Fall 2011 Archive-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

This is an archive of all time sensitive material from the Fall 2011 Semester.

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Fall 2011 Archive

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The 2012-2013 Tradewell Fellowship

The year-long Fellowship typically begins and ends in July and includes employment at WHR Architects in Houston. MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

City of Pittsburgh's Green Central - Student Design Competition (GCDC)

Students are welcome to participate as independent individuals or teams of up to 5 members. MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

RAW Oaxaca 2012

RAW Oaxaca 2012,  March 10-18, 2012 MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

Global Medical Brigades Benefit Art Auction

This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and sell a piece or two for a good cause. The art auction will help raise expenses for our trip to the Honduras this spring and fund medicine and supplies. MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

AZ AWARDS International Design Competition

An international design competition open to designer, architects, landscape architects, clients, manufacturers and students for work completed before December 31, 2011. MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

MCSD Thesis Presentation: “On Nature, Form, and Computation: Evolutionary Developmental Form Generation”

MSCD Thesis Presentation, Monday, 19th December at 2:00 pm in MMCH Room 403 MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

Assistant Professor Dale Clifford Honored

Emerging Materials Technologies MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

Associate Professor John Folan Honored

ReVAMP: Residential Vacancy Adjacency Modification Program MORE
Friday, December 16, 2011

Flight School Fellowship: Professional Development for Pittsburgh Artists

Flight School Fellowship, an intensive and comprehensive 10-week professional development program for Pittsburgh artists hosted by PF/PCA.  The deadline for applicants is January 2nd, 2012! MORE
Thursday, December 15, 2011

Karl Willis Featured on CMU's Homepage

When it comes to pursuing cutting-edge research in technology, Karl Willis literally goes the distance. MORE
Friday, December 9, 2011

TRAVEL ABROAD FUNDS for SUMMER 2012

The primary goal of this fund is to allow students to travel to developing countries during their summer breaks, to study, travel, conduct research, and/or participate in service work. Up to $6000 per student available.
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Friday, December 9, 2011

NEW DEADLINE DATE FOR GSA/Provost CONFERENCE FUNDING APPLICATION

G.S.A. Graduate Student Conference Funding is financed by the Graduate Student Assembly, in collaboration with the Graduate Education Office and the Provost's Office, providing grants of up to $500 for attendance at conferences. MORE
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tangible Interaction Design Open House

Come see what students built in this semester's Tangible Interaction Design Studio. MORE
Friday, December 2, 2011

Switzerland Study Away Informaitonal Meeting

Associate Professors Kai Gutschow and Jeremy Ficca will be offering a summer travel studio to Switzerland. Come to the informational meeting on Monday, 05 December at 4:30pm in MMCH 303.
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Friday, December 2, 2011

14th Annual Great Places Awards for Place Design, Planning and Research

The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) is now accepting submissions for the 14th Annual Great Places Awards for Place Design, Planning and Research. MORE
Friday, December 2, 2011

Lecture by Robert Gurney, FAIA

Robert Gurney, FAIA will lecture prior to 1st year studio reviews.
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Friday, December 2, 2011

Jonah Rowen Lecture

Jonah Rowen will deliver a lecture prior to 2nd year studio reviews. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Hazing Awareness Scholarship

$700 HAZING AWARENESS Scholarship MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

The RayMatic

The RayMatic, named after its creator, utilizes what Yun refers to as an “anthropomorphic interface.” MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

3D-modeling assistant Wanted Immediatley

A CMU student assistant is sought for up to 40 hours of computer 3D modeling work, starting immediately. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Northside Leadership Conferencer Seeking Real Estate Development Intern

The Northside Leadership Conference is currently seeking part‐time Real Estate Development Interns to support our efforts to help manage and facilitate real estate projects in the neighborhoods of the Northside MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

2011 AIA Design Pittsburgh Awards

Congratulations to all our SoArch faculty and alumni who received 2011 Pittsburgh AIA Design Awards! MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

"Projections", Running at the Pinkcomma Gallery

The exhibit is a joint effort with Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture and over,under production which is led by Rami el Samahy. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

ACSA Student Competitions

Don't foget to frequently visit the ACSA website for a list of student competitions. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Alan H. Rider Distinguished Lecture

