Dana Cupkova

Dana Cupkova Presents at Living Architecture Systems Group (LASG) Symposium 2019, Publishes White Paper on Psychosomatic Architecture with Daragh Byrne

Associate professor Dana Cupkova presented her design and research work at the 2019 Living Architecture Systems Group Symposium (LASG), and contributed to the 2019 LASG White Paper book with a paper co-authored by SoA assistant teaching professor Daragh Byrne titled Towards Psychosomatic Architecture: Attuning Reactive Architectural Materials Through Biofeedback.

Professors Joshua Bard and Dana Cupkova Publish in the Construction Robotics Journal

Associate professor Joshua Bard and assistant professor Dana Cupkova recently published an article entitled “Robotic concrete surface finishing: A Moldless approach to creating thermally tuned surface geometry for architectural building components using Profile-3D-Printing” in the Construction Robotics Journal. Their research is supported by CMU’s Manufacturing Futures Initiative.

Sarah Rafson writes Spotlight on Pittsburgh’s Women-Owned Firms for AIA Pittsburgh

Adjunct Sarah Rafson recently authored the article “Spotlight on Pittsburgh’s Women-Owned Firms” for AIA Pittsburgh in honor of International Women’s Day this past Friday 08 March. The article features SoA faculty Dana Cupkova, Jennifer Lucchino, and Christine Mondor.

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).

SoA Faculty Awarded Funding from Manufacturing Futures Initiative & Pennsylvania Manufacturing Innovation Program for 3D-Printed Concrete Panels Research Project

Professors Dana Cupkova and Joshua Bard were recently awarded new funding to expand their interdisciplinary research project titled "Profile-3D-Printing Thermally Tuned Concrete Panels to Offset Mechanical Loads in Buildings” from the Manufacturing Futures Initiative 2018 and the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Innovation Program 2018.

SoA Faculty, Students Win American Architecture Prize for Restaurant Design

The Senyai Thai Kitchen project designed and executed by a team of Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture faculty and students was awarded The American Architecture Prize 2017 in the Commercial Interior design category.

Digitally Fabricated Ceiling by SoA Faculty & Students Featured in Shadyside Restaurant

The digitally fabricated ceiling of a recently opened local restaurant was designed and produced by SoA faculty Dana Cupkova and Gretchen Craig of EPIPHYTE Lab, with help from the student team of Trent Wimbiscus, Thomas Sterling, Colleen Clifford and Sinan Goral.