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The American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter, is the largest organization of licensed architects, architectural interns, and allied professionals within Illinois. It is the second largest AIA chapter in the country. Of the 83,000 AIA members across the country, over 3,000 belong to the Chicago chapter which was founded in 1869.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009 noon to 1:00pm
In January 2009, the Regional & Urban Design Knowledge Community of AIA Chicago starts a year-long lunchtime lecture series of programs around the major themes of the Plan of Chicago. The series is open to AIA Chicago members and others. Bring your lunch; beverages are provided. [MORE]
This invitational competition supported by the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust will result in a lasting memorial, constructed from the winning design, to honor the memory of Daniel Burnham and his Plan of Chicago, show the importance of his work, and provide inspiration for the future. Two exhibits and a catalog of all the entries are also planned.
Exhibit : Friday, August 21, 2009 to Sunday, November 1, 2009
This exhibit features David Woodhouse Architects' winning design and three-dimensional scale model for a proposed Burnham Memorial at a site on the Museum Campus just north of the Field Museum. DWA's design was one of 19 entries submitted by architectural firms throughout the country in the two-phase competition. [MORE]