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.
Adjunct professor Stephen Quick of the Remaking Cities Institute co-leads team of researchers to study the light pollution impacts of LED streetlights in urban areas.
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.
Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow at the Center for Community Progress, Washington, DC will speak on his new book, The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America. The book not only documents past failure and the current stark reality, but also proposes an optimistic way forward with specific policy and development strategies.