Richard Sennett writes about cities, labor, and culture. He teaches sociology at New York University and the London School of Economics, and is recipient of the 2010 Spinoza Prize. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Build Pittsburgh 2012 Call for Presentations

Build Pittsburgh, AIA Pittsburgh's annual continuing education conference and exhibitor show, brings together a community of architects and build industry professionals to engage in institutional learning. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Professor Volker Hartkopf Featured in "The Piper"

Heidi Opdyke of CMU's "The Piper" ran a story on Monday, 14 November discussing how the Army is looking to save energy. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Fall 2011 Final Review Schedule

Plan to attend a Fall 2011 Studio review. MORE
Friday, November 18, 2011

Kaakit-Akit Planet

See the birth of a new ecosystem on Friday, November 18th at 9pm, and return again before November 27th to watch as the influence of its viewers have shaped its growth and development.
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Friday, November 18, 2011

Carl Covington in the News

Recent BArch graduate and current MSA student Carl Covington didn't find his way to The Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture via conventional means. MORE
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Delivery Systems: Perception Vs. Reality

AIA's Young Architects Forum and the MBA's Young Constructors present Delivery Systems: Perception Vs. Reality, a seminar for the Design / Build industry. MORE
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Architecture at Zero

A competition for zero net energy urban architecture. MORE
Monday, October 31, 2011

Sustainable Buildings Competition

Students in architecture, engineering, construction as well as other related fields are encouraged to participate in a student competition on The Architecture and Engineering of Sustainable Buildings. MORE
Monday, October 31, 2011

5th Annual Bhangra in the Burgh Competition

Bhangra in the Burgh has grown into the largest student run event at Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh. MORE
Monday, October 31, 2011

Lecture: Jessica Rosencrantz & Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Founders of Nervous System

Nervous System is a design studio that works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. MORE
Monday, October 31, 2011

Citizen Architect Screening

Film Screening: Citizen Architecture, Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

SoArch Graduate Programs Accepting Applications

The School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University is now accepting applications to all graduate programs. MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

School of Architecture Students Construct the Future of the Fence

The recent 2nd-year "Shelter" project near the "Fence" recently garnered much attention both on campus and in the press.  MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

SideBySide Projection System Enables Projected Interaction Between Mobile Devices

"Smartphones have made it possible for us to communicate, play games and retrieve information from the Web wherever we might be, but our interaction with the devices remains a largely solitary, single user experience," said Karl D.D. Willis, a Ph.D. candidate in computational design at Carnegie Mellon and a lab associate at Disney Research. MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

The Master of Arts Management (MAM) Program Information Session

Earn your undergraduate and graduate degree in five years, rather than six, through the Heinz College's Accelerated Master's Programs (AMP). MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

Stress and Procrastination Workshop

Are you feeling stressed about your academic work?  Is there an important paper, problem set, CS programming assignment or upcoming exam causing you stress?  Or do you feel like stress has become a continuous way of life? MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

HouseLogic.com Looking for Your Photos or Renderings

HouseLogic.com, the National Association of Realtors®' website for homeowners, is developing a photo gallery showcasing great green
residential designs by current architecture students.
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Monday, October 24, 2011

Architecture Is All Over

Building projects continue to proliferate at a global scale in spite of the economic climate. Architectural concepts are being incorporated by a variety of discourses. Ever-expanding arrays of spatial practices are considered within the bounds of the discipline. Is architecture becoming ubiquitous? MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

View From The Top: Editors & Publishers

Open Access Presents Stephen E. Fienberg and Tim Dellyannides, moderated by Dr. Afeworki Paulos, CMU Libraries. MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

Parks for the People Competition

A unique opportunity for students to work closely with the National Park Service in building a common foundation of design principles at a site in your region as the U.S. National Park Service embarks upon a new century of park design. MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

2012 University Education Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 University Education Awards listed below. These awards are given to recognize the accomplishments of faculty who exemplify the university’s standards of excellence in education. MORE
Monday, October 24, 2011

Second-Year Archi's Win Honorable Mention

Congratulations to Second-year architecture students, Chris Chan, William Gott, Kevin Hyun, Brett Perl, Sharon Rubin, and John Swanson, who received an Honorable Mention. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

