A Look Inside the Mind of an Architect
Aug20

A Look Inside the Mind of an Architect

  What does music have in common with an architect’s creative process? For Craig Cernek, the answer is easy. Cernek, plays rock guitar when he’s not wearing his architect’s cap. The President of The Archi/Build Group says music, like architecture, has a symmetry and repetition of themes. The repetition and balance he finds in music part of his inspiration for the table he designed which won a 2013 AIA Chicago Small Project Award....

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Small Projects Honored At Third Annual AIA Large Party
May06

Small Projects Honored At Third Annual AIA Large Party

The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s third annual Small Projects Competition generated a record high 107 submissions this year and the winners ran the gamut from a treehouse chapel designed by Architecture Is Fun, to an art studio in the woods designed by David Genc. For sheer weirdness, though, Craig Cernek’s “Equilibrium” was the clear frontrunner. Cernek’s cocktail table might well have given Isaac...

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