Brian Evans from Mackintosh School of Architecture to Lecture Mon 22 Oct

Brian Evans, Professor and Head of Urbanism at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, will reflect on his 30 years of working with European cities and landscapes in practice, academia, and public service, most recently with the UN through a series of themes including the spaces of life, cities of the mind, the "Thompson Ten," the proto-knowledge city, and the super-urbanities of the north.

SoA PhD Students & Faculty Receive Outstanding Paper Award at IBPC 2018

PhD candidates Zhiang Zhang and Chenlu Zhang, and Professor Khee Poh Lam, recently received an Outstanding Paper Award at the 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) for their paper entitled “A Deep Reinforcement Learning Method for Model-based Optimal Control of HVAC Systems,” one of only six papers to receive an award at the conference.

Join us TUESDAY 9 Oct for Lecture with Eyal Weizman of Forensic Architecture

Eyal Weizman, director of Forensic Architecture, will discuss his practice's advanced architectural and media research, modeling dynamic events as they unfold in space and time, on behalf of international prosecutors, human rights organizations, and political and environmental justice groups.

Stefan Gruber to Present at "Celebrating Commons Scholarship" Conference at Georgetown University Friday 5 October

Assistant Professor Stefan Gruber to present the paper entitled An Atlas of Commoning: Mapping a Contested Field at the "Celebrating Commons Scholarship" Conference at Georgetown University on Friday 5 October 2018.

SoA Now Accepting Applications for Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions

The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for two tenure track faculty at the rank of assistant and/or associate professor who work on issues of sustainability, resiliency and social equity in buildings, cities and environments, and who engage our most pressing global challenges linked to the built environment. Applications are due no later than Monday, 7 January 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

Stephen Quick Presents Research Studies on Statewide Highway Corridor Guidelines at PennDOT 2018 Research Symposium

Adjunct faculty member Stephen Quick presented two research studies about proposed statewide highway corridors as a new category of roadway types that combine multimodal and complete street functionality during the PennDOT 2018 Research Symposium last week in Harrisburg.

Alan Mallach to speak about book "The Divided City" Tue 30 Oct

Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow at the Center for Community Progress, Washington, DC will speak on his new book, The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America. The book not only documents past failure and the current stark reality, but also proposes an optimistic way forward with specific policy and development strategies.

Francesca Torello and Joshua Bard Publish Journal Article in Dialectic VI: Craft for Plaster ReCast App

Adjunct Professor Dr. Francesca Torello and Associate Professor Joshua Bard published an article in the journal Dialectic, issue VI: Craft - The Art of Making Architecture describing the development of Plaster ReCast, a mixed reality app designed to enhance visitor experience at museum plaster cast collections.

MAAD Research Video "Free-Oriented Additive Manufacturing" Presented at 2018 Robotics in Architecture Conference at ETH Zurich

The MAAD (CMU-PUM) research video "Free-Oriented Additive Manufacturing" was accepted to the 2018 Association for Robotics in Architecture Conference (Rob|Arch) call for videos and presented at the conference at the ETH in Zurich this past week. This video depicts a novel additive manufacturing application of fused deposition modeling on varying spatial conditions, deposition direction, and geometry to adapt to complex infrastructure conditions.