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SUMMER 2021 ELECTIVE SEMINARS & STUDIO:
If you are considering enrolling in summer courses, you will need to do so by May 3, 2021. If minimum enrollments are not reached, we will need to cancel the courses.
ARCH 382 Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) [practice] ONLINE Instructor: Elliot Young
This course emphasizes hands-on skill development through in-class assignments; some lecture content is also included, which presents the theory behind the techniques.
ARCH 390/790 – Portfolio Design [practice] ONLINE Instructor: Christopher Wood
This course will give students the opportunity to develop their portfolios with a focus on graphic design principles while gathering knowledge from industry professionals. We will consider grids, typography, color theory, sequence, format, versatility, etc.
ARCH 650/850 –Inspired by Reality “Architecture should never be the same” ONLINE Instructor: Monika Thadhani
This studio will address the relationship between human, architecture (place), form, function, and time. Can architecture be reactive, generating its own behavioral patterns, similar to an ecosystem?
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May 13, 2021 @ 9 AM – 5 PM CT – Thesis Day
May 17, 2021 @ 12 PM – 5 PM CT – SUPERjury
May 8, 2021 @ 8:15 AM – 3 PM CT – Habitat for Humanity Build day – Sign up here
Would you like to help volunteer with Habitat for Humanity? Join us on May 8th from 8:15 am-3 pm to start framing a house! Participants are limited, so make sure you sign up fast! Use the form link and make sure to include your full name. If you are interested in knowing more info before you sign up, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 17, 2021 – Registration Deadline – Healthier Design Innovation Contest hosted by Parsons School of Design
Does your work exemplify healthy material innovation, design activism, or advocacy through design?
July 9, 2021 – Registration Deadline – 2021 Acanthus Awards hosted by The Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
The ICAA is the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the practice and appreciation of the classical tradition in architecture and the allied arts. The purpose of the Acanthus Awards is to recognize excellence and distinction in classical and traditional architecture.