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.
The annual DesignIntelligence survey of America's Best Architecture & Design Schools is now open—and we need your input! DI's annual rankings serve as a resource for evaluating architecture and design programs on their ability to prepare graduates for professional practice.
Thanks to all of the family and friends who joined us this past weekend to celebrate our graduating students during the 2019 SoA Diploma Ceremony & Reception. Photos and video from the day’s events are now available.
This spring, EX-CHANGE 2019 was presented for the first time as a year-end show demonstrating the breadth of student work from first-year through PhD in a curated exhibition. Thanks to all who joined us, and look out for the upcoming publication this fall.
You're invited to join the SoA on Friday, June 7 for the annual AIA PA Alumni & Fellows Reception during A’19 in Las Vegas. Meet this year's class of AIA Fellows from Pennsylvania, including CMU alumnus and faculty member Christine Mondor.
Adjunct faculty member Paul Ostergaard accepted the 2019 Arthur Ross Award for Community Design, Civic Design, and City Planning on behalf of Urban Design Associates on May 6.
The School of Architecture Diploma Ceremony is Saturday 18 May at 11:30am EST. The ceremony recognizes all undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. Congratulations to our graduates!
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).
Adjunct Professor Francesca Torello, PhD has been selected to participate in a four-week program with the National Endowment for the Humanities Institute this July at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. “Museums: Humanities in the Public Sphere” approaches museums as sites for interdisciplinary inquiry that offer windows on today's educational, ethical, and cultural debates.
The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 2019 Fall Lecture Series.
The SoA welcomed Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu and his partner Lu Wenyu during the ACSA Conference in Pittsburgh on Saturday 30 March for the final installment of the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. Their firm Amateur Architecture Studio blends traditional culture with modern methods.
Professor Emeritus Ömer Akin has been selected to present his paper entitled “Precedent-Based Learning: An approach for studio pedagogy in the early years” at the 2019 ACSA/EAAE Teachers Conference being held June 29-29, 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.
Commencement Weekend has arrived! Please note the following important information to prepare for the weekend's festivities. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
The SoA congratulates adjunct Christine Mondor, FAIA, LEED AP for being named one of the 25 Essential Pittsburghers by NEXTpittsburgh. Christine has been a thoughtful local leader in promoting and implementing sustainable and equitable development in Pittsburgh.
The final review of Shaping Environments: Experiments in Geometry and Matter takes place Friday 10 May from 11:30am-2:00pm in MMCH 303. Shaping Environments is a project-based design-research seminar immersed in negotiating physical prototyping with digital environments.
Payette's New Science Center at Amherst College and the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex at Northeastern University have been named to the 2019 AIA COTE® Top Ten recognizing excellence in sustainable architecture and ecological design.
The School of Architecture welcomed Louis Becker of Henning Larsen Architecture on Monday 25 March for the 2019 Spring Lecture Series. The Copenhagen-based practice uses scientific research tools and project-based design research to create sustainable places that facilitate human interaction.
Assistant Professor Dana Cupkova delivered a concluding keynote titled “Shape Matter” at the Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture in Atlanta April 7-9, 2019.
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.