Chicago is the site of the first skyscraper, and the stomping grounds of Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and other pioneers. As our city celebrates the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago Ideas Week is showcasing Chicago as the foundation of modern architecture. Designers and architects explore Chicago’s enduring impact on the buildings, engineering marvels and cities worldwide.

Speakers include: Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Carol Ross Barney of Ross Barney Architects, Sarah Weidner Astheimer of James Corner Field Operations, Gia Biagi of Studio Gang Architects, Ed Purver of ESI Design, Bill Doerge of Perkins+Will, and Ed Schutz of Chicago Tonight.

To attend, purchase tickets here.