Posts Tagged ‘aia’

IFF Access Housing wins AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award

IFF Access Housing 2032 W Dickens rehab elevation

LBBA is proud to announce IFF Access Housing received the 2019 AIA/HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award for Housing Accessibility: Alan J. Rothman Award. The award recognizes projects that demonstrate excellence in improving housing accessibility for people with disabilities. Developed by IFF, IFF Access Housing utilizes previously vacant lots and foreclosed homes to provide…

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Woodlawn Park featured in I Look Up Film Challenge

Photo of The Burnham with 'I look Up Film Challenge' overlay

AIA recently launched their third annual I Look Up Film Challenge; a competition that encourages collaboration between architects and filmmakers to share architectural stories. This year’s theme, Blueprint for Better, focuses on projects that are helping bring positive social change to communities. Thanks to filmmaker Mohammad Abassi, LBBA’s multi-phase Woodlawn Park project was submitted to…

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Catherine Baker Presents at the 2017 AIA Conference

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, April 27-29, Orlando

On Friday, April 28th, at the 2017 AIA national conference, LBBA’s Catherine Baker and Tracy Baim, publisher at Windy City Times, will present tiny houses as a possible solution to youth homelessness. “Tiny House in a Big City: Competition/Construction Case Study” looks at the international Tiny Homes competition to understand planning, costs, and other challenges…

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Jeff Bone Named AIA Fellow

Jeff Bone named AIA fellow 2017

LBBA Principal Jeff Bone is named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Today the Institute announced its newest members to the College of Fellows—a list of 186 architects, 13 in Chicago—after rigorous review. The distinction is AIA’s highest honor and recognizes architects for their exceptional work and significant contributions to society and the…

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8/1: AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award Webinar

Three women standing in front of the main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative at sunset

Learn more about the AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards and the design and construction of the awarded projects during aia housing knowledge community’s webinar taking place this coming Monday at 1pm. Catherine will be presenting LBBA’s work on Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, which was recognized for its incorporation of housing within other community amenities for the purpose of…

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DA+HC Wins National AIA/HUD Secretary’s Award

Main entrance of Dorchester Artist and Housing Collaborative

Redevelopment of the former Dante Harper public housing into Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative (DA+HC). Barry Rustin Photography.   “very visible and so empowering – this is part of something very large and momentous happening in chicago right now.”  – jury comments   The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the…

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Grandfamily Housing Fills Void of Vacant Lot

Resident pushing stroller by apartment doors of Roseland Village Grandfamily Apartments

By Jack Schroeder, AIA, LEED AP, This article first appeared in AIA’s newsletter on social impact, March 29, 2016. See more of Roseland Village Grandfamily Apartments here. standing in front of a vacant, trash-strewn site in the roseland neighborhood on the far southside of chicago, one of our best and most inspiring clients came to…

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Sounding off in Springfield

Chyanne Husar, Alex Acevedo, Emma Jasinsku, Representative Edward Acevedo, and Tina Wong smiling at camera in government office

LBBA’s Terran Wilson and Emma Jasinski bused down to Springfield last week with other Chicago architects, landscape architects, and structural engineers for AIA’s annual event, Prairie Grassroots. The event, started in 2005, brings architects together with our representatives so that we may lobby for bills and policies pertinent to the field. In addition to the issues…

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