Recent Delbert Highlands Travel Fellowship award winner Louisa Jáuregui will present her project A German Paradigm for Reexamining Residual Urban Spaces during the School of Architecture First Day Assembly on Monday, 28 August 2017. The project will be exhibited during the all-school BBQ following the First Day Assembly. The events are open to all SoA faculty, students, alumni, and staff.
School of Architecture Assistant Professor Stefan Gruber and Master of Urban Design students Yidan Gong and Chun Zheng have been awarded a CMU UPLift Challenge Grant to implement a dedicated space for outdoor naps on the CMU campus.
After more than 32 years serving as the Director of the School of Architecture SHOP, Scott Smith has handed the reigns over to Jon Holmes. Scott will be returning for the 2017-18 academic year as an adjunct faculty member.
Adjunct Faculty member Christine Mondor’s Millvale Ecodistrict Pivot Plan has been awarded Silver in the National Planning Achievement Award for Environmental Planning from the American Planning Association.
A team of five Carnegie Mellon students, including AECM Master's students Ankur Dobriyal, Shivam Mathur and Ruchika Dhar, were recently named finalists in the 4th Annual Synchro Software University Challenge.
Assistant Professor of Architecture Dr. Daniel Cardoso Llach has just been announced as the recipient of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. The award will support the forthcoming exhibition Designing the Computational Image + Imagining Computational Design.
The Deller Prize in Sustainable Architecture and Real Estate has been established by the Deller family of Quito, Ecuador to encourage architecture students to pursue non-traditional career paths, specifically to grow their skills in the specialty of design, construction and sustainability under the umbrella of the real estate business.
Ecologics is a design-research seminar that investigates adaptive dynamic behaviors inspired by natural processes and biomimetics as a basis for design ideas and argues for built environment as part of larger planetary ecology. Please join us at the final review and exhibit of the work that the students have been pursuing during the spring semester.
B.Arch student Kelly Li has been awarded the Gelfand Student Service Award from Carnegie Mellon University recognizing a student’s commitment to society through participation in service learning courses and educational outreach activities that positively impact the community beyond the walls of CMU.
This past month, the School of Architecture’s outreach program Architecture Explorations hosted a Celebration of Work during the final session of the Saturday Sequence program, where program participants had the opportunity to present their work in the presence of family and friends.
Daragh Byrne received a grant through the ProSEED/Simon Initiative Seed Grant program for his proposal entitled “Scaling The Gallery: A tool to support applied maker-based education through Project Documentation and Distributed Critique”; the funding will support the IDeATe Gallery.
SoA, in partnership with the Department of Architecture and Design of Politecnico di Torino, partner to present the Re-Industry seminar 10 May 2017. The seminar will investigate the impact of industrial production on cities from an architectural and urban design perspective.
The digitally fabricated ceiling of a recently opened local restaurant was designed and produced by SoA faculty Dana Cupkova and Gretchen Craig of EPIPHYTE Lab, with help from the student team of Trent Wimbiscus, Thomas Sterling, Colleen Clifford and Sinan Goral.
Visit the CFA Great Hall to view the installation tact[Al] through 26 April. The exhibition features a robotically formed aluminum surface that explores the themes of material ductility, reflection, and tactility.
Miller Gallery and the School of Architecture will jointly present “What Do We Know?” in the Miller Gallery from Thursday, 27 April through Saturday, 29 April. Opening reception 6:00–8:00pm Friday 28 April. The exhibition includes final thesis works and independent projects from 11 SoA seniors.
Organized by Nida Rehman, Ann Kalla Assistant Professor, this symposium invites scholars, designers and artists to reflect on the historical roles (expected and unexpected) of non-human others in crafting of urban and regional landscapes, and the politics, biopolitics and aesthetics of more-than-human interactions.
A cross-disciplinary student team from CMU, including SoA student Cecilia Ferrando, won the top prize in HP and Intel’s Design Challenge: Life in Space for creating a wearable exercise system for astronauts that relieves muscle atrophy in microgravity.