NOMAS Competition Coordination
Oct
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

NOMAS Competition Coordination

All members of I-NOMA are invited to preview our NOMAS chapters submission prior to the National Conference. This is your opportunity to engage the students and provide design critique and mentoring to our college students.  

 

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NOMA Conference
Oct
12
to Oct 15

NOMA Conference

As some of you may already know, our national conference will hosted in Houston this year and we encourage all our members to go. To learn more and to register for the conference please follow the link below:

http://www.noma.net/article/305/happenings/events/conference-archives/45th-annual-noma-international-conference-exposition/45th-annual-conference-registration

Lastly, I would like for everyone from I-NOMA who is attending the Conference to let us know, so we can coordinate and get together while we are over there.  Therefore please fill out the form below, if you are going. Thanks. 

 

 

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Professional Workflow Panel
Nov
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Professional Workflow Panel

I-NOMA Professionals:

Please join us to learn how you can maximize your workflow and productivity through BIM technology.  As leveraging BIM technology will be crucial in the evolution of the AEC Industry. Due to inefficient work flow models, the AEC industry is currently ripe with wasteful spending. Keys to success will greatly depend on these industry trends: Visual Scripting, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Laser Scanning, Mobile Technology & Cloud Services (Data Management).  Learning to utilize and understand these trends will optimize 1. Business margins 2. Efficiency with work flow 3. Provide competitive advantage 4. Retention and recruiting 5. Marketing. As companies build toward the future, BIM technology will become the cornerstone of future projects. 

FEE:

FREE FOR I-NOMA & NOMAS MEMBERS and For project pipeline students under 18. 

$20 Donation for Non-NOMA members; All Donations go towards I-NOMA scholarship and Awards. 

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Project Pipeline Field Trip: Architectural Boat Tour
Sep
24
9:00am 9:00am

Project Pipeline Field Trip: Architectural Boat Tour

  • Riverside Gardens on Chicago's Riverwalk (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Experience one of the best tours in Chicago. The Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise is a must for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. CAF-certified volunteer tour guides—called docents—interpret more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River. You’ll find out how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world’s largest cities in less than 100 years. In 90 minutes, get the real story on Chicago architecture and its history.

Pricing is as Follows:


Ticket Type

Price

I-NOMA Members                                 $20.00

Students (17 and Under)                      $15.00

Non-Members                                       $40.00


 

 

 

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General Body Meeting: Studio Gang
Sep
20
5:30pm 5:30pm

General Body Meeting: Studio Gang

Please join us for our next general body meeting.  At all of our general body meetings, we tour local design firms, where we network and get a taste of their office culture.  This months general body meeting will be at Studio Gang, for a detail agenda and their website see below. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:

5:00-5:30: Networking (Wine & Cheese)

5:30: Firm Intro 

5:40: Firm Tour

6:00: General Body Meeting 

6:10: Treasurer Report

6:20: Digital Communications Team Report 

6:30  Programming: Historian - Editor's Recap 

6:40: Project Pipeline Update

           Status of Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp Review 

            Status of Project Pipeline Design Build Program In Progress 

            Status of Project Pipeline Workshops Review 

            Status of Project Pipeline Field Trips Review 

            Status of NOMAS Competitions & Legacy Review 

            Launching of the ARE Prep Program Review 

7:00: Professional Development (Oz/Dana/Darin)

            Protocols for PD Programming Deliverable  

            Invitation and Reminder to attend our next seminars

7:15:  2018 Conference Updates

7:20: Reflection

7:30 Adjourn

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NOMAS SAIC's Legacy Event
Sep
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

NOMAS SAIC's Legacy Event

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come to NOMAS SAIC's Legacy Event on September 15! It's summer's last hurrah!
Enjoy tacos and refreshments, board games and trivia (movie tickets for the winning team), with students and professionals! Hip hip hurrah!

Program:

  • 6:00 PM - Taco Buffet!
  • 6:30 PM - Board Games and Mingle!
  • 7:00 PM - Trivia Tournament!
  • 8:00 PM - Awards Ceremony!
  • 8:15 PM - Polaroid Session!
  • 8:30 PM - Conclude
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Project Pipeline Shadow Day
Sep
12
8:00am 8:00am

Project Pipeline Shadow Day

Awarded Project Pipeline Students from the 2017 architectural summer camp will have the opportunity to spend a day with a designer at their office.  Students will tour the office, meet designer directors and achieve insight on the design world. 

