Rana Sen, a 1999 PhD graduate from the CBPD, is a managing director at Deloitte US where he leads their smart city initiative and the US state/local transportation practice and smart city work globally.
Faculty members Doug Cooper and Stefani Danes recently unveiled their collaborative mural installation in the new Tepper Building entitled “The Collaborative Campus.” Partners in life and project collaborators, the pair pooled their talent in drawn imagery and fabric piecework to create a cohesive depiction of cross-campus collaboration and innovation at CMU.
inter·punct is currently working on a project, a collection of zines, focusing on the topic of architectural pedagogy — and they need your input! For more information please visit the submissions page on the inter·punct website.
A recent project by Pittsburgh-based studio d’ARC architects, led by founder and president Gerard Damiani, AIA, an Associate Professor in the SoA, was recently recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine as the winner of Best Outdoor Space for 2019.
The George W. Anderson, Jr. Award recognizes SoA graduate students who demonstrate through a completed project an exceptional level of attention to detail and dedication to beneficially impacting the community. The 1st place award totals $3,000 and the 2nd place award totals $2,000.
The School of Architecture congratulates the newly elected members of the 2019-2020 CMU AIAS Executive Board.
The workshops focus on skill building central to the architectural design process. The 8-week program is held on Saturdays beginning February 23 through May 4, 2019 from 9:30am-12:30pm on the CMU campus. Multiple child discounts and scholarships are available.
Join us this semester for the next edition of Back2Front -- a series of discussions centered around our Spring 2019 Lecture Series.
Brad Samuels’ lecture entitled “Undisciplined” will present SITU’s research at the intersection of architecture, technology, and human rights. Highlighting a range of recent projects, this lecture will unpack the expanded agency of the architect within a highly interdisciplinary model of practice.
Palo Alto-based Fergus Garber Young Architects (FGY), led by firm partner Daniel Garber, FAIA (B.Arch ’79), was recently honored with the prestigious 2018-2019 Firm Award by AIA Silicon Valley in California.
The work of Heather Bizon, 2018-19 Ann Kalla visiting professor at the CMU School of Architecture, examines how architecture can promote productive human interaction.
Lending his making skills to creating wearable sculpture, third-year Vincent DeRienzo performed in SubSurface, an arts festival held underground in a limestone mine this past December. The movement-based performance featured costumes that reflect aspects of underground lifeforms and accompanied the musical group Exploded Ensemble’s exploration of experimental sound.
The CMU chapter of AIAS was named the winner of the 2018 Chapter Honor Award. Last year’s chapter president Zain Islam-Hashmi was named the winner of the 2018 Chapter President Honor Award and selected as a 2019 AIAS CRIT Scholar.
Professor of Computational Design Ramesh Krishnamurti recently co-authored a journal article in the latest edition of Computer-Aided Design entitled "A uniform characterization of augmented shapes."
Lecturer Kipp Bradford presents “The Hot Earth Catalog: Solutions for a Warming Planet” discussing the solutions he has developed related to climate change and management of the impacts of climate change in his work with the MIT Media Lab.
Adjunct faculty member Nida Rehman is the recipient of a Seminar Series Award from the Urban Studies Foundation. The award will fund a seminar series entitled “Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia.”
The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for spring 2019 awards. Opportunities available include scholarships, internships, and travel prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty awards.
Robots are programmed with traits such as impatience and confidence in an installation by designer Madeline Gannon, whose work explores the potential for humans and machines to live harmoniously.
The first book by Assistant Professor Joshua D. Lee, PhD, AIA questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of the the SCSD project, an innovative architectural experiment.
Assistant Teaching Professor Ömer Karaguzel, PhD, WELL AP has earned the LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C) credential.