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  • PLANNERS TOOLKIT: TWO-SESSION WORKSHOP - Freehand Drawing & Visualization Skills for Planners and Design Professionals

    Session #1: Thursday, January 22, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Session #2: Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

    CMAP, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 800, Chicago IL

    Bruce Bondy of Bondy Studio, Northbrook, IL, is an Architectural Illustrator with over 25 years experience. He specializes in freehand drawing and rendering techniques. Bruce specializes in charrette drawing, working alongside clients to help develop design ideas into presentation sketches and renderings. This two-session workshop is designed to help planners and emerging designers develop and communicate their ideas comfortably and effectively using freehand drawing skills. This will be a very hands-on workshop. Participants will be drawing in various exercises with immediate coaching feedback from Bruce. Seating will be limited to 25 participants per session. Although not required, it is recommended that participants register for both sessions. To RSVP, please email cms@ilapa.org by January 20th.

  • CMS Annual Networking and Mentoring Event, February 2015

  • The 2015 CMS Program Calendar is here! In addition to the programs listed on the calendar, the CMS is also planning a few workshops as a part of their Planners Toolkit series. Stay tuned for details. The CMS Program Registration Bundle is available for $45, providing admittance to four CMS programs for the price of three. Email cms@ilapa.org for details.

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Executive Committee


James Testin, AICP
City of Park Ridge
(phone) 847-318-5296
Todd Vanadilok, AICP
Teska Associates 
(phone) 312-577-7434
Brittany Bagent
Teska Associates
(phone) 312-898-6738
Brandon Nolin, AICP
Houseal Lavigne Associates
(phone) 312-372-1008 x111
Past President
Vijay Gadde, AICP
Village of Oswego
(phone) 630-551-2334


CMS Event Presentations



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