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    Peter Binggeser

    Architecture Undergraduate

    As Peter Binggeser undertook more and more courses at IIT College of Architecture, he felt his career interests shifting, moving away from more traditional architectural pursuits and instead toward combining architecture with art and design.
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    Dirk Denison

    IIT College of Architecture Faculty

    As architecture gives life to a community, so do its architects. Associate Professor Dirk Denison is one architect who is making a difference on campus and beyond.
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    John DeSalvo

    IIT College of Architecture Faculty

    John DeSalvo, adjunct associate professor and Design Studio critic at IIT's College of Architecture, had an opportunity to add to his portfolio in a unique way.
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    Field Chapel

    Boedigheim, Germany

    Over the spring and summer of 2009, a team of 12 students in the Advanced Design/Build Studio led by Frank Flury, associate professor of architecture, created a spiritual and cultural bridge—some 4,400 miles long—between Chicago and Boedigheim, Germany.
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    Frank Flury

    IIT College of Architecture Faculty

    Professor Frank Flury's unique method of teaching architectural design through construction has led to IIT's new Design/Build Studios, earning him a national reputation in that area.
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    Stephanie Siw-Maurizi Fumanelli

    Architecture Undergraduate

    Stephanie Siw-Maurizi Fumanelli first became interested in architecture as a high school student in one of the world’s great artistic countries: Italy. Fumanelli enjoyed her architecture courses at the Liceo Artistico di Carrara and discovered that she also liked the balance between mathematics and art.
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    Chris Gladfelter

    Landscape Architecture Master's Program

    One exciting aspect of IIT's Master of Landscape Architecture program is the opportunity it provides students to travel and study abroad during spring break. A two-week trip to the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany proved to be a defining time for Chris Gladfelter. He and his classmates visited notable landscape architecture offices and observed various urban and rural projects with Program Director Peter Osler.
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    Growing Water



    That fresh water is the futuristic new oil and America's Great Lakes region the new Saudi Arabia is a parallel shared by two visionaries who take seriously the estimate from the United Nations that two out of every three people in the world will be facing water shortages by 2025.
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    Tetsuyuki Hirano

    Bachelor of Architecture, 1979; President, Hirano and Associates, Inc.

    'Human-centered design is very important to me,' says Tetsuyuki Hirano, a First-Class Authorized Architect who is also an expert at strategic planning. 'People should never take a back seat to the design.'
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    Diane Hoffer-Schurecht

    Architecture Master's Program

    Having worked in interior design at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and other architectural firms for many years, Diane Hoffer-Schurecht admits that she expects a lot from her IIT education.
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    Julie Kachniasz

    Landscape Architecture Master’s

    Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Julie Kachniasz received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and now appreciates the dynamic city of Chicago. After speaking with faculty members about IIT’s Landscape Architecture Program, her decision to attend IIT was an easy one.
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    Robert Krawczyk

    IIT College of Architecture

    Professor Robert Krawczyk is helping to bridge the gap between science and art. At IIT he served as the founding director of art@IIT, the university's permanent art gallery
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    Ron Krueck

    Bachelor of Architecture, 1970

    One of Chicago's most highly-regarded architects, Ron Krueck received his bachelor of architecture in 1970.
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    Harry Mallgrave

    IIT College of Architecture Faculty

    There's a lot more to architecture than designing buildings, even though Associate Professor Harry Mallgrave does that, too.
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    Kunihiro Misu

    M.S. in Architecture, 1966; Corporate Adviser and Former Chairman, Nikken Sekkei, Ltd.

    Upon receiving a bachelor of engineering in architecture and building engineering degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Kunihiro Misu wished to further his studies at a campus designed by a legendary architect.
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    The Giving Tree Project



    Thanks to Studio Associate Professor Paul Pettigrew, not the proverbial phoenix, but tables, chairs, necklaces, and even bookmarks have arisen from urban wood—ashes, oaks, maples, and other Chicago-area trees felled by disease, the elements, or age.
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    Matthew Troia

    Architecture Master's Program (Advanced Standing)

    From the time Matthew Troia was a young boy playing with LEGO building blocks, his passion for architecture steadily grew.
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    Catherine Wetzel

    IIT College of Architecture

    Associate Professor Catherine Wetzel excels in teaching first-year undergraduate and graduate students and implementing innovative curricula into their degree programs. Wetzel was recognized with the American Institute of Architects Education Honor Award for 2006 and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Creative Achievement Award for the 10 years that she led the first-year bachelor’s studio sequence program.
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    Rachel Yanover

    Architecture Undergraduate

    Rachel Yanover's interest in built space grew out of several experiences: her childhood years spent absorbing local history in Germany and nearby countries, her subsequent move to the architecturally rich city of Philadelphia, and her participation in a United States-German exchange program that included an internship at the Stadtverwaltung B?eblingen Bauamt, the city building and zoning office.
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