Creative Grounds 8x3

Could Be Architecture is contributing an installation to activate classroom 303 in Anthony Overton Elementary, a closed public school in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood as part of the Creative Grounds 8x3: Art and Architecture project. Creative Grounds is an initiative led by Borderless Studio to explore the community and urban role of school grounds after the largest public schools closure in Chicago's history.

“Audience(s)” Symposium @ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Could Be Architecture is one of six invited practices to participate in 100% Contemporary: “Audience(s)”, a symposium and workshop at the School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SARUP) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 100% Contemporary: “Audience(s)” is organized by Assistant Professors Whitney Moon and Kyle Reynolds.

The Unsolicited Sideshow

The Unsolicited Sideshow at the Chicago Architecture Biennial opens at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel! The Unsolicited Sideshow is a pop-up exhibition and event series that explores how the contemporary condition of ‘otherness’ informs architectural expression. Curated in collaboration with Chelsea Ross and Matt Harlan, Could Be Architecture lead the exhibition design and fabrication.

Make an Anthropo-Scene opening

Make an Anthropo-Scene a diorama-esque installation developed in collaboration with Cosmo Design Factory, opens at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's AIADO Gallery. Thank you Jonathan D. Solomon!

Teaching Fellows

Joseph and Zack are selected as summer teaching fellows at Lawrence Tech University's 2017 Critical Practice Studio.

"On Fairy Tales" @ UIC

Joseph and Zack speak at Wednesday Episodes "On Fairy Tales" at UIC School of Architecture, moderated by Stewart Hicks.

'Call for Caricatures'

Joseph and Julia Sedlock's short essay 'A Call for Caricatures' is published in Log 39: The Possibility of Architecture in the Age of Trump.

"StopThePop" in Architect's Newspaper

Zack and Joseph's reporting on the #StopThePop Chicago bungalow preservation campaign (and an accompanying collage) appears in The Architect's Newspaper.

Drawing Futures Conference

Joseph and Julia Sedlock present "Creatures Afield: Drawing the Dioramatic Caricature" at the Drawing Futures conference, hosted at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London.

Fresh Meat Feature

UIC's Fresh Meat releases Issue VIII featuring Joseph and Zack's collage "Second City Outtakes: A Ditty on the City".

Milwaukee Arts Barge

Joseph's article on the Milwaukee Arts Barge appears in the The Architect's Newspaper.