The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently awarded the Minor Residence, by Clinical Assistant Professor Grant Gibson’s firm, CAMESgibson, a Citation of Merit in the 2020 Small Project Awards. The project is a renovation of and addition to a ballon-frame structure in Chicago built in the 1860s and 1870s.
In addition, Edwin Casas, a 2020 BSArch graduate who will start in the MArch program at UIC this fall, was named a recipient of the 2020–21 AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded to one graduate student and one undergraduate student attending Chicago-area programs each year, and provides mentorship in addition to financial support. For more on the scholarship, visit the AIA Chicago website.