About

The Architecture & Design Society is a group of professionals and enthusiasts dedicated to making architecture and design available to a wider audience through a dynamic program of lectures, tours, special events, receptions, and viewings. Member benefits include:

  • Invitations to all of the society’s educational events. The society has recently hosted Michael Bierut, David Adjaye, Zaha Hadid, and Jeanne Gang.
  • Opportunities to connect with esteemed practitioners and thinkers in architecture and design at exclusive receptions.
  • Access to private tours of notable sites both inside and outside of Chicago.
  • Opportunity to support the Art Institute's Department of Architecture and Design and to engage with its curators.