UDBS & Quito’s Universidad de las Americas Collaborate on Vertical Gardening Prototypes

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.

Front Studio's Sharpsburg Public Library Gains National Attention

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."

Jonathan Kline's Work Featured in New Cooper-Hewitt Exhibition

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! Second inter·punct Issue Set to Launch

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!