The UIC College
of Architecture and the Arts has formed a partnership with Lane
Technical High School and Marwen to present "Think Like an Architect:
Partnership for Architectural Education," a hands-on exposure to
the widening professional role of architects. Participating high
school students will present a collection of their final projects
from various fieldwork assignments around Chicago during an opening
reception at Marwen.
Tuesday, June 27 5 - 7 p.m.
Exhibit June 27 - July 28.
833 N. Orleans St.
supports high school curriculum while extending it into the real-world
environment," said Sharon Haar, assistant professor of architecture.
"Think Like an Architect introduces students to the architectural
community and workplace through practical fieldwork. Drawing, modeling,
photography, public speaking and writing are used to help students
envision space and movement on a variety of scales."
joint program is funded by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and
the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.
With 25,000 students, the University of Illinois at Chicago is the
largest and most diverse university in the Chicago area.UIC
is home to the largest medical school in the United States and is
one of only 88 national Research I universities. Located just west
of Chicago's Loop, UIC is a vital part of the educational, technological
and cultural fabric of the area.