Women in the Built World (1/27), Taliesin Preservation (2/2), Edgar Miller Legacy (2/9), Studio Gang Tour (3/3)

Women in the Built World Symposium
When: Friday, January 27, 2017, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
Where: Pella Showroom, Suite #100, Merchandise Mart.
What: An all-day conference offered by the Structural
Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI), Women in
Structural Engineering (WiSE), Women in Restoration and
Engineering (WiRE), and Chicago Women in Architecture
(CWA). Join women in the building industry to learn about
the History of Women and Our Built World (Anna Lewis),
Innovation and STEM programs, Women in Leadership,
Working Moms, Entrepreneurship, Salary Negotiation,
Forensic Engineering for Historic Properties, and a keynote
presentation by Carol Ross Barney, FAIA. 1.5 hours of
CEU credit available for architects and other attendees.
Light breakfast, lunch, and cocktail hour included.
Cost: $50.00 for members of the participating organizations,
and $70.00 for non-members.
Registration: Further information, visit www.cwarch.org.
Below: Carol Ross Barney, FAIA, Women in the Built
World Symposium keynote speaker; below, the Cermak
McCormick Station, Chicago, Ross Barney Architects.

Architect John Waters of Victorian Society
in America Speaks on Taliesin East Effort

When: Thursday, February 2, from 5:45-7:30 pm
Where: AIA Chicago, 35 E. Upper Wacker Drive, # 250
What: Architect John Waters, a consultant to Taliesin
Preservation, Preservation Programs Manager at the Frank
Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, and co‐director of the
Victorian Society in America Chicago Summer Schools, will
present an overview of work at Taliesin and discuss the
preservation team’s approach. In particular, the team seeks to
learn from the buildings at Taliesin themselves and follow the
cues they give in their development of solutions to meet
preservation goals in the unique environment created by
Frank Lloyd Wright at his Wisconsin home and studio.
This talk is hosted by the Chicago Chapter of the American
Institute of Architects, and is free to the public. It will include
a short presentation on the VSA’s Summer Schools
programs, located in London, Newport, and Chicago.
Cost: Free to members of CCSAH and AIA.
RSVP: On AIA Chicago website, www.aiachicago.org.

Edgar Miller Legacy talk at AIA Chicago
When: Thursday, February 9, 2017, from 5:45-7:30 p.m.
Where: AIA Chicago, 35 E. Upper Wacker Drive, #250
What: “Edgar Miller: Rediscovering Chicago’s Forgotten
Renaissance Man”, second in a five-part series presented
by the Edgar Miller Legacy. Speakers for this event include
Zac Bleicher, director of Edgar Miller Legacy, Todd
Palmer, Executive Director, Chicago Architecture
Biennial, and Professor Michelangelo Sabatino, Director
of the PhD program at IIT’s College of Architecture. They
will present an illustrated talk on the incredible history and
art of one of Chicago’s creative geniuses, Edgar Miller. For
more information, visit www.edgarmiller.org/program or
the AIA Chicago website.
Cost: Free to members of CCSAH and AIA.
RSVP: Please sign up at www.aiachicago.org.

Above: University of Chicago Campus North Residential
Commons, new dormitories by Studio Gang architects,
2016, at 55th and University.

Tour of Studio Gang Office in Chicago
When: Friday, March 3, 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Studio Gang, 1150 W. Division Street, top floor
(attendees, please meet in ground floor entry lobby 15
minutes prior to the tour).
What: We have been invited to tour the Chicago office
of Studio Gang, the architecture firm of the
internationally renowned architect Jeanne Gang. The
studio has just won an AIA Honor Award for Writers’
Theatre in Glencoe IL. Other recent projects in Chicago
are City Hyde Park apartments and the University of
Chicago North Campus Residential Commons, 2016. Ms.
Gang has been tapped to design projects around the
world, including new projects in this country in Chicago,
Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis. Note
that the office is one half block east of the CTA Blue Line
Division Street subway stop.
Note: Capacity is extremely limited, so please
reserve early, as first come are first served.
RSVP: to Judy Freeman at jrfree3500@aol.com