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.
Seven SoA graduate students have received 2018 Graduate Small Project Help (GuSH) Research Grants from Carnegie Mellon University to support their research work: Lola Ben Alon, PhD-AECM Candidate; Özgüç Bertuğ Çapunaman, MSCD 2019; Wei-Wei Chi, MSCD 2019; Manuel Rodriguez Ladron de Guevara, PhD-CD Candidate; Jinmo Rhee, MSCD 2019; Gautam Thakkar, M.Arch 2019; Chenlu Zhang, PhD-BPD Candidate.
Join us November 16-17, 2018 for an exhibition of the work of the 2018 Gindroz Prize winners. The event features a performance by School of Music award recipient Ramin Akhavijou, and drawings and books by School of Architecture award recipient Rebecca Lefkowitz. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation.
The SoA invites prospective graduate students and applicants to attend our Graduate Program Open House on Monday, 12 November 2018. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the SoA, tour the school, and speak with faculty and students in your program of interest.
Join us for our Student Outreach event as we welcome students to meet with professionals and fellow students to network and build relationships for internships and future opportunities in the job market.
Graduate Instructor Pedro Veloso and PhD student Ardavan Bidgoli to present their paper “DeepCloud: The Application of a Data-driven, Generative Model in Design” at the ACADIA Conference in Mexico City 20 October 2018.
PhD candidates Zhiang Zhang and Chenlu Zhang, and Professor Khee Poh Lam, recently received an Outstanding Paper Award at the 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC) for their paper entitled “A Deep Reinforcement Learning Method for Model-based Optimal Control of HVAC Systems,” one of only six papers to receive an award at the conference.
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.
The Code Lab, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, and Metro 21 collaborate to use computation to understand how pedestrians use Market Square in order to inform future planning decisions.
Applications for the Deller Prize in Sustainable Architecture and Real Estate due Tuesday, 22 January 2019 at 5:00pm EST.