Mission Statements of Architecture Organizations

Chicago Architecture Foundation

When seeking to establish a new architecture center, a simple but informative early planning exercise is to round up the mission statements of all the organizations in your community that conduct programs examining the built environment. Seeing the range of examples often helps you begin to identify potentially overserved and underserved audiences, a starting place for determining where your organization might focus its programming efforts. This exercise also builds up your familiarity with the types of aspirational statements and community and educational promises commonly pursued by architecture organizations The following sample resource identifies how the Chicago Architecture Foundation stacks up against its local peers, and then a listing of other mission statements from communities beyond Chicago.

Posted by Lynn.Osmond on March 13, 2014 - 1:18am