Excitement is building!
The architecture and design event of the year returns to Chicago. With the city as our backdrop, we’ll explore architecture’s ability to drive new thinking in one of the most design-forward, sustainable cities in the U.S. Welcome back.
Master new skills
The designed world is getting more complex. This conference delivers the path forward. Acclaimed architects, designers, and building product manufacturers deliver best-in-class CE. Earn your HSW, GBCI, RIBA & AIA LUs for the year!
The Architecture Expo
We’re turning McCormick Place into a 166,000 sq. ft. product playground that reflects Chicago’s iconic cityscape. Experience, touch, see, and get technical specs for the newest high-tech materials and solutions to hit the market from 500 of the industry’s best building product manufacturers.
Tour local architecture
Chicago’s architecture is nothing short of spectacular. Take it all in with expertly curated, architect-led tours of the city’s high-profile, historic, and avant-garde projects. Check the schedule to see the full list of 75+ tours.
Schedule- Explore 400+ sessions
It’s all here: Big-name speakers, CE on trending topics and materials, exclusive tours, and inspired events. Use the session program codes during registration to reserve your seat at your favorite sessions.