The Chicago Athenaeum is an International Museum of Architecture and Design, appropriately based in the world's first city of modern architecture and design - Chicago. Founded in 1988, the Museum is dedicated to the Art of Design in all areas of the discipline: architecture, industrial, and product design, graphics, and urban planning.
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Galena, Illinois 61036
News About Chicago Athenaeum
Europe 40 Under 40: Call for Entries
The 2020 Europe 40 Under 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects and designers, is now open for entries.
Green Good Design 2020 Winners Announced
The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 2020 Green Good Design Awards.
Karim Rashid Wins 2020 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has announced Karim Rashid as this year's Laureate of the prestigious American Prize for Design.
Flavio Manzoni Wins 2019 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has named Italian architect and designer, Flavio Manzoni, as this year's Laureate of the American Prize for Design. Each year, The Prize is awarded to designers who have made a commitment to forward the principles of design excellence within the context of our contemporary society…
American Architecture Awards 2018
The American Architecture Awards, the nation's highest public awards given by a non-commercial, non-trade affiliated, public arts, culture and educational institution, is now open for applications.
Europe 40 Under 40: Call for 2011 Nominations
Europe 40 Under 40 is an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects.
The First European Architecture Prize: Call for Nominations
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies together with The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design announced the first European Architecture Prize.
RKS Wins 8 Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum has awarded RKS eight of the prestigious and coveted 2009 GOOD DESIGN Awards.
Europe 40 Under 40 Awards 2010
In a bold attempt to identify the next, upcoming generation of European design practitioners, The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies announced the 2010 submission date for the European-wide Awards Program that identifies, promotes, and exhibits the next generation of European…
Mentions of Chicago Athenaeum
Alessi Wins Two 2013 Good Design Awards
Alessi won two 2013 GOOD DESIGN Awards for the 'MU' Cutlery designed by Toyo Ito and the 'Liconi' Centerpiece by Pierfrancesco Cravel.
Winners of 2013 Green Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies revealed the winners of the 2013 Green Good Design Awards - a special edition of the Good Design Awards program.
Winners of 2013 National Design Awards
The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has recently unveiled the winners of the 2013 National Design Awards.
Beyond Design Wins Green Good Design Award for Aero PakMat
Beyond Design recently won a Green Good Design Award for their design of the Aero PakMat.
Alessi Wins Two Green Good Design Awards
Alessi received two Green Good Design Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, for the "Seed safe" designed by Marti Guixe, and the "Blow up - Bamboo collection" designed by the Campana Brothers.
Green Good Design Award for DesignworksUSA and Landscape Forms
BMW Group DesignworksUSA has been awarded a 2010 "Green Good Design Award" for two streetlights from a collection of site furnishings designed on behalf of American based client Landscape Forms.
Studio Lawrence Wins Europe 40 Under 40 Award 2010
The European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design announced the selection of the most important emerging European design talent for 2010; this year's 40 Under 40.
Qantas A380 First Class Suite Wins Good Design Award
Qantas announced that its Airbus A380 First Class suite has been awarded a Good Design Award by The Chicago Athenaeum.
2009 Good Design Awards Winners
From the high-tech aerospace industries to manufacturers of consumer products designed for the tabletop, hundreds of the world's leading corporations and design offices from 40 nations-from Shanghai to Istanbul-vied in Chicago and New York for the world's oldest and most coveted GOOD DESIGN Award for…
Arc Collection by Zephyr Receives Three Prestigious Design Awards
Zephyr, a leading designer and manufacturer of design-centric kitchen ventilation hoods, has received three highly acclaimed design awards for its new Arc Collection designed by Robert Brunner.