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.
Commencement Weekend is 20-21 May 2017. Please note these important dates and deadlines to prepare for the weekend's festivities. Congrats to the Class of 2017!
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.
This past week, the team from Carnegie Mellon University presented their work to the Hines Competition Jury in Chicago for the national ULI Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition. The CMU team, four graduate students from the School of Architecture and one from the Tepper School of Business, made it to the Final Four in the competition for the first time in school history.
On Monday, 10 April 2017 the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture presented its annual Fourth-Year Design Awards. Congratulations to the winners on their tremendous accomplishments, and thanks to all of the participants in this year's competition.
Each spring, the Epic® Metals Corporation sponsors a competition for SoA's third-year students to design an innovative project incorporating metal deck systems. This spring, third-year students spent the semester designing prototypes for a self-sufficient shelter to engage Pittsburgh's Environmental Charter School students in learning about the universe through celestial observations.
On Monday, 10 April 2017 the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture presented its annual Faculty & Student Awards during a ceremony held in the Kresge Theatre. Please join us in congratulating the winners on their tremendous accomplishments, and thank you to all of those who submitted entries in this year's competition.
Join us Mon 10 April at 5pm in CFA 214 to celebrate the winners of the Fourth Year Design Awards and the Epic Metals Competition. The reception is sponsored by Epic Metals.
The Spring 2017 Lecture Series has fostered student discussions about women in architecture, including gender politics in the profession, the notion of feminism, subconscious bias, the inclusion of alternate voices within the profession and challenging the typical power structures.
SoA Assistant Professor Daniel Cardoso Llach will keynote at the CAx Dimensions of Computer-Aided Design in Architecture, Biology, Design and Medicine conference at Humboldt-University zu Berlin in Germany on 3 April 2017.
For the first time in history, a team from Carnegie Mellon University is a finalist in the national ULI Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition. The four teams in the finals will vie for the top prize of $50,000 when they present their work to the Hines Competition Jury in Chicago on Thursday, 6 April.
ArchiteXX Board Member Sarah Rafson reports on the SoA's groundbreaking #allfemale spring lecture series, and the discussion it inspired among faculty and students in NEXTpittsburgh.
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.
Join us in congratulating faculty member Daragh Byrne for receiving the 2017 Teaching Innovation Award from the CMU Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation.
The School of Architecture is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for Spring 2017 faculty and student funding awards.
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.
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