News from Associate Professor Kai Gutschow

In addition to his teaching Associate Professor Kai Gutschow is busy with his research and writing. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

MCSI 2011-12 Energy-Efficient Building Technologies Challenge

The Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the 2011-12 Energy Efficient Building Technologies Challenge. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

Pave The Way 3D Design Challenge

PAVE is pleased to announce that the 2011-2012 PAVE the Way 3D Design Challenge, sponsored by B+N Industries, is now available. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

ACSA 100th Annual Meeting

Submit Your Projects for the 100th Annual Meeting Poster Session. Submission Deadline is 26 October.
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Friday, October 7, 2011

Graduate Students Chosen as Finalists for the Better World Design Competition

Graduate students invited to present their solution at the Better World by Design Conference, held at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

2012 Group Study Exchange With Seoul, Korea

The focus for 2012 Group Study Exchange is Green Building and Land Use.  Deadline to apply 04 November 2011. MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 9

Calling ALL architects, designers, artists, craftsmen, visual storytellers and creative types... MORE
Friday, October 7, 2011

Design Pittsburgh 2011

Join AIA Pittsburgh to celebrate the places and the people who inspire, shape, build and Design Pittsburgh. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

2011 Mentoring Conference

The conference will focus on uniting mentoring scholars and practitioners from around the world to build a collaborative network of ideas and support. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

Open Figure Drawing

Every Sunday, 5:00-8:00pm, CFA 313 MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

Berkman Faculty Grant Proposals

The program is primarily for junior faculty whose access to external support is less well-developed and faculty working in chronically under-funded areas. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

Brainstorm for Change in Garfield

Help us brainstorm for change in Garfield on Tuesday, October 4th at the BGC Community Activity Center, 113 North Pacific Avenue. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

Want to Study in Doha, Qatar Spring 2012?

An information session is being held for 3rd and 4th-year architecture students considering a study abroad semester in Doha, Qatar. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

Tenth Annual David Lewis Lecture on Urban Design

Dhiru Thadani, AIA, architect, urbanist, and educator, will present a free public lecture on Monday, 3 October 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at Carnegie Museum of Art Theater in Oakland.
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Friday, September 30, 2011

2011-2012 HOW DO YOU DESIGN THE FUTURE?

Please join the School of Design for the second lecture in their 2011-2012 HOW DO YOU DESIGN THE FUTURE? series. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

cityLAB Seeking Assistant Experiment Coordinator

The Assistant Experiment Coordinator would be involved in many aspects of these experiments, including unique mapping projects, video-taping and interviewing community members, helping to organize community meetings, writing, photographing, designing and blogging.
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Friday, September 30, 2011

DCC12 Fifth International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition

Researchers from all fields employing computation and or cognition in design are invited to participate. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

The Rieger Graham Prize

The purpose of the Rieger Graham Prize is to advance the career and professional skills of a recent graduate or practitioner of architecture. MORE
Friday, September 30, 2011

2012 Gindroz Prize for Travel

The Marilyn and Ray Gindroz Foundation has been established to enrich lives and enhance education through travel in Europe and study of traditional architecture, urbanism, and music. MORE
Friday, September 23, 2011

Canstruction

1st Annual Design/Build Competition to benefit the Food Bank for Pittsburgh MORE
Friday, September 23, 2011

Evolution to Revolution: An Innovative Approach to Collaboration

Are you interested in maximizing the outcomes of your building project? Are you intimidated by a change to your current project delivery method? MORE
Friday, September 23, 2011

Upcoming University Study Abroad Events

The School of Architecture application deadline to study away for the Spring 2012 semester is Monday, October 3, 2011.  Learn more about your opportunities by attending one ore more events.
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Friday, September 23, 2011

Campus HVAC Tour

In just 90 minutes, you’ll learn by seeing HVAC equipment and campus (district) heating and cooling infrastructure.  The tours is led by
Marty Altschul, University Engineer and tour guide extraordinaire.
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Friday, September 16, 2011

Professor Khee Poh Lam Appointed Visiting Professor to Tsinghua University

Professor Khee Poh Lam has been appointed a Visiting Professor to Tsinghua University in China under the special Tsinghua Global Scholars Fellowship program from June 2011-May 2014. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

