College of Architecture Announces its 2019 Ph.D. Symposium

From November 15–17 the College of Architecture will host its fourth annual symposium for the Ph.D. program. The forum titled “Buildings, Cities, and Performance” will revolve around the theme of simulation-based and data-driven methodologies in environmental research. — Full Story

Featured  Nov 11th 2019Our Great, Great Wall

An art installation spearheaded by Illinois Institute of Technology Visiting Assistant Professor Jennifer Park, and completed with the help of 13 second-year Illinois Tech architecture students aims to explore the political implications of architecture.  — Full Story

Lectures  Aug 23rd 2019Fall 2019 Lectures and Events

An SOM Symposium honoring legendary structural engineer Bill Baker, an exhibit on featuring photographs of 11 Mies-designed buildings, and much more. — Full Story

Featured  Aug 22nd 2019Gary Hilderbrand: Living Surface

Landscape architect Gary R. Hilderbrand will present the annual Peter Schaudt Lecture. The lecture is a part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s Urban Future initiative, which promotes research contributing to the development of smarter and more sustainable cities. — Full Story

Featured  Aug 8th 2019Tom Jacobs: Creative Activism Now

On September 16, as part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s upcoming Shapeshift design festival, Adjunct Professor Tom Jacobs will present “Creative Activism Now.”  — Full Story