2015 June

Park Boulevard Residential Development in “Barra Funda”

By | June 24, 2015 | Publications | No Comments

StatewayPark Boulevard Residential Development featured in Barra Funda em três tempos (Brazil) as an example of successful mixed income housing. Book Design by Marta and Marcelo Aflalo of Univers Design, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Aflalo, M. (2014). Barra Funda em três tempos (1st ed., pp. 114-115). Sao Paulo: Paralaxe Editora.

Robert Natke to Moderate Panel Discussion at Chicago Student Housing Conference

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Student Housing ConferenceRobert Natke, UrbanWorks Principal, is the moderator of a panel discussion at the Student Housing: State of the Market Conference Thursday, June 25 2015 Gleacher Center University of Chicago, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive. The three-hour program will discuss latest trends in Student Housing design and construction. Additional topics include: financing and investing, location and innovation, and the student housing market today and in the future. The program begins at 7:00am with the panel discussion beginning at 8:30am.

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Robert Natke Joins AIA CAE Higher Education Subcommittee

By | June 12, 2015 | Professional Development, Staff Happenings | No Comments

rob_thumbnail3UrbanWorks’ Vice President, Robert Natke, recently joined the Higher Education Subcommittee for AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE). Rob brings over ten years of experience in directing design, construction and planning departments at several Chicago area major private universities to this AIA National Committee. The mission of this group is multifold; to develop a knowledge sharing network of individuals making a significant contribution to the design and planning of higher education projects; to create programming to foster collaboration between members; to develop webinars exploring issues on current trends; and to generate presentations and programming for annual AIA meetings.