Posts Tagged ‘CPS’

Fun With Architecture: LBBA Labs Fall Session at After School Matters

After School Matters class at Milennium Park Jay Pritzker Pavillion

By Destiny McClellan Last Fall, LBBA hosted our third Labs program in partnership with After School Matters. Below, one of the teens from our program shares her thoughts on the sessionDestiny McClellan is a sophomore that attends King College Prep and is 15 years old. She likes food, music, and fashion. On the first day…

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Meet the newest LBBA Labs team!

  We are excited to announce cityLab 2017! In its 8th year, LBBA Labs hire high school students to research an issue facing a neighborhood and offer design recommendations through a current LBBA project. The focus of each Lab is developed in partnership with a community organization. In partnership with Heartland Housing, cityLab 2017 engages five high school students and three college mentors in…

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AIA Chicago, Chicago Public Schools Partner for Girls Architecture Workshop

Last Tuesday, the UIC School of Architecture hosted 80 6th-7th grade girls from three area Chicago Public Schools for AIA Chicago’s third annual youth and architecture event. LBBA’s Terran Wilson and Maggie Jarr helped lead the girls in a model-building activity that aimed to spark their interest in architecture and design through an exploration of…

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The ACE Mentor Program Chicago

  It’s spring time, and for Victor that means it’s the end of the season for the ACE Mentor Program. Victor joined the ACE (which stands for Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentor Program back in 2007. The program connects high school students (mostly from Chicago Public Schools) with Architecture, Construction, and Engineering industry professionals, dividing…

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