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June 2020

Architectural (De)Schooling: Ana Miljački x Sarah Hirschman

Moscow Architecture School MARCH10 Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya St., building 2
Moscow,Russian Federation
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These days architecture schools are trying to figure out how to conduct lectures and seminars, studios and crits online. But it is just as well a test of the very foundations of architectural education. Do we need architecture schools? Do we need them to change? Are they capable of change, to prepare to deal with this crisis and the next to come? This summer MARCH Architecture School invites educators from schools around the world to discuss the past, present and possible future of architectural education. It is a series of online conversations, which will bring together professionals,…

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July 2020

CAC Live: Retail Revolution on State Street

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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$8,

The emergence of department stores disrupted retail in the 19th and 20th centuries. Innovative collaborations between Chicago merchants and architects enabled that revolution. CAC docent Brian Kelly leads this event's attendees on a virtual trip up Chicago's State Street to investigate the rise of consumer capitalism, exemplified by the massively influential, architecturally significant stores of Marshall Field and others.

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Architectural (De)Schooling: Lucy Bullivant x Alexander Eriksson Furunes

Moscow Architecture School MARCH10 Nizhnyaya Syromyatnicheskaya St., building 2
Moscow,Russian Federation
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These days architecture schools are trying to figure out how to conduct lectures and seminars, studios and crits online. But it is just as well a test of the very foundations of architectural education. Do we need architecture schools? Do we need them to change? Are they capable of change, to prepare to deal with this crisis and the next to come? This summer MARCH Architecture School invites educators from schools around the world to discuss the past, present and possible future of architectural education. It is a series of online conversations, which will bring together professionals, free to determine the direction of their…

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CAC Live: Women in Architecture Tour

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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$8,

This virtual tour highlights famous and lesser-known buildings in downtown Chicago designed by women architects including Studio Gang’s Aqua Tower and Vista Tower, and the International Style landmark 401 North Michigan, completed in 1965 as the Equitable Building and designed in part by Natalie Griffin de Blois of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. While women in architecture and design professions were historically limited by glass ceilings—and kept out of partnership at firms both large and small—they’ve secured bigger and more visible…

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Parks and Playgrounds Camp

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Redesign a green space at this virtual camp July 6-10 for ages 11-14. Through guided lessons, hands-on activities and explorations of their neighborhoods, campers will learn about landscape architecture and the importance of parks and public spaces. All CAC summer camps will take place virtually over five consecutive days. Campers will meet with their camp leader and other campers daily, via Zoom, to get to know one another, share their work, and receive instruction and motivation to complete at-home projects.…

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Architecture Camp 1.0

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Ready to think like an architect? Join us July 6-10 for a virtual camp to learn architecture basics. Campers ages 8-10 will be introduced to sketching and model building through guided lessons, activities and virtual walking tours. All CAC summer camps will take place virtually over five consecutive days. Campers will meet with their camp leader and other campers daily, via Zoom, to get to know one another, share their work, and receive instruction and motivation to complete at-home projects.…

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CAC Live: Women of Influence Graceland Cemetery Tour

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Discover women who made lasting impacts on Chicago with a visit to their final resting places. Chicago Architecture Center docent Mary Jo Hoag leads this 45-minute live, virtual tour in the beautiful Graceland Cemetery on Chicago’s North Side. Hoag’s tour highlights several women who changed the city—some even before they were allowed to vote, hold public office, work outside the home or attend college.

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Envision: A Framework for Sustainable Infrastructure

$10

This webinar will provide an introduction to Envision, a tool within a larger system developed to help evaluate the sustainability of civil infrastructure. The program will feature a detailed overview of the tool, case studies of Envision in use, and a moderated panel of experts. As cities continue to grow and development continues to move forward, the need for sustainable infrastructure becomes paramount. In 2017, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutteres stated, “Infrastructure investment will be crucial. The world should adopt a simple rule: if big…

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EQUITY MATTERS Leadership Summit – Higher Education

Free

Panel Discussion: Ensuring Inclusive Resiliency on Our Campuses After the Pandemic, with U.S. Higher Education Leaders Join us for a discussion by university leaders are working toward enhancing the value of each student's learning experience and institutional life in higher education, with a focus on social equity. The EQUITY MATTERS Leadership Summit, moderated in part by the senior editor Sarah Brown of The Chronicle of Higher Education, will tackle these significant challenges. The convener and event host, Studio Ma, invites higher…

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CAC Live: Building Tall on Broad Shoulders

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Chicago is where innovations were developed and applied to the design and construction of the world’s very first skyscrapers. Looking at engineering breakthroughs throughout the history of high-rises, this presentation showcases five specific structural types—each utilizing a unique technology that allowed and supported building taller and taller.

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Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development –5th Edit

Roma Tre universityRome,Italy
Rome,---00118Italy
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The 5th Conference on “Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development” (UPADSD), follows the success of previous versions in 2015, 2017, 2018. It is concerned with the concept of sustainable development and the different approaches that have become essential to modern development and energy efficiency. To be a sustainable city, it must be designed with consideration of the environmental impact, for example, decreasing traffic congestion and using sustainable materials in constructions. A commitment to sustainable architecture encompasses all phases of a building including the planning,…

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