Digitally Fabricated Ceiling by SoA Faculty & Students Featured in Shadyside Restaurant

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.

School of Architecture Senior Exhibition “What Do We Know?” Opens April 27

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.

CMU Team Finalist in 2017 ULI Hines Student Urban Design Competition

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.


Announcing the Winners of SoA's 2017 Fourth-Year Design Awards

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.

Timothy Khalifa and Gunn Chaiyapatranun Win 12th Annual Epic Metals Design 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. 

Announcing the Winners of SoA's 2017 Faculty & Student Awards

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. 

Daniel Cardoso Llach to Keynote CAx Computer-Aided Design Conference at Humboldt-University zu Berlin

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.

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.