Monday, April 08, 2013

No Maas Tuesday, but Stroik, Hillebrand, Mars (Roman) Holy Name, Mischa Leiner, Bill Latoza, John Norquist and more - New Additions to the April Calendar!

We've just added over half a dozen more great items to the April Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.

First the bad news:  MVRDV's Winy Maas has cancelled his Tuesday lecture at UIC, to be rescheduled this Fall.  However, that afternoon, architect Duncan G. Stroik will be at Fourth Presbyterian Church for the Society of Architectural Historians/Chicago Chapter (registration was officially closed last Monday, but if you're motivated, engage your inner resourcefulness.) 

This Wednesday, April 10th, the Graham has a panel discussion on The Artist as Philanthropist: Artist-Endowed Foundations as a New Force in Cultural Philanthropy.  This Saturday, the American Planning Association kicks off its five-day 2013 National Planning Conference at the Hyatt Regency.

On Thursday, the 18th, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Oak Park hosts 99% Invisible's Roman Mars, while on Friday the 26th, the IIT Armour College of Engineering will be at Maggiano's Little Italy with a lecture by Richard Kristie of Wiss, Janney, Elstner on The Repair of Holy Name Cathedral, and on Saturday the 27th at Francis Parker, Argonne Lab's Don Hillebrand will talk about Chicago: A Leader in Energy and Technology Breakthroughs.

This week, Mischa Leiner of CoDe will be at UIC on Monday the 8th, Bill Latoza discusses Walter Netsch's Legacy in Chicago's Parks for Friends of the Parks at the Cliff Dwellers on Tuesday, the Congress for the New Urbanism's John Norquist will talk about The Market Embraces Urbanism at CAF lunchtime on Wednesday.

And there's much, much more, this week and beyond.  When we first put up the calendar, we said we had over 50 items.  Now, we're a week into the month and we still have over 50 great items.  Check out the April Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.

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