Announcing the release of the 2019-2021 Advanced Synthesis Option Studios (ASOS) catalog. Released each year, the ASOS catalog contains descriptions of all the studios for Fall 2019, as well as information for the options in subsequent semesters. We are excited for the wide range of intriguing studios coming up this fall.
PhD-AECM Candidate Lipika Swarup recently traveled to the 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference in Antwerp, Belgium to present the paper “Precedent-Based Learning: An Approach for Studio Pedagogy in the Early Years” written by School of Architecture Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin.
The international premiere of An Atlas of Commoning opens Saturday 29 June at the Miller ICA at CMU. Curated by Associate Professor Stefan Gruber and fueled by the collaborative research and thesis projects of Master of Urban Design students, the exhibition explores how citizen-led initiatives can transform cities into more just and resilient places.
Recent alumna Kelly Li (B.Arch ’19) traveled to Princeton University this past April to participate in their Environmental Institute’s second annual Environmental Ideathon, a 36-hour workshop to brainstorm environmental strategies for cities around the world.
This past semester, the School of Architecture and School of Design launched an interdisciplinary course to provide students from multiple disciplines the opportunity to explore linkages between community scale place-making and the postal system.
CMU recently received gold status from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), surpassing its silver rating in 2015. The assessment cites several School of Architecture courses and degree programs that contributed to the rating.
CMU recently featured SoA Class of 2019 grads Nikhita Bhagwat (M.Arch ‘19), a member of the first class of graduates from the reintroduced Master of Architecture program, and Zain Islam-Hashmi (B.Arch ‘19).
Siliang Lu, PhD-BPD Candidate, to defend her thesis “An interactive hybrid cooling system featuring personalized controls with adaptive thermal comfort with non-intrusive sensing techniques” on Friday, 17 May 2019 at 2:00pm in the MMCH 415 IW Conference Room.
The CodeLab installation “Molecular Tectonics I” explores space and form at the intersection of parametric flexibility, modular logic, and material behavior. It is located at the main entrance of CFA as part of the EX-CHANGE year-end exhibition.
Noreen Saeed, PhD-CD Candidate, to present her PhD Proposal “A Computational Approach to Predicting Thermal Conductivity” on Monday, 13 May 2019 at 10:30am in MMCH 121.
The SoA invites you to join us today, Mon 06 May from 8:30am-3:00pm for the MSCD Thesis Reviews in the CodeLab in MMCH 403.
CMU's Undergraduate Research Symposium "Meeting of the Minds" is a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research. Join us as SoA students share their research and creative work with the campus community on Wednesday 08 May from 10am-5pm in the CUC.
The CMU School of Architecture's annual Fifth Year Show showcases and celebrates the cumulative work of the SoA’s graduating class of students. The event's Opening Reception is Thursday 16 May at 7:00pm in CFA 214.
Surekha Tetali, PhD-BPD Candidate, to present her PhD Proposal “Interplay between built environment factors and Urban Heat Island phenomenon in India and the United States” on Tuesday, 07 May 2019 at 12:00pm in the IW Large Conference Room.
Join us Friday 03 May at 6pm for the opening of the exhibition “Topographic Textures” curated by fifth-year B.Arch students Zain Islam-Hashmi and Gargi Lagvankar. The event takes place at the offices of GBBN Architects as part of the First Friday/Unblurred Gallery Crawl.
Christopher Leininger, PhD-BPD Candidate, to present his PhD Proposal “Food Producing Facades Key to Sustainable Future” on Friday, 03 May 2019 at 9:00am in the IW Large Conference Room.
Join us for the Spring 2019 Final Reviews in the School of Architecture, Wednesday 01 May through Tuesday 07 May in conjunction with the EX-CHANGE year end show.
The School of Architecture invites all fifth-year Bachelor of Architecture students graduating this spring to apply for the John Knox Shear Memorial Traveling Award. Applications are due at 11:59pm EST on Monday, 13 May 2019.
The final show and exhibition for the IDeATe course Human-Machine Virtuosity, hosted by the SoA’s dFAB Lab, showcases hybrid (human-machine) design systems created by students in collaboration with local artists.
inter•punct is putting together a project discussing emergent and often radical issues latent in the educational environment that the organization feels are far too absent from current discourse. Following the footsteps of pamphlet architecture, clip-stamp-fold, and 'a few zines,’ the group is curating a collection of zines, and they invite you to be a part of this process.