Wednesday, January 01, 2014

150 North Riverside, Jeanne Gang on Radical Creativity, Achilles on the Auditorium, Vernon on Griffin and more: Just Posted! the January Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events

Once more into the breach, dear friends - we've just put up the January 2014 Calendar of Chicago
Architectural Events.

The year starts slowly but we still have dozens of great items in the first month of the New Year, beginning with representatives of Wiss, Janney, Elstner and Thorton Tomasetti discussing Hurricane Sandy and Coastline Rebuilding Efforts for the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois,

Lunchtime Wednesdays at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, it begins with building previews -on the 8th, with Steven M. Nilles and Joachim Schuessler of Goettsch Partners discussing 150 North Riverside, which has just landed its anchor tenant; and the 15th finds representatives from Solomon Cordwell Buenz and Loyola discussing the school's under-construction Institute of Environmental Sustainability.  Then on the 22nd, Julia Bachrach, Elizabeth Patterson and Frances O'Cherony Archer talk about the Chicago Historic Schools website, a fantastic new resource of images and information.  On the 29th, Chicago Chief Sustainability Officer Karen Weigert talks about Building a Livable, Competitive and Sustainable City.

Want more?  Christopher Vernon flies in from Australia to talk about Walter Burley Griffin, the
Oak Park Studio's Landscape Architect at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple on Thursday, the 9th, while Rolf Achilles takes on The Significance of The Auditorium Building for Landmarks Illinois in the structure's Murray-Green Library on Thursday the 16th.

On Wednesday morning, January 22nd, Jeanne Gang talks about Radical Creativity and Collaborative Design at The Executive's Club of Chicago's Women's Leadership Breakfast, while over at APA Chicago, Adam Rosa discusses A Tale of Two Neighborhoods: The HUD Choice Neighborhoods in Action on Tuesday the 28th.

New shows:  Chromatic Patterns for the Graham Foundation:
Judy Ledgerwood opens on the 23rd, while ArchiTech Gallery launches its new show, Alfonso Iannelli and the Studios, Saturday the 3rd.

There's lot more, so check out all the goodies on the January 2014 Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for continuing the calendar, Mr. Becker!