Research & Programs

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.

Joshua Bard Represents SoA as Speaker at 2018 Robotics in Architecture Conference at ETH Zurich

Associate Professor Joshua Bard presented two papers reflecting the ongoing contributions of the School of Architecture in the fields of robotic construction and additive manufacturing at the ETH in Zurich for the 2018 Association for Robotics in Architecture Conference (Rob|Arch).

School of Architecture Ranked #11 in DesignIntelligence Survey

The SoA's B.Arch program achieved a ranking of #11 overall in the 2018-19 DesignIntelligence Survey of Architecture Schools, and placed top-ten in 9 of 12 focus areas. Professor & Head Stephen Lee was also named one of the 25 Most Admired Educators this year.

Public Interest Design Education Guidebook Features Work of UDBS and PROJECT RE_

The recently released Public Interest Design Education Guidebook: Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies (2018) presents the pedagogical framework and collective curriculum necessary to teach public interest designers and features the work of the UDBS and PROJECT RE_.

“An Atlas of Commoning” Exhibit Receives Graham Foundation Grant

Congratulations to Stefan Gruber and his team, recipients of a Graham Foundation grant for the upcoming exhibition An Atlas of Commoning

ReCast Augmented Reality App Debuts at CMoA's Hall of Architecture

Professors Josh Bard and Francesca Torello's new augmented reality app ReCast launched 1 November in the Carnegie Museum of Art's Copy + Paste: Hall of Architecture exhibition -- and it's been making the news.

Join Us for the Highlands Travel Fellowship Presentation & Exhibition Mon 8/28

Recent Delbert Highlands Travel Fellowship award winner Louisa Jáuregui will present her project A German Paradigm for Reexamining Residual Urban Spaces during the School of Architecture First Day Assembly on Monday, 28 August 2017. The project will be exhibited during the all-school BBQ following the First Day Assembly. The events are open to all SoA faculty, students, alumni, and staff.

Computational Design Exhibition receives Graham Foundation Award

Assistant Professor of Architecture Dr. Daniel Cardoso Llach has just been announced as the recipient of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. The award will support the forthcoming exhibition Designing the Computational Image + Imagining Computational Design.

Announcing the Deller Prize in Sustainable Architecture and Real Estate

The Deller Prize in Sustainable Architecture and Real Estate has been established by the Deller family of Quito, Ecuador to encourage architecture students to pursue non-traditional career paths, specifically to grow their skills in the specialty of design, construction and sustainability under the umbrella of the real estate business.

Architecture Explorations Celebrates Work of Spring Saturday Sequence Program Students

This past month, the School of Architecture’s outreach program Architecture Explorations hosted a Celebration of Work during the final session of the Saturday Sequence program, where program participants had the opportunity to present their work in the presence of family and friends.