The Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) was recently honored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) as a winner of the 2018-2019 Collaborative Practice Award for the project HOME RE_CONSIDERED : HOME RE_DEFINED.
Emily deGrandpre (BA ’19) and School of Design alumni Joseph Kim and Tina Park developed the app Amica to help the partners of recently internationally relocated workers to connect with people and experiences in their new community. Emily traveled to the Global Grad Show in Dubai this past November to present the project on behalf of the team.
inter·punct is currently working on a project, a collection of zines, focusing on the topic of architectural pedagogy — and they need your input! For more information please visit the submissions page on the inter·punct website.
The George W. Anderson, Jr. Award recognizes SoA graduate students who demonstrate through a completed project an exceptional level of attention to detail and dedication to beneficially impacting the community. The 1st place award totals $3,000 and the 2nd place award totals $2,000.
The School of Architecture congratulates the newly elected members of the 2019-2020 CMU AIAS Executive Board.
Lending his making skills to creating wearable sculpture, third-year Vincent DeRienzo performed in SubSurface, an arts festival held underground in a limestone mine this past December. The movement-based performance featured costumes that reflect aspects of underground lifeforms and accompanied the musical group Exploded Ensemble’s exploration of experimental sound.
The CMU chapter of AIAS was named the winner of the 2018 Chapter Honor Award. Last year’s chapter president Zain Islam-Hashmi was named the winner of the 2018 Chapter President Honor Award and selected as a 2019 AIAS CRIT Scholar.
The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for spring 2019 awards. Opportunities available include scholarships, internships, and travel prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty awards.
In this seminar, students will earn 3 course credits as they learn to analyze Real Estate Investment opportunities in the context of specific risk and return criteria. Open to all CMU students.
The School of Architecture's annual summer study trip will travel to the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Sweden, and Finland in late July and early August 2019. An informational meeting for interested students will be held during the first week of school in January.
The 2018 NeurIPS Conference selected the project DeepCloud: Data-driven Generative Design Tool for Point Clouds developed by Ardavan Bidgoli and Pedro Veloso to be featured in this year’s Creativity Workshop.
Ju Yeon Koh, B.Arch ‘21, winner for the Giving Tuesday Student Donors Challenge, attended a private luncheon with CMU President Dr. Farnam Jahanian this past Friday, December 7.
The SoA invites you to attend this semester's MSCD pre-thesis reviews on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 December from 4:00-7:00pm at the CodeLab (& STUDIO) in MMCH 403.
Join us for the Fall 2018 Final Reviews in the School of Architecture, Monday 3 December through Friday 14 December.
The Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) was awarded the 2018 State of Pennsylvania Impact Design Practice award as well as recognition for the REACH project during last night’s AIA Pennsylvania 2018 Architectural Excellence Design Awards ceremony. Fifth year B.Arch student Timothy Khalifa was also awarded a Student Award during the ceremony.
Applications for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel are now open. Interested applicants should plan to attend this weekend’s upcoming events to learn more about the award, application requirements, and previous winners.
Master of Urban Design student Rebecca Lefkowitz will showcase the results of her international travel in the Gindroz Travel Prize Exhibition this Friday and Saturday, November 16-17 in the College of Fine Arts’ Kerr Conference Room.
Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin and PhD-AECM candidates Shalini Priyadarshini and Nizar Eldaher have been selected to present their paper entitled “The Crux of the Matter: Tacit Knowledge Based Value Added Design” at the international conference Design Thinking Research Symposium (DTRS) in South Korea.
The CMU NOMAS chapter will host a design presentation of their entry to the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition on Thursday 8 November from 7:00-8:30pm in CFA 214.
The UDBS projects REACH and OV Course were awarded the Design + Innovation Honor Award and Certificate of Merit, respectively, during the Design Pittsburgh 2018 event presented by AIA Pittsburgh this past week.