The Chicago Architecture Foundation serves as the signature education partner to the Chicago Architecture Biennial. CAF's Director of Research and Interpretation Jen Masengarb, author of the Biennial's Gallery Guide, reviews key installations and themes on view at the Biennial's 2017 exhibition hall.
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This resource includes a recording of the July 27, 2017 AAO Webinar: Creating an Architecture Center.
This resource includes a recording of the May 4, 2017 AAO Webinar with Samantha Weaver. Six nonprofits in Pittsburgh offer K-12 architectural education programs of one stripe or another, so they joined together to form the Architecture Learning Network (ALN) to help high school students navigate their options. What began with a shared calendar listing grew into a system of learning pathways and digital badges thanks to a grant from the Sprout Fund.
As part of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Marta Viciedo and Irvans Augustin of Urban Impact Lab discussed innovative community engagement projects that inform the public about climate resilience.
As part of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Gretchen Rabinkin from the Boston Society of Architects & BSA Foundation spoke about effective community engagement at the neighborhood scale to address rising sea levels.
As the opening address of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Manny Diaz, Former Mayor of Miami (2001 – 2009) spoke about how his innovative approaches to urban planning, sustainability, infrastructure investment and arts and culture transformed Miami. Read the full text of his speech at the link.
As part of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Rebecca Bailey discussed how Historic Environment Scotland is using community-led heritage projects to empower groups and establish sustainable networks for collaboration in the future.
As part of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Tanya Lindkvist provided an update on plans for the Danish Architecture Center's new home.
As part of the 2016 Design Matters Conference, Gabrielle Lyon presented about the Chicago Architecture Foundation's new graphic novel version of the Wacker Manual.