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Illinois Institute of Technology

July 11, 2012

Professor Robert J. Krawczyk was an invited speaker at the International Society of The Arts, Mathematics and Architecture Conference, ISAMA 2012, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2012. Krawczyk's speech was entitled "Exploring Digital Fabrication."

Living Room Realty’s new exhibit, Objects in Space, will feature work by Studio Associate Professor Paul Pettigrew. The show, open June 22 – August 3, displays living spaces in a storefront gallery, and highlights locally sourced and produced furniture, textiles, and accessories. Pettigrew’s iCharnley, an iPod stereo system, will be included in the exhibit. The stereo was built into and around a single piece of quartersawn white oak fumigated in ammonium to match the patina of the Charnley House interior woodwork. The white oak came from Chicago's urban forest via Horigan Urban Forest Products.  For more information, visit:

Chicago Architecture Foundation’s new exhibit premiering June 22nd features College of Architecture undergraduate and graduate studio work. Unseen City: Designs for a Future Chicago tackles the question, “What might this neighborhood and city become?” Designs include a 19th century boulevard transformed for the 21st, a horizontal deconstructed Willis Tower, an industrial district as creative hub, and a skyscraper that scrubs the air.

IIT exhibits: 

Hi-Rise, Lo-Carb
Studio Associate Professor Antony Wood, Spring 2012 undergraduate studio Collaboration with Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Garfield Boulevard:  Completely Stripped Naked, Dirty, and Wet
Assistant Professor Marshall Brown
, Fall 2011 graduate studio

For more information, visit the Chicago Architecture Foundation website:

The July/August 2012 issue of Chicago Architect magazine includes an article on Associate Professor Frank Flury’s recent undergraduate design/build studio project. IIT students adopted the local vernacular—the round barn—for their design of a visitor support facility at Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois. Read the article at:

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