Professor Volker Hartkopf will be named Professor Emeritus at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. A Retirement Celebration will be held honoring Hartkopf and Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin on Saturday, 13 April 2019 during Spring Carnival.
Adjunct Sarah Rafson recently authored the article “Spotlight on Pittsburgh’s Women-Owned Firms” for AIA Pittsburgh in honor of International Women’s Day this past Friday 08 March. The article features SoA faculty Dana Cupkova, Jennifer Lucchino, and Christine Mondor.
Assistant Professor Stefan Gruber to deliver the lecture “Commoning the City” at the University of Toronto on Friday, 15 March 2019 as part of a series of guest lectures at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.
Adjunct faculty member Christine Mondor has been elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in recognition for her Service to Society. She joins three other AIA Pennsylvania members in achieving this important career milestone this year.
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.
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.
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.”
Faculty members Doug Cooper and Stefani Danes recently unveiled their collaborative mural installation in the new Tepper Building entitled “The Collaborative Campus.” Partners in life and project collaborators, the pair pooled their talent in drawn imagery and fabric piecework to create a cohesive depiction of cross-campus collaboration and innovation at CMU.
A recent project by Pittsburgh-based studio d’ARC architects, led by founder and president Gerard Damiani, AIA, an Associate Professor in the SoA, was recently recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine as the winner of Best Outdoor Space for 2019.
Professor of Computational Design Ramesh Krishnamurti recently co-authored a journal article in the latest edition of Computer-Aided Design entitled "A uniform characterization of augmented shapes."
Adjunct faculty member Nida Rehman is the recipient of a Seminar Series Award from the Urban Studies Foundation. The award will fund a seminar series entitled “Urban Climates: Power, Development and Environment in South Asia.”
The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for spring 2019 awards. Opportunities available include scholarships, internships, and travel prizes for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty awards.
The first book by Assistant Professor Joshua D. Lee, PhD, AIA questions flexibility as a design approach by providing a longitudinal analysis of the the SCSD project, an innovative architectural experiment.
Assistant Teaching Professor Ömer Karaguzel, PhD, WELL AP has earned the LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C) credential.
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.
Adjunct professor Francesca Torello to present on the changing role of architectural history in the pedagogy of technical disciplines in the German-speaking areas of Europe during an international conference at TU Vienna.
The School of Architecture is currently accepting applications for two tenure track faculty at the rank of assistant and/or associate professor. Applications are due no later than Monday, 7 January 2019 at 11:59pm EST.
AIA PA's video commemorating the Alcoa Building and Mellon Square Park as recipients of the 50 Year Timeless Award features an interview with SoA Professor and Head Steve Lee.
The 2018 NeurIPS Conference selected the project DeepCloud: Data-driven Generative Design Tool for Point Clouds developed by Ardavan Bidgoli and Pedro Veloso to be featured in this year’s Creativity Workshop.
Part of PCRG’s Better Busway Study in partnership with the Port Authority of Allegheny County, the plan developed by evolveEA seeks to activate a key anchor to Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle.