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Hey Everyone! Studio final is checked off and congrats for finishing~ Rest well and eat well. Still two more weeks (including exam week) until we end classes.

I will TA on Monday at 1-2 PM before studio. I will have to cancel Thursday TA hours at 3-4 PM. If there is anything that comes up and you’d like to talk, send me email and we can zoom! I am flexible with time.

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Hello Everyone! Hope everyone had a great restful weekend and enjoyed the weather. We are 3 to 4 weeks before summer break! Keep grinding.

Wednesday, April 12 // Studio Gang Rooftop @6-8PM –LGBTQIA + Alliance Spring Social hosted by Studio Gang. Click here for more information

Friday, April 14 @10-11AM // ZOOM meeting — Interior Architecture Knowledge Community in April Meeting. Click here for more information

Friday, April 14 @12 – 1:30 PM // Webinar –BEC Chicago Webinar Series: Condensation in Low-Slope Roof Systems During Cold Weather. Click here for more information

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After your studio finals and if anyone is interested to take a well deserved break, check this out!
April 28, 29, 30 — One of a Kind — A spring show and sale at the Mart! Many artists and designers will be here! Check them out here. Tickets are available to purchase

April 22 — Pullman National Park @11 AM — It is Free RSVP in person grand lecture hall. More Information here.

Tuesday, April 25 –Talking Timber: Can Wood Save Us? @5:30 PM. Free RSVP and zoom or in person. More Information here

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Friday March 31 — Prof. Mahjoub Elnimeiri and Jong Soung Kimm, both longtime faculty members at the College of Architecture who taught alongside Takeuchi, will lead two honorary lectures about his?work

Saturday, April 1 at NOON — Professor Takeuchi passed away last year on October 28, 2022 and there will be an honorary lecture at Noon, followed by memorial gathering at 1 PM.

Week 10 TA newsletter

Welcome back from break! Hope everyone had a restful and well deserved break.

Wednesday, March 22 – Stained- Glass in Chicago’s Synagogues
Click here for more info

Friday March 24 – IIT MCHAP
Again, as per last post, please attend MCHAP Friday.

Next Friday, March 31, – IIT Arthur S. Takeuchi Honorary Lectures
Dr. Mahjoub Elnimeiri and Jong Soung Kimm will lead two honorary lectures about Arthur S. Takeuchi.

MCHAP March 24

Hello everyone! Just a friendly reminder that on March 24, your studio will be having a Studio Review Session from 9 AM to 12 NOON with one of the finalist. You are required to attend! There will be architects, clients and jurors! And . . . There will be food!

A note from your Dean:

Please remember that classes are canceled on the 24th to accommodate MCHAP activities–of which we have a full roster. Students and faculty will get exclusive opportunities to meet with the architects, their clients, and the jurors on Friday morning and afternoon (with lunch provided between). Later in the afternoon, we will begin welcoming our external guests for conversations about the program and the state of contemporary architecture in the Americas. it’s going to be a very full day–and it is all open to our community.


Hey Everyone, not sure if anyone got the pun from last post, but DAAM stands for Designers, Architects, Artists and Makers led by Professor Shelly and Elyse Agnello. DAAM is an award-winning professional design firm founded in 2016.

Check out their website and the Architect Magazine here! It’s very cool

Week 8 TA Newsletter

We are half way into the semester! Two events this week posted below all zoom.

Tuesday, February 28 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ZOOM- BIM Tips for Small Firms. Click here for more info

BIM Tips for Small Firms is a webinar presented by AIA Chicago‚Äôs Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community focusing on answering the questions small architecture firms may have about converting to or using BIM (Building Information Modeling, specifically Autodesk Revit) in their practice. Additional technology recommendations will be presented and targeted questions from small firm practitioners will be addressed.

Presented by Mark Schmieding, FAIA, Goettsch Partners

Thursday, March 3 @ 12 – 1 PM ZOOM – Design for Aging: 2023 Planning Meeting

Design for Aging will be hosting their yearly planning session, open to all who are interested in being involved in DFA. They will discuss potential programs, brainstorm program opportunities, and bring more of the architecture community into the fold.