The Urban Design Build Studio (UDBS) was awarded the 2018 State of Pennsylvania Impact Design Practice award as well as recognition for the REACH project during last night’s AIA Pennsylvania 2018 Architectural Excellence Design Awards ceremony. Fifth year B.Arch student Timothy Khalifa was also awarded a Student Award during the ceremony.
Applications for the 2019 Gindroz Prize for Travel are now open. Interested applicants should plan to attend this weekend’s upcoming events to learn more about the award, application requirements, and previous winners.
Master of Urban Design student Rebecca Lefkowitz will showcase the results of her international travel in the Gindroz Travel Prize Exhibition this Friday and Saturday, November 16-17 in the College of Fine Arts’ Kerr Conference Room.
Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin and PhD-AECM candidates Shalini Priyadarshini and Nizar Eldaher have been selected to present their paper entitled “The Crux of the Matter: Tacit Knowledge Based Value Added Design” at the international conference Design Thinking Research Symposium (DTRS) in South Korea.
The CMU NOMAS chapter will host a design presentation of their entry to the 2018 Barbara G. Laurie NOMA Annual Student Design Competition on Thursday 8 November from 7:00-8:30pm in CFA 214.
Heather Bizon, 2018-19 Ann Kalla Visiting Professor, will present “Out of Nature: Everyday Mashups,” which focuses on the role of play in making room for that which is not possible in reality, allowing one to slip into roles outside oneself, to take risks without consequences, and to challenge the codes and customs of one’s society.
Join the School of Architecture during Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago for our annual CMU Chapter Alumni Reception on Thursday 15 November.
The UDBS projects REACH and OV Course were awarded the Design + Innovation Honor Award and Certificate of Merit, respectively, during the Design Pittsburgh 2018 event presented by AIA Pittsburgh this past week.
Associate Professor Gerard Damiani to serve as juror for AIA New Jersey’s state design awards alongside the Science Channel’s Danny Forster, architect and host of Build It Bigger. Gerard will also serve as a panelist in a discussion on the state of residential architecture during the chapter’s Design Conference Thursday 1 November.
Adjunct professor Stephen Quick of the Remaking Cities Institute and Diane Turnshek of the CMU physics department will lead a project using quadcopter drones to create a high-resolution light pollution map of Pittsburgh as the city seeks to evaluate the impact of new street lamps.
Join us on Wednesday 7 November at 4:40pm for this semester’s final installment of Back2Front -- a series of discussions centered around our Fall 2018 Lecture Series.
Join us Monday 05 November at 5:00pm for nEXt-UP, a conversation on architectural careers with SoA alumni. The event features a panel discussion on the diversity of career trajectories possible following the powerful experience and foundation of an architectural education, followed by a networking reception with our moderator, panelists, invited guests, alumni, and current students.
Inauguration Symposium to feature 10 distinguished professors from across the university. The speakers will discuss their innovative work, its power to enhance lives, and celebrate CMU’s impact in Pittsburgh, the region, and the world.
Seven SoA graduate students have received 2018 Graduate Small Project Help (GuSH) Research Grants from Carnegie Mellon University to support their research work: Lola Ben Alon, PhD-AECM Candidate; Özgüç Bertuğ Çapunaman, MSCD 2019; Wei-Wei Chi, MSCD 2019; Manuel Rodriguez Ladron de Guevara, PhD-CD Candidate; Jinmo Rhee, MSCD 2019; Gautam Thakkar, M.Arch 2019; Chenlu Zhang, PhD-BPD Candidate.
Beatriz Colomina, Professor of Architecture and Founding Director of the Media and Modernity program at Princeton University, to deliver her lecture “Anesthetic Design: The Rights of the Modern Nerves” Monday 29 October as part of the SoA Lecture Series.
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.
Join us November 16-17, 2018 for an exhibition of the work of the 2018 Gindroz Prize winners. The event features a performance by School of Music award recipient Ramin Akhavijou, and drawings and books by School of Architecture award recipient Rebecca Lefkowitz. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the work of the Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation.
The work of SoA Associate Studio Professor Jonathan Kline, and his partner and fellow-alumnus Christine Brill, recently profiled by University Advancement. Kline and Brill are earning praise for their design work around Pittsburgh, such as the new Superior Motors restaurant in Braddock.
Assistant Professor Daniel Cardoso Llach will deliver an evening lecture and conduct a one-day “masterclass” at the Bauhaus Universität (University) in Weimar, Germany this week.
Assistant Professor Dana Cupkova was recently elected to the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC), and will begin her two-year term in January 2019.