When Doing Good for the Community is Good for the Architect
Feb13

When Doing Good for the Community is Good for the Architect

John Syvertsen has been to a lot of ribbon cuttings. The one that he’ll always remember wasn’t a high-profile project. It was the opening of an elevator. Syvertsen, senior principal at Cannon Design, is one of the many Chicago architects who try to give back to the community. He was one of the featured speakers at “Public Interest Architecture In Practice” presented by AIA Chicago on February 8 at the School of the Art Institute of...

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AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception
Jun03

AIA Chicago Young Architects Award Members Recognized At Reception

Five  members of the American Institute of Architects were recognized for meritorious achievement Thursday night at the Ukranian Village home of Joe Valerio and Linda Searl. They were the 2013 A.I.A. Young Architects Award recipients. The quintet has one other thing in common: they are all practicing architects in the Windy City, and they make up one-third of the national AIA Young Architects Award winners. AIA Chicago President Peter...

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Profile: Katherine Darnstadt, One of Chicago’s AIA Young Architects of the Year
Feb19

Profile: Katherine Darnstadt, One of Chicago’s AIA Young Architects of the Year

People are always sending us e-mail messages asking for information about Chicago’s latest and greatest architecture.  Today we present one of Chicago’s latest and greatest architects. Katherine Darnstadt is one of five people from Chicagoland selected for this year’s AIA Young Architects Award.  The AIA describes her thusly: Through her practice, Latent Design, Darnstadt seeks to create “social, economic, and...

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