Congratulations to 5th year B.Arch senior Amy Rosen, who was recently selected as the Carnegie Mellon Women’s Association’s (CMWA) outstanding graduating senior student as selected by the College of Fine Arts for 2017.
Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) students worked alongside students from the Universidad de las Américas (UDLA) in Quito, Ecuador in November. UDBS students and faculty traveled to Quito during the XX Pan American Bienal de Arquitectura to participate in the La Tolita Workshop, which itself was part of a larger research project and community-based design effort led by UDLA in Guapulo, a neighborhood in Northern Quito.
SoA's UDBS and PROJECT RE_ have crafted a wall from reclaimed carbon steel blanks, steel from Pittsburgh's Liberty Bridge, and steel from a former Heinz factory—and installed it on the 31st floor of a Pittsburgh building. Read more in the Post-Gazette.
SoA's Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) won two of fourteen awards in the recent Design Pittsburgh competition hosted by the American Institute of Architecture (AIA)'s Pittsburgh chapter—and SoA faculty and alumni joined them as honorees, as well.
Front Studio Architects' Sharpsburg Public Library is featured in October's issue of Architect's Newspaper in print and online. Principals Yen Ha, Michi Yanagishita, and Art Lubetz, who first met in SoA, seek to create environments that encourage a sense of belonging; AN notes that the new library building is "a major gathering center for the little town."
All prospective graduate students are invited to an open house on Monday, November 14. Come to Pittsburgh for a tour of our facilities, meetings with program track chairs, discussions with current students, and an SoA Fall Lecture. See a schedule of events, and register for the open house.
The work of Associate Studio Professor Jonathan Kline and his Studio for Spatial Practice is on display as part of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's “By the People: Designing a Better America,” the third exhibition in its series on socially responsible design, from Sept. 30 through Feb. 26, 2017. The first exhibition in the series to focus on conditions in the U.S. and its bordering countries, “By the People” explores the challenges faced by urban, suburban and rural communities.
It’s here! Carnegie Mellon’s School of Architecture student journal, inter·punct, invites you to celebrate the much-anticipated launch of our second issue, inter·view, on Monday, October 3 in the College of Fine Arts Great Hall, directly before Amanda Williams's lecture. Join us for food, music, inter·punct merchandise, and your own copy of the publication!
All SoA alumni and friends who will be in Los Angeles during Greenbuild are cordially invited to join Professor and Head Steve Lee and John Ferri (B.Arch ’97), architect and builder, for a private tour of the ESMoA—not a museum, but an art laboratory.
All members of the School of Architecture are invited to a welcome-back party/closing reception for the gallery exhibition of [in]Completion:[in]Transition - The Redevelopment of Cuba's National Art Schools, featuring the work of the S16 ASO Studio of the same name.
Assistant Professor Daniel Cardoso Llach travels to Bogotá, Colombia this week to provide the keynote address at the XI International Symposium of Architecture at the Universidad Piloto de Colombia. The XI International Symposium of Architecture, The Digital Reveal: Architecture in the Post-Digital Age,will explore uses of computation in architecture.
Pittsburgh has long been known as an architectural hotspot, but the new app Jaunt Pittsburgh brings its architecture to life with a breadth and depth of detail rarely seen before—all at a user's fingertips.
K-12 students in Pittsburgh can take active steps to redesign their own communities and make strides toward careers in the architecture-engineering-construction energy, thanks to a new initiative of SoA's Architecture Explorations program.