The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Archeworks is an alternative design school with a difference. In place of a traditional curriculum, students work in multidisciplinary teams with nonprofit partners to create design solutions for social needs. Founded in 1993 by internationally known architect Stanley Tigerman, FAIA ,and award winning designer Eva Maddox, FIIDA, Archeworks is located in the heart of Chicago's River North community area in a 1997 building designed by Tigerman.

Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization

Centennial Activities

Thursday, November 5, 2009 9:00am to 5:00pm

Infrastructures for Change Workshop


Keynote speaker Dr. Eric W. Sanderson — Senior Conservation Ecologist, Wildlife Conservation Society and author of The Mannahatta Project — kicks off a day-long workshop examining the process of change in our collective environments. [MORE]

Saturday, October 24, 2009 11:00am

Wellsprings Eternal: Imagination and Innovation for Oil and Water


The challenges we face ahead in managing oil and water resources can be daunting.
What are the imaginative and creative solutions being developed? Can technology and design really solve the problems we face or will we need to consider much more significant changes and sacrifices at the individual, community, and global level?
Panelists: [MORE]



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