AIA Chicago recognizes faculty Grant Gibson, student Edwin Casas
The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently awarded the Minor Residence, by Clinical Assistant Professor Grant Gibson’s firm, CAMESgibson, a Citation of Merit in the 2020 Small Project Awards. The project is a renovation of and addition to a ballon-frame structure in Chicago built in the 1860s and 1870s.
In addition, Edwin Casas, a 2020 BSArch graduate who will start in the MArch program at UIC this fall, was named a recipient of the 2020–21 AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship is awarded to one graduate student and one undergraduate student attending Chicago-area programs each year, and provides mentorship in addition to financial support. For more on the scholarship, visit the AIA Chicago website.