2016 March

Patricia Saldaña Natke of Urbanworks Speaks at TEDxUChicago

By | March 29, 2016 | Lectures/Presentations, Staff Happenings | No Comments

Pat TedXPatricia Saldaña Natke presents “Architecture & Design: Renewing the Social Agenda” at TEDx at the University of Chicago’s Logan Center on April 30, 2016. This year’s conference theme, On the Margins, focuses on the grey area between established knowledge and new theory. Where is innovation right now? How is existing knowledge being pushed to its limits? Patricia will present UrbanWorks’ bold Pilsen Masterplan including groundbreaking transformative LaCasa student housing.

Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue. Patricia joins ten other renowned speakers from a variety of backgrounds to present at this all-day conference.

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Presidential Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton Visits La Casa

By | March 14, 2016 | Projects | No Comments

Hillary La Casa2Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton visited the UrbanWorks-designed La Casa Student Housing in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood to discuss Immigration Reform today, Monday, March 14, 2016. She was joined by U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Dolores Huerta, the famous founder of the farm workers movement.

La Casa Student Housing is an innovative model in student housing that surrounds students with many of the benefits and resources of on-campus living and the added advantage of an on-site Resource Center.

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