Archive for the ‘Architecture’ Category

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Bid Day Presentations

August 10, 2017 | 1:37 pm

Congratulations inaugural-summer Architecture students on competing in your Bid Day Presentations this morning! Your hand-made models and hand-sketched design layouts are surely feats of architecture to be proud of!

More final TA group photos can be accessed here.


Deloitte Construction Tour

August 09, 2017 | 2:58 pm

Our Architecture students got a tour of the (still active) construction site at the Deloitte building in downtown Chicago this morning! Our students can now appreciate the final stages of any great architectural design — the project’s implementation and completion!

More photos from the morning’s visit can be found here on Flickr.


Guest Lecture Series with Paola Gomez-Pineiro

August 07, 2017 | 5:35 pm

Today our Architecture students received valuable collegiate and career advice from Chicago-based architect Paola Gomez-Pineiro.

Thank you for giving our students a glimpse at what being a professional architect can look like!

Chicago River Boat Tour

August 06, 2017 | 4:21 pm

Today, our Architecture students enjoyed a visually appealing adventure — seeing the city skyline via a river boat tour!

As the inaugural NSLC Architecture program kicks off this summer at Northwestern University near Chicago, check out just one of the amazing student learning opportunities offered in this program in the video below!

Bid Day Presentations

July 28, 2017 | 4:41 pm

Congratulations to all of our Architecture students, as they present their final sketches and designs for a pavilion in downtown Chicago to our panel of TA judges this afternoon! You should all be incredibly proud of the team-work and creative energy cultivated in the last 8 days!

More photos from the presentations can be found here on Flickr.


Gensler Architecture Firm

July 26, 2017 | 11:52 pm

Our Architecture students got a private tour of Gensler, a world-renowned architecture firm whose one office is located in downtown Chicago, this afternoon as part of our inaugural NSLC Architecture class.

Check out the behind-the-scenes footage in the video below!

Chicago Boat Tour

July 24, 2017 | 6:29 pm

This morning, our Architecture students saw the city of Chicago on a riverboat tour! We had so much fun!

Hear some of the students speak about the tour and their architecture dreams in the video below.

Allison Coenen, PA-C

July 23, 2017 | 8:12 pm

Our Medicine & Health Care students learned what it takes to become a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) this afternoon from recent Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine master’s degree graduate Allison Coenen.

Thank you, Allison, for sharing your insight!

Studio Introduction

July 22, 2017 | 3:54 pm

This morning our brand-new class of Architecture students started brainstorming for their final project designs in their TA small groups. We’re so excited to see what their final presentations, debuting next Friday, will look like!

More photos from the working session can be found on our Flickr album here.