K-12 Initiative

Chicago Public Library - Chinatown Branch

Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch

AIA’s K-12 Initiative build relationships between chapters, members, and allied and educational partners. By supporting and developing architecture and design programs, AIA seeks to:

Inspire youth to learn about the power of design

Motivate youth to understand the impacts of design

Nourish youth’s curiosity to engage in solving grand challenges with design thinking

Connect with mentors and advocates who can help students become architects

Create resources for architects and educators to support students' interest in architecture


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Chicago Public Library - Chinatown Branch

Jon Miller | Hedrich Blessing