In March 2016, CMU SoA's chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) will welcome hundreds of top architecture students to Pittsburgh. The two-day conference will explore urban renewal through the lenses of technology, sustainability, public interest design, and the arts using Pittsburgh as a powerful example of post-industrial resilience. Registration opens 24 December at forgequad.org.
Read the first sneak peek into Vol. 2 of SoA's student journal.
The American Institute of Architecture Students' (AIAS) signature conference, FORUM, is the largest annual gathering of architecture students in the world. The Carnegie Mellon chapter of AIAS hopes to send a large delegation of its leaders and members to collaborate and communicate with this network of architecture students. Donate to their CMU Crowdfunding effort!
Alwin Cassens, Jr Memorial Prize in Architectural History: Applications due 7 December. Apply now!
Gindroz Prize for Travel: Applications due 16 November. Apply now!
Continuing a two-year upward trajectory, CMU SoA's B.Arch program has been ranked 9th nationwide in the 2016 DesignIntelligence rankings of architecture schools.
SoA alumnus Ranjit John Korah (B.Arch 2011) and his partner, Michael Ryan Charters, just celebrated the first annual Chicago Architecture Biennial by winning the Chicago Architecture Foundation's ChiDesign Competition.
Professor Khee Poh Lam, Research Associate Omer Karaguzel, and PhD students Weili Xu and Adrian Chong, along with their partners from DesignBuilder, showed the energy-modeling world a thing or two with an Innovative Workflow Award in this year's ASHRAE LowDown Showdown.
Visiting Ann Kalla Professor Christina Ciardullo, along with SEArch (Space Exploration Architecture) and Clouds AO (Clouds Architecture Office), are the winners of the NASA- and America Makes-sponsored 3D Printed Habitat Challenge for Mars competition.