Design Lab: Reimagined Closed Schools with Paola Aguirre

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Join urban designer Paola Aguirre Serrano to reimagine the future of closed schools in your community. She’ll discuss her project Creative Grounds, which explores school closures in an urban setting. You'll get hands-on to sketch ideas for repurposing interior and exterior spaces using the Morpholio Trace app on iPad with Apple Pencil. Part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial series in November.

For sessions with amplified sound, hearing loop technology is available on request.

Paola Aguirre Serrano

Urban Designer

Paola Aguirre Serrano is founder of BORDERLESS, a Chicago urban design and research practice focused on interdisciplinary projects. She also teaches architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Chicago Architecture Biennial features projects created by architects, designers, artists, and community groups. The biennial includes partnerships with more than 50 sites and 100 organizations.

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