Agenda: TBD

Fee: FREE

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Project Pipeline Field Trip: SCJ Campus at Racine, WI
Sep
2
7:00am 7:00am

Project Pipeline Field Trip: SCJ Campus at Racine, WI

Frank Lloyd Wright fan’s cannot miss the chance to join us on a tour of the SC Johnson campus in Racine, Wisconsin. The innovative campus design features Wright’s vision of a new workplace environment and a Norman Foster designed Fortaleza Hall that anchors all the buildings with a contrasting light and transparent structure. After the workplace tour, the field trip will continue to the Wingspread house, a campus in itself that features Wright’s organic prairie style architecture but for a different but parallel environment. This urban planning intervention will begin to question the impact of architecture on our daily routines and lifestyles.

We welcome you to experience a combination of historic examples for working and living environments that are also looking towards the future of design. The tour will include a visit to the following buildings:

Administration Building

Research Tower

Fortaleza Hall

Wingspread

*Please RSVP to attend this event, lunch will be provided.

*Pick-Up and Drop-Off Location: 11 East Madison Street

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Bud Biliken Day Parade / Project Pipeline Celebration
Aug
12
7:30am 7:30am

Bud Biliken Day Parade / Project Pipeline Celebration

PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND

In honor of the Bud Billiken Day Parade and of the success of all our students, we invite all members (I-NOMA, NOMAS, Project Pipeline Students* & Parents) to walk with I-NOMA and the NAACP's ACT-SO program in the Bud Billiken Day Parade. The staging area runs along Oakwood Boulevard from Vincennes to King Drive. After walking in the Parade, I-NOMA will host a BBQ & games at Washington park. Please RSVP for each individual joining us for this amazing event. See need-to-know facts below:

7:30 am: Lineup at 40th Street and Vincennes Avenue.

10:30 am: Cookout on the east side inner drive - Payne Drive and 54th Street. 

map to cookout

Eligible: Everyone in the NOMA Family 

BBQ: Please donate food or beverage to the BBQ. 

*Parents must attend with their children. 

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Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp
Aug
3
to Aug 6

Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp

PROJECT PIPELINE CAMP is a process driven Architecture Camp for Students of Chicago. Students will be introduced to the people, professions, and ideas that makeup the design profession. Camp attendees of varied skill levels and interests are asked to work both individually and collaboratively to address community focused issues through creativity and design innovation.

To learn more about the camp and to register a child; please click on the bottom below. 

On the last day of the camp, we open our doors to parents, guest and our sponsors to witness the amazing work our students designed and built.  Please join us by clicking the button below to RSVP.  THANKS! 

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Pipeline Volunteer Meeting
Jul
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Pipeline Volunteer Meeting

In preparation for our 6th Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp, we ask that all volunteers attend this volunteer orientation. Following the presentation of the camp program, you will be giving an opportunity to explore the camp space and meet you team. 

*Mandatory for all Volunteers

*Please RSVP to attend this event and also register to be an volunteer on the Project Pipeline Camp Page,. 

 

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General Body Meeting: Mid-Year Summit
Jul
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

General Body Meeting: Mid-Year Summit

Please join us for our Mid-Year Summit.  Similar to all of our general body meetings, we will tour local design firm, where we network and get a taste of their office culture.  This month’s general body meeting will be at IMEG, where the agenda will revolve around reflecting on this years initiatives and soliciting feedback from our members on how to better service them.  Afterwards please join us for a networking cocktail reception on the roof top of IMEG.  For a detail agenda and their website see below. We hope to see you there!

*Please contribute to the bar by bringing beverage of your choice to share with the chapter (BYOB). 

Agenda:

6:00-6:30: Firm Intro & Tour

6:30: Introductions

6:35:  Presidential Mid-year Recap & Vision 

6:50: Treasurer Report: Reflection, Protocols and Feedback 

7:00: Programming: Historian - Recap all the events of the year (name, date, attendance, and ranking) 

7:10: Project Pipeline Initiative (Camp and Design Build) Overviews. 

7:20: Digital Communications Team Report: Reflection, Protocols and Feedback 

7:35: Marketing Report: Reflection, Protocols and Feedback. Social Media (Historians) 

7:50: Professional Development: Reflection, Protocols and Feedback 

8:05: 2018 Conference Updates

8:15: Cocktail Hour: Reflection & Networking

9:00: Adjourn

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Jazzin at the Shed - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER)
Jul
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Jazzin at the Shed - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER)

 

 

I-NOMA's Annual Picnic, where we re-connect with colleagues, mentors and students near the shed museum while we wait to watch the fireworks. See more information below. 

Fee: Free, please contribute by bringing snacks or drinks

 

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Project Pipeline Field Trip: Farnsworth House (2 CEU's)
Jun
25
9:00am 9:00am

Project Pipeline Field Trip: Farnsworth House (2 CEU's)

Parents, Students and I-NOMA members please join us as explore the world renown Farnsworth house. Once we reach the house, we will tour the facility, spend sometime sketching before we picnic and make our back to Chicago. 