4th Annual Sustainability Conference

EWRI will hold the 4th Annual Sustainability Conference in Pittsburgh, the conference will include 9 presentations given by leaders in sustainable and environmental field. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

SURG Proposals & SURG Proposal Writing Sessions

The deadline for Spring 2012 SURG proposals is Wednesday, October 19th at 5:00 PM. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

Undergraduate Environmental Fellowships

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requests proposals from undergraduate bachelor level students in environmental fields of study for the Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships Program. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

Miller Gallery Events

CMU's Miller Gallery events as part of Pittsburgh Biennial at Miller Gallery. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

2011-2012 School of Design Lecture Series

Please plan to attend one or more lectures hosted by the School of Design.
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Friday, September 16, 2011

Irish Architecture Now

Two groups of Irish architects will travel to six prestigious U.S. venues, where they will participate in symposia, presenting key aspects of their work and engaging in discussions on critical issues facing Irish Architecture Now. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

Creative Urbanism Panel Discussion

The panel is designed to attract students from both public policy and arts management tracks at Heinz, in addition to students from the CFA/School of Architecture. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

Interested in Working for Mozilla?

Mozilla will be attending the TOC on 9/20 and Principal Designer, Alex Faaborg, will be hosting a tech talk following the career fair.  The User Experience Team will also be on-site conducting interviews on 9/21. MORE
Friday, September 16, 2011

Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources Workshop

Do you feel uncertain about how and when to quote someone else’s work without plagiarizing? MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

LEED 201: Core Concepts & Stategies

This course provides essential knowledge of sustainable building concepts that are fundamental to all LEED® rating systems. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

SEASIDE AT 30

'Seaside at 30' will look at the founding of this seminal work in the history of urban design - the planning, the creation and testing of the code, and early building designs. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

2011 NCARB Grant

A total of $75,000 will be available for up to seven awards to support new for-credit curricular initiatives that integrate practice and education in the academy; raise awareness of the architect’s responsibility for the public health, safety, and welfare; and address specific criteria. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

Internship Opportunity – Real Estate Development Internship

The Northside Leadership Conference is currently seeking a part-time Real Estate Development Intern to support our efforts to help manage and facilitate real estate projects in the neighborhoods of the Northside. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

PART-TIME STUDENT EMPLOYMENT | Gallery Assistant

Seeking motivated, dedicated and talented students from all academic departments to work as gallery assistants at the Miller Gallery.
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Friday, September 2, 2011

PITTSBURGH BIENNIAL 2011 EVENTS

PITTSBURGH BIENNIAL 2011, Sept. 16-Dec. 11, 2011 at the Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

Urban Green Career Fair 2011

Urban Green Council's Emerging Professionals are proud to present the 5th Annual Urban Green Career Fair. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

2011 Young Architects Studio Competition

AIA Pittsburgh's Design Pittsburgh Committee is excited to announce the Young Architects Studio Competition (YASC), as part of Design Pittsburgh 2011. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

International Green Building Conference 2011 (IGBC 2011)

This biennial event, organised by the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore is part of the Singapore Green Building Week and will be held alongside the annual BEX Asia 2011 exhibition. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

2012 Gensler Diversity Scholarship

Gensler is proud to launch the 2012 Gensler Diversity Scholarship! MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

Paper Craft Architecture Design Contest

$20,000 worth of prizes, $5000 scholarship prize as well as a MacBook Pro, Ipads and your very own papercraft published in Architect Magazine. MORE
Friday, September 2, 2011

DigitalSalad, an edible art project

DigitalSalad is an edible art project that involves growers, creatives and technology to generate an artful community learning experience through installation with performative aspects and online and gallery exhibition. MORE
Sunday, October 31, 2010

2012-13 Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

The Fellowships are to be used by the recipients toward defraying the expenses of advanced study in America or abroad. MORE

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey presents 31 rare, original drawings from the outstanding collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects Trust, alongside models and equally rare books. MORE

YOUR FEEDBACK NEEDED AT SEPT. 7 COMMUNITY MEETING

Anyone curious to learn more about cityLAB and the Six Percent Place experiment is encouraged to visit cityLAB’s website or call 1.866.pgh.city.
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