Pittsburgh City Planning Director Ray Gastil has been appointed David Lewis Director of Urban Design and Regional Engagement in the School of Architecture. In this role he will direct the Remaking Cities Institute and teach architecture and urban design. Gastil’s new position begins September 1, 2019.
Donald K. Carter, FAIA, FAICP, LEED AP will step down as David Lewis Director of Urban Design and Regional Engagement of the Remaking Cities Institute (RCI). Beginning on July 1, Carter will transition to a new part-time role as an SoA Adjunct Professor in the Master of Urban Design Program, as an RCI Senior Research Fellow, and as an advisor to Campus Design and Facility Development.
SoA faculty Don Carter will be a panelist at CMU Energy Week 2019 this March 25-28 hosted by the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation.
SoA faculty Don Carter and Christine Mondor will speak at the 10th Annual Sustainability Conference – “Smart Cities: Transforming Cities for a New Era” in Pittsburgh on March 6. Carter will deliver the keynote, titled “Smart Cities: A Global Perspective.”
Don Carter and Stefan Gruber will be speaking at “Mind the Gap: A one‐day symposium on the Future of Urban Design Education + Practice” at the AIA National Headquarters in Washington, DC on Friday 25 January.
Join Remaking Cities Institute Director Don Carter, FAIA at City of Asylum on Tuesday 23 October at 7:00pm for a talk about his book Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe.
Donald K. Carter, FAIA, FAICP, LEED AP recently received the 2017 AIA Pennsylvania Medal of Distinction, the highest award bestowed upon a living AIA Pennsylvania member.
SoA-affiliated faculty and students winners in AIA Pennsylvania's 2017 Architectural Excellence Design Awards in the Medal of Distinction, Social Impact, Honor, and Student levels of commendation.
This past week, the team from Carnegie Mellon University presented their work to the Hines Competition Jury in Chicago for the national ULI Gerald Hines Urban Design Competition. The CMU team, four graduate students from the School of Architecture and one from the Tepper School of Business, made it to the Final Four in the competition for the first time in school history.
Remaking Cities Institute Director Don Carter's Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe, published by Routledge, examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach to restoring post-industrial cities.