CAC Live: Architect Talk: 2020 Pritzker Prize Laureates Grafton Architects
Don’t miss this lecture from 2020 Pritzker Prize laureates Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects, co-presented with the Irish Consulate General in Chicago. Founded in 1978, Grafton lays claim to noteworthy buildings worldwide.
CAC Live: Reflections of an Architecture Critic: A Conversation with Blair Kamin
During 28 years as architecture critic at the Chicago Tribune, Blair Kamin deepened civic awareness of design. Join Kamin as he revisits three decades of skyline-shaping towers, imaginative local projects and transformations of the public realm.
CAC Live: Vincent Scully Masterclass Series: See Like an Architect
Refine your eye for detail in this special series of programs hosted by notable Chicago designers. Held the first Tuesdays in March, April and May, See Like an Architect examines timeless fundamentals in conceiving and communicating architecture.
CAC Live: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago and the Civil War
Rosehill Cemetery is the final resting place of many individuals involved in the Civil War including political leaders, newspaper editors who shaped public opinion and officers who led brigades.
CAC Live: Design Dialogues: Healthy Buildings and the Workplace
The pandemic puts health and safety in the workplace to the test, with improved airflow and sanitation taking on new urgency. Learn what goes into designing healthy buildings and how these approaches apply to office and residential settings alike.
Behind-the-Scenes Virtual Tour: St. Regis Chicago (formerly Vista Tower)
Don’t miss this donor-exclusive virtual tour of the nearly complete St. Regis Chicago (formerly Vista Tower). The architect-led tour reveals design and engineering moves, newly finished spaces and sweeping skyline views. A live Q&A follows.
CHICAGO-LONDON INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE: Tall Buildings & the Zero-Carbon Agenda
Join designers and planners from Chicago and London as we discuss how tall buildings and the zero-carbon agenda affect both cities.
CAC Live: The Evolution of School Design in Chicago
From historic buildings that escaped the Chicago Fire of 1871 to stunning contemporary designs, explore how Chicago's schools have been adapted for today's needs.
CAC Live: Chicago's Most Endangered Buildings 2021
What buildings in Chicago are most endangered this year? Find out at the unveiling of the 19th annual “Chicago 7,” a list from Preservation Chicago that identifies significant structures preservationists hope to protect from the wrecking ball.
CAC Live: Hindsight 2020: Chicago Design and Development in a Turbulent Year
Don’t miss this special year-in-review program with CAC President and CEO Lynn Osmond. Hear how local architects, planners and developers pushed ahead with key projects and initiatives during a most challenging 2020.