Evolutions and Assemblies: in Life, in Practice
Friday, October 5, 2012
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 170
Presentation Dan Wheeler, Principal, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago; Professor, UIC School of Architecture.
Dan Wheeler, FAIA, is the founding principal of Wheeler Kearns Architects, Chicago and is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dan received his education at the Rhode Island School of Design, including two years study in Rome. Prior to establishing his firm, he was an Associate and Studio head at Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Chicago (1981-87). He is the recepient of the CCAIA Young Architect Award (1985), AIA Fellowship (1998) and the Chicago Tribunes "Chicagoan of the Year" in Architecture (2008). He has served as Interim Director of both The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the UIC School of Architecture, and has been a consulting architect/educator to the Rural Studio since 2002.