Spring Lecture Series Continues with Louis Becker of Henning Larsen Architecture Mon 25 Mar

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.

B.Arch Fifth Year Zain Islam-Hashmi Has Designs for Fashion

As head designer for CMU's annual Lunar Gala fashion show, Zain Islam-Hashmi has created his niche as an architect of fashion, who creates clothing and wardrobe ensembles with materials like resin, cement, and plexiglass. He has taken advantage of opportunities at CMU and around the world and has shaped them into something unique.

SoA to Host “Drawing for the Design Imaginary” Exhibition March 23-30 during 107th ACSA Annual Meeting

In conjunction with the 107th ACSA Annual Meeting taking place in Pittsburgh from 28-30 March 2019, the exhibit Drawing for the Design Imaginary will be on display in the CFA Great Hall from March 23-30. It will then move to the Carnegie Museum of Art, Music Hall Foyer on Saturday, March 30 for the ACSA conference closing reception.

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.”

CMU SoA is Host University for ACSA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh March 28-30

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.

Spring 2019 Lecture Series Welcomes Brad Samuels from SITU Mon 11 Feb

Brad Samuels’ lecture entitled “Undisciplined” will present SITU’s research at the intersection of architecture, technology, and human rights. Highlighting a range of recent projects, this lecture will unpack the expanded agency of the architect within a highly interdisciplinary model of practice.