November 18th, 2013

Walter H. Lewis, 85, of Champaign died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He was born Aug. 28, 1928, in Fairmount, to Walter H. and Mildred (Stultz) Lewis. He married Mary Read on Dec. 24, 1950, in Bloomington. She survives in Champaign, along with two daughters, Dianne (Bernie) McNamara of Lexington and Jane Compton of Bloomington; six grandchildren, Austin (Tracy) McNamara of Bloomington, Cameron McNamara and Evan McNamara of Lexington, Jordan McNamara of Bloomington, Kelley (fiancé Brien Kinsella) NcNamara of Towanda and Preston McNamara of Colfax.

November 11th, 2013

Eva Franch
Director, Storefront for Art and Architecture
Principal, OOAA

Lecture: Monday, November 11, 2013
5:30pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall

sponsored by the School of Architecture Annual Fund

November 04th, 2013

There has been a date change for two of our lectures. On Mon, Nov. 11th EVA FRANCH will lecture here at the Illinois School of Architecture, with DELL UPTON lecturing on Mon, Nov. 18th.

October 31st, 2013

Dan Wheeler, FAIA
Principal, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago
Professor, UIC School of Architecture

Lecture: Thursday, October 31, 2013
2:00pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall

Alden Orput Endowment Practice Series

October 30th, 2013

Massimo Lepore
Partner/Senior Architect, tamassociati

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Lecture: 5:30 pm - Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall

October 21st, 2013

Seth Wolfe is an Associate Principal and leader of Arup’s New Jersey office with over 18 years of experience. He has extensive multi-disciplinary design and management experience involving a wide variety of complex buildings and sculptures with a focus on developing structures that enhance the project's architecture through innovative use of materials and sustainable design.

Monday, October 21, 2013
5:00 P.M. – Reception: Atrium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
5:30 P.M. – Lecture: Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall

October 16th, 2013

Associate Professor Heather Minor received an honorable mention for the 2013 Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award given by the Society of Architectural Historians for her book The Culture of Architecture in Enlightenment Rome. This award was established to recognize the most distinguished works of scholarship in the history of architecture published by a North American scholar.

October 16th, 2013

Assistant Professor Marci S. Uihlein was awarded the 2013 Building Technology Educators' Society's Emerging Faculty Award.

October 16th, 2013

In June 2013, Assistant Professor Therese Tierney was awarded a 2013 Consulate General of France in San Francisco Smart and Digital Cities Fellowship as one of ten participants from academic, public and private sectors to attend the digital world festival Futur-en-Seine in Paris followed by the Innovative Cities Convention in Nice. Participants were selected based on the quality of their work on the use of new technologies and data to build the next generation of cities. Prof. Tierney presented a paper in Nice entitled “Cultural Infrastructure: From Museums to Mobile Apps.”

October 16th, 2013

David M. Chasco, FAIA, Professor and Director of the Illinois School of Architecture was honored by being named a Fellow at The American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention in Denver in June 2013. The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.