Bus leaves at 9 AM from 11 E Madison Street and returns at 5PM. 

Trip Cost: Free for I-NOMA members, Project Pipeline Students and NOMAS members. 

For more information visit:

http://farnsworthhouse.org/

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Project Pipeline Workshop
Jun
23
3:00pm 3:00pm

Project Pipeline Workshop

During our Project Pipeline Workshop Series, I-NOMA and NOMAS volunteers go to a local Elementary, Middle and/or High School to conduct an intro to architecture seminar. During the seminars the students taught to use design as means of social change through model and sketching exercise. 

To Volunteer for this workshop please RSVP and contact our Project Pipeline Workshop Coordinator at projectpipeline@i-noma,org. 

If your interested in having I-NOMA Visit your school to conduct this workshop, please contact projectpipeline@i-noma,org

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MBE/WBE Cert. Panel (1 CEU)
Jun
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

MBE/WBE Cert. Panel (1 CEU)

Please join us for this exciting professional seminar where we demystify the MBE/WBE process. Our key note, will provide  resources for professionals to quickly get their firm certified. 

FEE: Free for I-NOMA members, NOMAS and Project Pipeline Scholars.  $10 Donation for non-members. 

CEU: Certified for one credit  

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Project Pipeline Workshop
May
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

Project Pipeline Workshop

During our Project Pipeline Workshop Series, I-NOMA and NOMAS volunteers go to a local Elementary, Middle and/or High School to conduct an intro to architecture seminar. During the seminars the students taught to use design as means of social change through model and sketching exercise. 

To Volunteer for this workshop please RSVP and contact our Project Pipeline Workshop Coordinator at projectpipeline@i-noma,org. 

If your interested in having I-NOMA Visit your school to conduct this workshop, please contact projectpipeline@i-noma,org

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General Body Meeting
May
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

General Body Meeting

Please join us for our next general body meeting.  At all of our general body meetings, we tour local design firms, where we network and get a taste of their office culture.  This months general body meeting will be at HKS, for a detail agenda and their website see below. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:

6:00-6:30: Networking (Wine & Cheese)

6:30: Firm Intro 

6:40: Firm Tour

7:00: General Body Meeting 

7:10: Treasurer Report

7:20: Digital Communications Team Report 

7:30  Programming: Historian - Editor's Recap 

7:40: Project Pipeline Update

           Status of Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp 

            Status of Project Pipeline Design Build Program

            Status of Project Pipeline Workshops

            Status of Project Pipeline Field Trips 

            Status of NOMAS Competitions & Legacy 

            Launching of the ARE Prep Program

8:00: Professional Development (Oz/Dana/Darin)

            Protocols for PD Programming Deliverable  

            Invitation and Reminder to attend the 3D Experience Networking Event 

            Invitation and Reminder to attend the Unity Temple Tour Construction SIte Tour

8:15:  2018 Conference Updates

8:20: Reflection

8:30 Adjourn

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Project Pipeline Design Build: Informational & Design Sprint
May
5
3:00pm 3:00pm

Project Pipeline Design Build: Informational & Design Sprint

This is the start of our new Project Pipeline Summer Design-Build Program; which will guide students through a series of fun design and construction exercises that will lead to renovation of a local community center;  The Erie House.  

Students and Parents, please join us on May 5th to learn more about the program and tour the facility we will be renovating. Afterwards, you are welcome to stay to participate in our design sprint, where we will work with the Erie House to develop solutions for their needs. 

I-NOMA & Interested Parents/Students: Please join us as for a visioning session, called a Design Sprint, where we will be working with Erie House to develop ideas and solutions for their needs. 

Agenda:

3PM-4PM: Informational & Tour for interested students

4PM-7PM: Design Sprint (a Visioning Session) where we will brainstorm ideas for the Erie House Renovation. 

Age: 14 - 17 years old; former Project Pipeline Students preferred but not required. 

Fee:  FREE 

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Rebuilding Together
Apr
29
10:00am10:00am

Rebuilding Together

I-NOMA will be partnering with Arquitectos for the 2017 Rebuilding together. We will work to transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of our homes and revitalizing our communities. Work in the form of painting, cleaning and small interior renovations. Since INOMA will be collaborating with Arquitectos we will only need 5 - 10 volunteers.

Robbins, IL - Meet at Malcolm X University

*Link redirects to Arquitectos sign-up page

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Project Pipeline Workshop
Apr
21
2:00pm 2:00pm

Project Pipeline Workshop

During our Project Pipeline Workshop Series, I-NOMA and NOMAS volunteers go to a local Elementary, Middle and/or High School to conduct an intro to architecture seminar. During the seminars the students taught to use design as means of social change through model and sketching exercise. 

