Throughout the summer, a series of workshops, discussions, and tours will provide a platform for the exchange of experiences, knowledge, and skills about gaining agency in collectively producing the environment and communities we live in.
The School of Architecture mourns the recent passing of architect Philip Freelon, former lecture series guest and friend of the school. Freelon was one of the most influential black architects of his generation and part of the team that designed the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
In concert with the Miller ICA's current exhibition, An Atlas of Commoning, Neither Public, Nor Private will be a conversation that gives space to define both implicit and explicit rules around what makes public, and what makes private - while interrupting a binary of public and private to learn about how we practice, survive and locate our selves/community in all of the spaces in between.
PhD-AECM Candidate Lipika Swarup recently traveled to the 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference in Antwerp, Belgium to present the paper “Precedent-Based Learning: An Approach for Studio Pedagogy in the Early Years” written by School of Architecture Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin.
The SoA is pleased to announce that Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz García have been selected for the 2019-20 Ann Kalla Professorship in Architecture. The duo will deliver a lecture during the Fall 2019 Lecture Series and teach an ASO studio and spring seminar in spring 2020.
The international premiere of An Atlas of Commoning opens Saturday 29 June at the Miller ICA at CMU. Curated by Associate Professor Stefan Gruber and fueled by the collaborative research and thesis projects of Master of Urban Design students, the exhibition explores how citizen-led initiatives can transform cities into more just and resilient places.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Commencement Weekend has arrived! Please note the following important information to prepare for the weekend's festivities. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
The final review of Shaping Environments: Experiments in Geometry and Matter takes place Friday 10 May from 11:30am-2:00pm in MMCH 303. Shaping Environments is a project-based design-research seminar immersed in negotiating physical prototyping with digital environments.
The School of Architecture welcomed Louis Becker of Henning Larsen Architecture on Monday 25 March for the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. The Copenhagen-based practice uses scientific research tools and project-based design research to create sustainable places that facilitate human interaction.
Assistant Professor Dana Cupkova delivered a concluding keynote titled “Shape Matter” at the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture in Atlanta April 7-9, 2019.
The CodeLab installation “Molecular Tectonics I” explores space and form at the intersection of parametric flexibility, modular logic, and material behavior. It is located at the main entrance of CFA as part of the EX-CHANGE year-end exhibition.