National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week starts on February 16, 2014, and the Chicago Architecture Foundation is inviting everyone to several programs to celebrate the week.
February 16, 2014 8:01:14 AM PST
National Engineers Week starts on February 16, 2014, and the Chicago Architecture Foundation is inviting everyone to several programs to celebrate the week.

Christian Greer with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Tocarra Mallard, Youth Education Associate, both of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, joined us live during our ABC7 Eyewitness News Sunday Morning to tell us about the free "Engineer This! Build That!" event.

CAFamily Studio - Engineers Week Celebration: Engineer This! Build That!
Sunday, February 16, 2014, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Arcelor Mittal Design Studio @ CAF
Lecture Hall and Morse
224 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago
Cost: FREE
This drop-in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program is designed to engage students 5-13 and their adult companions.

Saturdays in the Studio: Engineering Day
February 22, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology
3360 S. State St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Cost: Free with registration
Capacity: 40
Lunch will be provided.

Adults:
LunchTalks@CAF: Celebrating Engineering - Timber Tower Research Project by SOM
Benton Johnson, PE SE, Associate, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 12:15-1pm
Lecture Hall, 224 S. Michigan Ave
Cost: Free
Capacity: 125
AIA CES:1 LU/HSW

LunchTalks@CAF: Celebrating Engineering - Sowwah Square: Sustainable Integration with Goettsch Partners
Steven M. Nilles, FAIA, LEED AP - Partner, Goettsch Partners
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 12:15-1pm
Lecture Hall, 224 S. Michigan Ave
Cost: FREE
Capacity: 125
AIA CES: 1 LU/HSW

LunchTalks@CAF: Celebrating Engineering: I Dig Deep Tunnel Kevin M. Fitzpatrick, Chief Engineer, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 12:15-1pm
Lecture Hall, 224 S. Michigan Ave
Cost: Free
Capacity: 125

Drinks + Design in the Studio: What do you mean by TALL?
Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Design Studio, 224 S. Michigan Ave
Cost: $20 non-members, $15 members
Capacty: 40

Tours:
- Modern Skyscrapers (1950s - Present); Walking Tour, daily at 1pm
- Reliance Building (Hotel Burnham), Building Tour, February 5 & 19 at 12:15pm
- Trump International Hotel & Tower; Building Tour, February 12 at 10:30am
- Willis Tower and 311 S. Wacker Dr.; Building Tour, February 18 & 21 at 12:15pm
- John Hancock Building; Building Tour, February 24 at 12:15pm
- Inland Steel Building; Building Tour, February 28 at 12:15pm