Interior Architecture Knowledge Community Forum

AIA Convention 2014 kicks off tomorrow in Chicago and the schedule of events is as broad and impressive as one would expect (full schedule here). For interior architects, we have a suggestion. VOA’s Liz Peterson, current chairman of the The more…

FutureGreen

On May 31st, Interior Design magazine hosted the FutureGreen 2014 – Hospitality Forum at the Crosby Street Hotel. What I believed would be a day of panels and speakers ended up being a hands-on prototyping charrette using only cardboard, facilitated by more…

Seeking personal sustainability

Tuesday night, VOA in association with CWA (Chicago Women in Architecture) hosted a discussion “Women Architects: Balancing Work and Life.” VOA Principals Brenda M. Bush-Moline, AIA, EDAC, LEED BD+C and Angie Lee, FAIA, NCARB, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C spoke about taking more…

52Eighty in Chicago Social

The VOA-designed 52Eighty rooftop lounge at the MileNorth Hotel leads off the Luxury Nightlife style guide in the June 2014 issue of CS magazine. CS calls the rooftop lounge “an intimate and decidedly chic indoor/outdoor experience.” Pick up CS in more…