Ann Kalla Co-Professors in Architecture Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz García present their talk, “In Post-Novis all the Students are the teacher,” which discusses a decade of alternative projects as historical reflex in a time of pressing global challenges. A variety of examples are summoned to question historical narratives from positions of power while searching for kynical, emancipating, and critical forms of architecture.
The School of Architecture 2019 Fall Lecture Series welcomes James Garrett Jr from 4RM+ULA Architects on Monday 30 September for his talk “Towards an Art-Integrated Architecture.”
Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman, principals in Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman, will discuss their work on “citizenship culture" at the US-Mexico border, and the Cross-Border Community Stations project, a platform of knowledge exchange that links universities and nonprofit organizations on both sides of the border.
Join us for a conversation with Kathryn H. Anthony, PhD, ACSA Distinguished Professor. Her talk, “Defined by Design: The Surprising Power of Hidden Gender, Age, and Body Bias in Everyday Products and Places,” is an eye-opening overview of how the design of everyday objects that we encounter each day impacts and shapes our lives in ways most of us would never imagine.
The School of Architecture mourns the recent passing of architect Philip Freelon, former lecture series guest and friend of the school. Freelon was one of the most influential black architects of his generation and part of the team that designed the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
The SoA is pleased to announce that Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz García have been selected for the 2019-20 Ann Kalla Professorship in Architecture. The duo will deliver a lecture during the Fall 2019 Lecture Series and teach an ASO studio and spring seminar in spring 2020.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Fall Lecture Series.
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.