Apr, 11, 2012,
3:38 PM

Architecture & Design Film Festival Starts Tomorrow

The nation’s largest film festival to celebrate remarkable architecture and design returns to Chicago tomorrow with a brand-new program of films, talk-backs, and panel discussions.

Programs run through Monday, April 16, at the Music Box Theater, 3733 North Southport Avenue. Click here for a list of films.

We recommend Eames: The Architect and the Painter, which explores the marriage and collaboration of Charles and Ray Eames. It screens at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Photo by Fuschia Foot

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Apr, 10, 2012,
2:43 PM

Katherine Rinne: Plumbing Rome

The College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology will host Katherine Rinne’s talk on “Plumbing Rome” tomorrow, April 11, at 6 p.m.

This lecture is located in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center’s auditorium, 3201 S. State Street in Chicago. It is free and open to the public.

Contact arch@iit.edu with questions.

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Apr, 6, 2012,
2:15 PM

Bernard Tshcumi: “Concept and Material” Monday lecture

Arechitect Bernard Tschumi, FAIA, presents “Concept and Material” at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 9, at Illinois Institute of Technology’s McCormick Tribune Campus Center Auditorium, 3201 South State Street.

This talk is presented by the College of Architecture and is free and open to the public. For information call 312.567.3312.

Bernard Tschumi: “Concept and Material”

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Apr, 5, 2012,
11:50 AM

Follow Mies to Win

Follow Mies van der Rohe on facebook. Then mark your calendar.

The first to “like” a post on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m. wins a $350 cut and color service at Vidal Sassoon salon in Chicago.

What’s hair got to do with Mies? Check out this blog entry to learn why we celebrated his influence on iconic stylist Vidal Sassoon for the the architect’s 126 birthday.

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