Jury at SAIC Public Critiques Event for the programs of Architecture, Interior Architecture, Designed Objects, and Design for Emerging Technologies, May 11, 2019, 8:30am-4:30pm.

UIC News published article on Mexico City Research Studio.

Recipient of the 2018 UIC Teaching Recognition Award. Thanks to the faculty award committee, the Office of the Provost, and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at UIC recognizes Eisenschmidt with the Silver Circle Award for teaching. Thanks to the graduating class of 2017 that selects the recipient.

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) recognizes Eisenschmidt with the ACSA Creative Achievement Award for his “teaching, design, and scholarship … that advances architectural education.”

University of Illinois at Chicago names Eisenschmidt the “Rising Star – Researcher of the Year 2015.” Ceremony: February 17, 3:30pm.

Researcher of the Year Award

Archinect published review of recent studio of the Visionary Cities Project at UIC Architecture.

research/teaching _ IN SUPPORT OF THE CITY

CitySupportThis project examines the productive mentalities of architecture towards the city through short documentaries. The screening of the first research took place on May 7, 2015.  Continue Reading →


This ongoing research project collects, compares, and catalogues every urban vision, from historical treatise to contemporary popular culture. It began as a seminar topic in 2011. The current catalog holds 650 entries. Continue Reading →

Architect’s Newspaper and Chicago Plus review exhibition of Visionary Chicago and calling it “stimulating and provocative;” mounted at UIC’s Ramp Gallery, May – September, 2011.


Developed as part of the theory course “Architectural Visions of the City,” the exhibition recorded, compared, analyzed, and extrapolated Chicago’s architectural dreams and nightmares (UIC Architecture Ramp Gallery, April 28 – Sep 2, 2011).

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