Inaugural MCHAP Award Celebration

The seven inaugural MCHAP finalist projects, represented by their architects and clients, will be celebrated at a day-long series of events for students, faculty and the general public on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at S. R. Crown Hall located at 3360 S. State Street on the Main Campus.

The day will begin with sessions designed to give students and faculty an opportunity to interact with the architects and clients of the seven buildings selected by the jury as MCHAP Inaugural Finalists:

1111 Lincoln Road In Miami, Fl, USA
Herzog & de Meuron
Jacques Herzog
Pierre de Meuron
Christine Binswanger
Jason Frantzen
UIA Management, LLC
Robert Wenett, President
Jeff Weinstein, Director of Development

Altamira Residential Building Rosario, Argentina
Rafael Iglesia Arquitectura
Guillermina Iglesia
Maria Eva Contesti

Capilla del Retiro, Los Andes, Chile
Undurraga Deves Arquitectos
Cristian Undurraga
Pablo Lopez

Iberê Camargo Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Álvaro Siza Arquitecto
Álvaro Siza
Jose Luiz Canal
Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter, Presidente do Conselho de Administracao

Mestizo Restaurant, Santiago, Chile
Smiljan Radic Studio
Cecilia Puga
Mestizo Restaurant
Igancio Mura, Owner

Nelson-Atkins Museum Of Art, Bloch Building, Kansas City, Mo, USA
Steven Holl Architects
Chris McVoy
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Marc Wilson, Director Emeritus

Seattle Central Library, Seattle, WA, USA
Joshua Prince-Ramus
Carol Patterson
Seattle Central Library
Deborah Jacobs, Director, Gates Foundation Global Library Initiative
Marcellus Turner, City Librarian

2-4 p.m. 

During this time, there will be a dialogue featuring the jury and architects discussing contemporary architecture and the metropolis in the Americas. Additional details about the daytime event will be made public soon.

6 p.m. 

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Mary Elizabeth Spies Droste, member of the IIT College of Architecture Board of Overseers, are serving as Honorary Chairs for the award benefit dinner that begins at 6 p.m. at S. R. Crown Hall. The evening will include a reception, presentation of the projects by their architects followed by dinner, and ending with the announcement of the inaugural MCHAP winner.

More information, including reserving a seat at the benefit dinner, can be found here.