Archive for November, 2010

In a few more days, we’ll be launching our new website designed by Scott Thomas, a.k.a. SimpleScott. Thomas began his studies in architecture and went on to pursue graphic design and Web development—eventually becoming the design director of the historic Barack Obama presidential campaign. He’s got a Miesian take on Web design: to continually simplify […]


More than 100 members of the IIT community turned out for a coffee tasting last month at Global Grounds to select a custom blend for the campus coffee shop. The winner was Mies van der Roast, a blend of a deep, creamy coffee from Southeast Asia and a bright and nutty coffee from South America. […]


Congratulations to the students of IIT’s College of Architecture, whose Field Chapel in Baden, Germany was recognized by AIA Chicago with a Design Excellence Award. Professor Frank Flury’s studio class designed—and built—the two-room chapel and its 30-foot tower. AIA Chicago announced the award at their annual DesignNight event. Also recognized were works by Mies Society […]