This summer, explore the intersection of ART + TECHNOLOGY with the Center for Architecture Explorations. Spots are still available in several upcoming summer camps for K-12 students at multiple locations throughout Pittsburgh.
The SoA is currently accepting applications for the Office Assistant position. The SoA is looking for a thorough, detail-oriented individual to assist with the SoA’s marketing/communications efforts and day-to-day operation of the administrative office on a regular part-time basis (weekly schedule of approximately 25 hours per week).
The CMU SoA is pleased to announce that Dana Cupkova has been promoted to Associate Professor and awarded indefinite tenure. She previously held an Assistant Professorship at the SoA, and is Track Chair of the SoA’s Masters of Science in Sustainable Design (MSSD) program.
The CMU SoA is pleased to announce the appointment of Azadeh Omidfar Sawyer, LEED AP to the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Building Technology. Sawyer’s interdisciplinary research focuses on quantitative and qualitative methods to evaluate building envelope design and performance though immersive visualizations such as virtual reality.
Recent alumna Kelly Li (B.Arch ’19) traveled to Princeton University this past April to participate in their Environmental Institute’s second annual Environmental Ideathon, a 36-hour workshop to brainstorm environmental strategies for cities around the world.
The CMU SoA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nida Rehman to the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Resilient Cities and Urban Ecology. Rehman is an architect, urban designer, and cultural geographer examining how processes of urbanization, the politics of planning and design, and the physical structure of cities produce ecological and infrastructural change, and impact human health.
You're invited to join the SoA on Friday evening, June 7 for the annual AIA Pennsylvania Alumni & Fellows Reception during A’19 in Las Vegas. Meet this year's class of AIA Fellows from Pennsylvania, including CMU alumnus and faculty member Christine Mondor.
The School of Architecture congratulates alumnus Michael Hinchcliffe (B.Arch ’94) on the recent announcement of his promotion as one of five new Principals at Payette.
This past semester, the School of Architecture and School of Design launched an interdisciplinary course to provide students from multiple disciplines the opportunity to explore linkages between community scale place-making and the postal system.
CMU recently received gold status from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), surpassing its silver rating in 2015. The assessment cites several School of Architecture courses and degree programs that contributed to the rating.
The annual DesignIntelligence survey of America's Best Architecture & Design Schools is now open—and we need your input! DI's annual rankings serve as a resource for evaluating architecture and design programs on their ability to prepare graduates for professional practice.
Thanks to all of the family and friends who joined us this past weekend to celebrate our graduating students during the 2019 SoA Diploma Ceremony & Reception. Photos and video from the day’s events are now available.
This spring, EX-CHANGE 2019 was presented for the first time as a year-end show demonstrating the breadth of student work from first-year through PhD in a curated exhibition. Thanks to all who joined us, and look out for the upcoming publication this fall.
You're invited to join the SoA on Friday, June 7 for the annual AIA PA Alumni & Fellows Reception during A’19 in Las Vegas. Meet this year's class of AIA Fellows from Pennsylvania, including CMU alumnus and faculty member Christine Mondor.
Adjunct faculty member Paul Ostergaard accepted the 2019 Arthur Ross Award for Community Design, Civic Design, and City Planning on behalf of Urban Design Associates on May 6.
The School of Architecture Diploma Ceremony is Saturday 18 May at 11:30am EST. The ceremony recognizes all undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. Congratulations to our graduates!
CMU recently featured SoA Class of 2019 grads Nikhita Bhagwat (M.Arch ‘19), a member of the first class of graduates from the reintroduced Master of Architecture program, and Zain Islam-Hashmi (B.Arch ‘19).
Adjunct Professor Francesca Torello, PhD has been selected to participate in a four-week program with the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute this July at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. “Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere” approaches museums as sites for interdisciplinary inquiry that offer windows on today's educational, ethical, and cultural debates.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Fall Lecture Series.
The SoA welcomed Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu and his partner Lu Wenyu during the ACSA Conference in Pittsburgh on Saturday 30 March for the final installment of the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. Their firm Amateur Architecture Studio blends traditional culture with modern methods.