Sunday, March 20, 2011

German Architects and Engineers, Design Excellence in Affordable Housing - two more events for March

Two more great events just added to the March calendar of Chicago Architectural Events:

Achieving Design Excellent in Affordable Housing - is a free, all-day conference on March 25 kicking off the three-day Structures for Inclusion Chicago event. The Affordable Housing symposium includes a number of panels with architects such as Patrick Tighe and Pete Landon, as well such other experts as Roberta Feldman and Dan Pitera.

On the evening of Wednesday, March 30th, the German American Chambers of Commerce will hold an opening reception for German Architects and Engineers Worldwide, a permanent exhibition which premiered at the EXPO Shanghai 2010.

That same night, Elizabeth Mossop will lecture on Landscape Agency in Urban Revitalization at IIT, and there will be a conversation with architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano at the Instituto Cervantes, to mark the opening of another major exhibition, Young Architects of Spain (YAS): A Window to the Unknown, which will run through April 17.

This week, Blair Kamin lectures at the Oak Park Public Library on Tuesday, while on Wednesday, Wheeler Kearns principals discuss their firms recent work at a CAF lunchtime lecture, while in the evening designer and now architect Matali Crasset speaks at Fullerton Hall for the Architecture and Design Society of the Art Institute, while the Structures for Inclusion Chicago conference runs at SAIC from Friday through Sunday.

There are a lot more great events this week and nearly two dozen still to come in March. Check them all out on the calendar here.

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