WHERE ART & TECHNOLOGY
The School of Architecture provides deep immersion in the discipline of architecture, intensified by the broader Carnegie Mellon culture of interdisciplinary innovation and creative inquiry.
The first annual Pittsburgh Municipal Building Benchmarking Report, released last week, was written by PhD-BPD candidate Flore Marion. The Benchmarking Report is part of Pittsburgh's goal to eliminate water and energy waste and is a testament to the ways the SoA and City of Pittsburgh can work together to achieve shared goals.
MTID Alumnus Robert Zacharias collaborated with the local dance duo slowdanger to help develop a multisensory dance at the Carnegie Museum or Art’s inaugural artist in residence program, “Performers at Play.” Presentations of “Resonant Body” take place throughout August and September.
Throughout the summer, a series of workshops, discussions, and tours will provide a platform for the exchange of experiences, knowledge, and skills about gaining agency in collectively producing the environment and communities we live in.
Siliang Lu will present the defense for her dissertation, "An interactive hybrid cooling system featuring personalized controls with personal thermal comfort and non-intrusive sensing techniques," to obtain the PhD in Building Performance & Diagnostics (PhD-BPD) on Friday 30 August.
LECTURE SERIES Updates
The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Fall Lecture Series.
The SoA welcomed Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu and his partner Lu Wenyu during the ACSA Conference in Pittsburgh on Saturday 30 March for the final installment of the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. Their firm Amateur Architecture Studio blends traditional culture with modern methods.
The School of Architecture welcomed Louis Becker of Henning Larsen Architecture on Monday 25 March for the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. The Copenhagen-based practice uses scientific research tools and project-based design research to create sustainable places that facilitate human interaction.