To Volunteer for this workshop please RSVP and contact our Project Pipeline Workshop Coordinator at projectpipeline@i-noma,org. 

If your interested in having I-NOMA Visit your school to conduct this workshop, please contact projectpipeline@i-noma,org

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Project Pipeline Workshop
Apr
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Project Pipeline Workshop

During our Project Pipeline Workshop Series, I-NOMA and NOMAS volunteers go to a local Elementary, Middle and/or High School to conduct an intro to architecture seminar. During the seminars the students taught to use design as means of social change through model and sketching exercise. 

To Volunteer for this workshop please RSVP and contact our Project Pipeline Workshop Coordinator at projectpipeline@i-noma,org. 

If your interested in having I-NOMA Visit your school to conduct this workshop, please contact projectpipeline@i-noma,org

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I-NOMA's 3D Printing Experience
Mar
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

I-NOMA's 3D Printing Experience

I-NOMA Professionals:

Please join us in this fun and informative seminar designed to exposed architectural practitioners to how to create and purchase 3D Prints for their clients; while networking and earning continuing education credits!  

*1 Credit Continuing Education Unit will be earned. 

Project Pipeline Students & Parents:

We welcome and encourage you to join us in this amazing seminar, which will expose you and your child to the next wave of design tools, 3D Printing.

In general, if your child is interested in a career in design, we encourage you to attend all of our events with your child; as this will aid in fostering long term relationships that could lead to the mentoring and educational/career opportunities that can lead your child to be a great designer. 

* Parents must accompany their child in all Professional Development Seminars. 

Agenda:

6:00PM: Networking (Wine & Cheese) 

6:30PM: 3D Printer Experience Presentation and Tour

8:00PM:  Adjourn

FEES:

Free for I-NOMA & NOMAS Registered Members and students under the age 18. 

$20 donation for all Non-Members; all Donations will go towards the I-NOMA Scholarships & Awards fund. 

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 I-NOMA GENERAL BODY MEETING
Mar
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

I-NOMA GENERAL BODY MEETING

Please join us for our next general body meeting.  At all of our general body meetings, we tour local design firms, where we network and get a taste of their office culture.  This months general body meeting will be at UrbanWorks, for a detail agenda and their website see below. We hope to see you there!

Agenda:

6:00-6:30: Networking (Wine & Cheese)

6:30: Firm Intro 

6:40: Firm Tour

7:00: General Body Meeting 

7:10: Treasurer Report

7:20: Digital Communications Team Report 

7:30  Programming: Historian - Editor's Recap 

7:40: Project Pipeline Update

           Status of Project Pipeline Architectural Summer Camp 

            Status of Project Pipeline Design Build Program

            Status of Project Pipeline Workshops

            Status of Project Pipeline Field Trips 

            Status of NOMAS Competitions & Legacy 

            Launching of the ARE Prep Program

8:00: Professional Development (Oz/Dana/Darin)

            Protocols for PD Programming Deliverable  

            Invitation and Reminder to attend the 3D Experience Networking Event 

            Invitation and Reminder to attend the Unity Temple Tour Construction SIte Tour

8:15:  2018 Conference Updates

8:20: Reflection

8:30 Adjourn

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I-NOMA & NOMAS Legacy Professional Development Event
Feb
25
12:00pm12:00pm

I-NOMA & NOMAS Legacy Professional Development Event

As part of our Project Pipeline initiatives, this year we launched our I-NOMA/NOMAS legacy series, as the success of NOMAS will be the legacy I-NOMA leaves behind.  This program aims to get as many NOMAS & I-NOMA members prepared and connected with professional design firms. In doing so, I-NOMA will walk college students and professionals through the do’s and don’ts of selecting an employer and writing a resume.  After this short talk, I-NOMA will give the floor to various design firms to introduce themselves to you through a series of 5mins talks. The remaining two hours, in a 5-10 min speed dating format, we will take your professional photos, conduct one-on-one resume reviews and one-on-one mock interviews with various design firms.  Please come prepared by RSVPing and bringing with you 15 copies of your resume & sample pages.  

ATTIRE: PROFESSIONAL ATTIRE

PLEASE BRING 15 COPIES OF YOUR RESUME 

*NON-NOMAS members, we recommend a $5 donation or non-I-NOMA members we are recommending a $10 donation. Donations will be collected at the door, all donations go to scholarships and award stipends

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UIUC Symposium 2017
Feb
3
to Feb 4

UIUC Symposium 2017

  • Temple Hoyne Buell Hall Plymm Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Design + Public Impact" will create a dialogue about how we as designers can and should use our skill set to contribute to fighting for social justice issues. This is not a conversation only for architects, but it is one that is long overdue for ALL professions. We have speakers from across disciplines, with experience in architecture, urban planning, real estate, social work, and more.

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