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.
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.
Brad Samuels of New York-based SITU demonstrates how architectural approaches to research and investigation can shed new light on issues of social impact and human rights. He presented his research work during the 2019 SoA Spring Lecture Series.
All are invited to join us to discuss the recent ACSA lectures and events on Wednesday 03 April at 4:30pm in MMCH 203 for the semester’s final Back2Front session. We'll be joined by guests Christoph Eckrich, Kai Gutschow, and Ray Ryan (curator of the Heinz Architectural Center).
The School of Architecture welcomed Kipp Bradford on Monday 28 January for the first installment of the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. Bradford presented the radical strategies he believes will be required to both minimize and manage the impacts of climate change.
The 2019 ACSA National Meeting takes place in Pittsburgh Thu 28 - Sat 30 March. We invite you to attend the presentations, panel discussions, and keynotes featuring SoA faculty, alumni, and students. All events take place downtown at the Westin Pittsburgh Hotel, unless otherwise noted.
Join us during the ACSA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh for a conversation with Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu of Amateur Architecture Studio.
Join us during the ACSA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh for a conversation with Toshiko Mori, winner of the 2019 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.
The School of Architecture welcomed Jeremy Smith of Irving Smith Architects on Monday 25 February for the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. The New Zealand-based practice works within the context of “soft architecture” by embracing architectural design that conforms to shifting times and landscapes.
Louis Becker, design principal and partner at Henning Larsen Architecture in Copenhagen, will present the firm’s design approach and methodology, and how the combination of quantitative research, artistic emphasis, and social responsibility defines their work.
Associate Professor Jeremy Ficca is co-chair of this year’s ACSA Annual Meeting taking place in Pittsburgh March 28-30, 2019. The event, titled Black Box: Articulating Architecture’s Core in the Post-Digital Era, will be hosted in conjunction with the SoA Spring Lecture Series and CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia.
Jeremy Smith, partner and design director at Irving Smith Architects in Nelson, New Zealand presents his talk "Soft Architecture: is being finished finished?"
Join us this semester for the next edition of Back2Front -- a series of discussions centered around our Spring 2019 Lecture Series.
Brad Samuels’ lecture entitled “Undisciplined” will present SITU’s research at the intersection of architecture, technology, and human rights. Highlighting a range of recent projects, this lecture will unpack the expanded agency of the architect within a highly interdisciplinary model of practice.
Lecturer Kipp Bradford presents “The Hot Earth Catalog: Solutions for a Warming Planet” discussing the solutions he has developed related to climate change and management of the impacts of climate change in his work with the MIT Media Lab.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Spring Lecture Series.