CAC Live: An Energy Revolution to Spark Chicago’s Post-COVID Recovery
Part of the CAC’s “What’s Next” series • Join architect and urban planner Doug Farr as he introduces Carbon Free Chicago, a 30-year campaign to equitably decarbonize our region’s economy.
CAC Live: Lessons from Seattle: An Interview with Planning Chief Samuel Assefa
A special program presented by the Chicago Architecture Center in partnership with the Association of Architecture Organizations
CAC Live: "Design Is Storytelling" Book Talk
Author Ellen Lupton will share insights from her book “Design Is Storytelling,” filled with sharp commentary and social observations about the way designers use storytelling techniques to create satisfying graphics, products, services and experiences…
Teen Saturday Studio: Construction Site Visit with Clune Construction
Architects make drawings of buildings, while construction workers and contractors make those visions a reality. Visit a construction site with various construction industry professionals to learn first-hand what goes into making a space.
Current Projects: Discover Chicago’s Best Green Buildings
Chicago is a leader in eco-friendly building design, with civic buildings like libraries and academic facilities often setting the highest bar. Hear architects discuss their newest green projects and explore how the private sector can follow suit.
Daytime Talk: Chicago’s Most Endangered Buildings of 2020
What are Chicago's most endangered buildings? Find out at the unveiling of Preservation Chicago's 18th annual "Chicago 7" list. The list identifies architecturally significant structures that preservationists hope to save from the wrecking ball.
Newhouse Workshop: Open Design and Engineering
If you’re working on the “Open Design + Build” or “Architecture + Engineering” Newhouse Competition challenges, this free workshop is for you. Come gain valuable insights from CAC staff and get help getting started on your project. This workshop…