Donald Carter

Gautam Thakkar (M.Arch ’19) Wins First Place, Sai Prateek Narayan (MUD ’19) Honorable Mention in The Future of My City Graduate Student Competition

The School of Architecture congratulates recent graduates Gautam Jagdish Thakkar (M.Arch ’19) for winning one of two first place prizes, and Sai Prateek Narayan Ramachandran (MUD ‘19) for receiving honorable mention, in The Future of My City German/US graduate student competition.

Pittsburgh City Planning Director Ray Gastil Taking New Job Opportunity as Director of Remaking Cities Institute

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.

Don Carter to step down as Director of Remaking Cities Institute, transitions to Adjunct Faculty role

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.

Don Carter and Christine Mondor to Speak at Pittsburgh’s 10th Annual Sustainability Conference March 6

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.”

SoA Partners with Politecnico di Torino for Re-Industry Seminar 10 May

SoA, in partnership with the Department of Architecture and Design of Politecnico di Torino, partner to present the Re-Industry seminar 10 May 2017. The seminar will investigate the impact of industrial production on cities from an architectural and urban design perspective.