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Headshot of retired AIADO professor Ander Nereim

"Our colleague Professor Anders Nereim has retired from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago this past August. We as faculty, students and staff wish Anders and his family only the most meaningful next phase in his professional and academic career in the firm believe that no architect ever really leaves the discipline."

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As community of students, faculty and staff in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects we acknowledge and wish to congratulate our students who have been recognized and awarded for their work over the past academic year

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Roberto Quiroz

This summer, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chicago honored School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) student Roberto Quiroz with their Diversity Scholarship.

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As part of the 2020 Whatnot Studio, Kazuki Guzmán had the opportunity to participate in the French-American Online Design Schools Workshop produced by Wanted Design which focused on the COVID-19 public health crisis. Kazuki spoke with Pete Oyler, Assistant Professor in Designed Objects, about his experience collaborating and developing the “Listen: Let’s Talk!” app. 

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Chelsea Lombardo's recreation of the Thompson Center as piñata.On Monday, a trio of historic preservationists trying to save the Thompson Center will open an exhibition to broaden the public’s understanding and (perhaps) appreciation of the building. (H

Chelsea Lombardo (BFA 2019) has created an architectural piñata in the shape of the James R.

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Block Club Chicago reports on Odile Compagnon's leadership in an initiative aimed at improving pedastrian safety on the West Side.

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LEDs to Bees - SAIC

From LEDs to bees and renewable energy in between, for the past 10 years the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been busy becoming a sustainable and resilient campus. 

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Eric Hotchkiss and SAIC students designed the Douglas 18, a minigolf course set to open in Douglas Park.

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Linda Keane

Professor Linda Keane (Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects) was recently honored with the 2019

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Terracotta Moonjar at Beyond Tradition exhibition at Numeroventi gallery, Florence, Italy (2019) (Courtesy the Artist)

Yoon-Young Hur (BFA 2006) was featured in the Architect's Newspaper about how she channls architecture into her ceramic work, which is deeply rooted in her Korean heritage. 

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Walter Hood - SAIC

Walter Hood (MFA 2013) and his Oakland, California, based design firm, Hood Design Studio were recently spotlighted in an article in 

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