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The Chicago Architecture Center’s Industry Council program offers exclusive benefits and unique opportunities for businesses wanting to support the education, exploration and appreciation of architecture and design.

The Industry Council gives your company access to a selective network of firms that are involved in Chicago’s built environment. All Industry Council members receive exclusive benefits and recognition, including invites to networking events and complimentary CAC exhibit and tour passes.

Other benefits include:

  • Increased brand visibility
  • Employee volunteer opportunities
  • Discounts on CAC programs
  • Discounts on CAC store items
  • Open House Chicago Priority Access passes

Membership levels

All Industry Council members receive exclusive benefits and recognition. To learn more, contact Val Adams, Manager of Corporate Relations, at vadams@architecture.org or 312.561.2114.

The Industry Council is divided into two levels: City Builders and Corporate Partners.

City Builders provide their support by committing to a gift of $25,000 or more through a one-time gift or multi-year pledge.

CITY BUILDERS
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Corporate Partners provide their support with an annual membership at one of four levels, beginning at $1,500.

CORPORATE PARTNERS
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS 


INDUSTRY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP BREAKFASTS

Every quarter, the CAC hosts a Industry Council leadership breakfast that features a noteworthy speaker who addresses hot topics in architecture, design or urbanism.

2019 DATES
Q1: March 28—Guest speaker Mark Lamster, Dallas Morning News architecture critic
Q2: June 19—Judy Frydland, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Buildings
Q3: September 26
Q4: November 21


Current members

Principal Level

Eckenhoff SaundersForward SpaceRelated Midwest

The John Buck CompanyThornton TomasettiGoettsch Partners

Turner Construction Company FoundationAdrian Smith + Gordon Gill ArchitectureMagellan Development

Sterling BayArcelorMittalLendleaseULSOMUSG Foundation

PARTNER LEVEL

Perkins + Willexp.Studio Gang ArchitectsGolub & CompanyDMA

Oxford CapitalCouncil on Tall Buildings and Urban HabitatRiverside InvestmentsStone Real EstateTawani Property Mgmn't

LEADER LEVEL

Skender ConstructionCallison RTKL AssociatesStantecHeitmanBarnes & Thornburg

Epstein OzingaHarley Ellis DevereauxKrueck + Sexton ArchitectsClune Construction Company

Ghafari Associates, LLCW.E. O'Neil ConstructionWoha, SingaporeAIA ChicagoDLA Piper

Executive ConstructionJahn LLCWMA Consulting EngineersGensler

Solomon Cordwell BuenzMagnusson Klemencic AssociatesbKL ArchitectureExecutive ConstructionPappageorge HaymesSyska Hennessy Group

ASSOCIATE LEVEL

BASF Corporation
Experis
DMAC Architecture

 

Cushman & Wakefield
HOK
Site Design Group, Ltd.

 

Dassault Systemes
NORR
Wiss, Janney, Elstner

ENTREPRENEUR LEVEL

ARUP
Bear Construction
Cannon Design
Chicago Metal Rolled Products
Clark Construction
Clayco
Columbian Model & Exhibit Works

 

Dyson
Eastlake Studio
FGP Atelier
Gilbane
Holabird & Root
Orren Pickell Building Group
Ratio Architects
Ross Barney Architects

 

SmithGroup
SMNG A Ltd.
Structured Development LLC
STL Architects
thyssenkrup
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Wheeler Kearns Architects
WSP