April 6, 2022

CWA and CWAF Honor Diane Legge, Jackie Koo and Ingedia Sanchez for Advancing Women in Architecture

Chicago Women in Architecture (CWA) and the Foundation (CWAF) will award three Chicago women architects for their contributions to each organization and to the architectural profession […]
May 3, 2021

Nancy A. Abshire is the 2021 CWAF Lifetime Achievement Awardee!

Nancy A. Abshire Recognized as 2021 Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation Lifetime Achievement Awardee Chicago, Illinois (Monday, May 3, 2021)—The 2021 Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation […]
September 12, 2020

A Message of Solidarity from CWA

In Solidarity. We proudly stand in solidarity with our friends, fellow organizations and members of color, and acknowledge and condemn the historic brutality and racial injustice […]
June 23, 2019

Closing The Architecture Leadership Gender Gap

CWA Foundation member Patricia Saldana Natke, FAIA, is featured in AIA’s latest article “Closing The Architecture Leadership Gender Gap”. Patricia founder of the Chicago firm, UrbanWorks, […]
January 7, 2019

Catherine Baker Named Chicago Tribune’s Chicagoan Of The Year

Congratulations to CWA Member Catherine Baker along with architects Jeff Bone and Peter Landon for being announced Chicago Tribune’s 2018 Chicagoans of the year. Landon Bone […]
September 11, 2018

Cynthia Weese Receives SAH Architectural Excellence Award

The Society of Architectural Historians Announces Winners of its 2018 Awards for Architectural Excellence Cynthia Weese, Robert A. M. Stern, Harry Hunderman, and Deborah Slaton will […]
August 23, 2018

Architectural Record Announces 2018 Women in Architecture Award Winners

An independent jury has chosen the 2018 winners of Architectural Record’s fifth annual Women in Architecture awards. Founded in 2014, the awards series recognizes design leadership […]
August 8, 2018

Once Polluted and Reviled, the Chicago River Bounces Back

At the turn of the 20th century, pioneering Chicagoans tamed the river in an astonishing engineering feat, reversing its flow to send pollution away from Lake […]
March 29, 2018

$50,000 Raised to Support Women in Architecture

The Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation board and staff would like to thank our donors and the entire CWAF community for your outstanding support during our […]
March 8, 2018

Congratulations to Patricia Saldaña Natke for Receiving the 2018 FAIA Distinction

Chicago Women in Architecture Foundation board member Patricia Saldaña Natke, FAIA, will be recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for her exceptional work and contributions […]