Fall 2012 Archive-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

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Fall 2012 Archive

Thursday, December 20, 2012

SoArch Seeking George N. Pauly, Jr. Fellowship Applicants

The CMU School of Architecture invites applicants for the 2nd annual Pauly Fellowship to begin in fall 2013. MORE
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

WHR Architects Tradewell Fellowship

WHR Architects announces the 2013-2014 Tradwell Fellowship.  Deadline, 18 January, 2013. MORE
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

7th Annual Radical Innovation in Hospitality Awards

Radical Innovation Awards now accepting entries through 01 March. MORE
Friday, November 30, 2012

Presentation: Robert Lindsey and Mark Tennant, 48.100 Guest Jurors

First year guest jurors, Robert Linsdey and Mark Tennant will lecture on Friday, 07 December, 1:30-2:00pm, MMCH 103 Breed Hall. MORE
Friday, November 30, 2012

Presentation: Maziar Behrooz, 48.100 Guest Juror

First year guest juror, Maziar Behrooz will deliver a presentation Wednesday, 05 December, 1:30-2:00pm, MMCH 103 Breed Lecture Hall. MORE
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Thesis I Exhibit

Thesis I Exhibit and Presentations, Friday, 30 November, 3-6pm,  CFA 214.  Come support your friends! MORE
Monday, November 26, 2012

SoArch 2012 Fall Lecture: AvroKO

CMU SoArch Lecture,Adam Farmerie and William Harrie of AvroKO, Monday, 26 November, 6:00pm, 6:00pm Carnegie Museum of Art Theater

Monday, November 19, 2012

SoArch 2012 Fall Lecture: MATIAS DEL CAMPO, 'Sublime Bodies'

CMU SoArch Lecture, Matias del Campo, Monday, 19 November, 4:00pm, GE Auditorium, Baker Hall A-51

Friday, November 16, 2012

Dichotomy 19: Ugly

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture is holding a call for entries for the 19th edition of Dichotomy. Deadline is 01 December. MORE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

AIAS is selling SoArch T-shirts

AIAS T-shirts!  $12 for AIAS members and $15 for non-AIAS members.  Order by November 15. MORE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

US GBC Internship Opportunity

USGBC 10-week, 15 hour per week position that includes a $2500 research stipend. MORE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

U.S. Department of State Seeks Junior Architect

Positions available in the Master Planning Division of the Overseas Buildings Operations Bureau within the U.S. Department of State. Apply by 19 November. MORE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations

On November 19, 2012, the GCC will host its first ever workshop on Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations from 4:30-6:00 Baker Hall 235A. MORE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

UDBS Information Session

Please come learn about the UDBS and ask questions of the students who have already realized projects, as well as those who are in the process of realizing projects. MORE
Monday, November 12, 2012

SoArch 2012 Fall Lecture: Will Bruder, Will Bruder Architects

SoArch 2012 Lecture: Will Bruder Architects 6:00pm Carnegie Museum of Art Theater MORE
Friday, November 9, 2012

Finals Trek Final Exam Prep Workshop

Finals Trek Final Exam Prep Workshop, 13 & 14 November, Cyert Hall MORE
Friday, November 9, 2012

Bhangra in the Burgh

Bhangra in the Burgh, 17 November, 6:30pm. MORE
Monday, November 5, 2012

Fifth-year Archi's Win Sustainable Lab Student Design Competition

Team of Dan Addis, John Kim, Jensen Ying Announced as Winners.  Won Seok (Phil) Chu receives Honorable Mention.  Adjunct Associate Professor, Gary Moshier was their faculty sponsor. MORE
Monday, November 5, 2012

SoArch 2012 Fall Lecture: Simon Kim and Mark Yin, 'Engineering Architects'

SoArch 2012 Fall Lecture: Simon Kim and Mark Yin, 'Engineering Architects'Monday, 05 November, 6:00pm, Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. MORE
Monday, November 5, 2012

Spain Study Away 2nd Information Session

Want to learn more about studying away in Spain?  Come to the 2nd information session, Wednesday, 07 November, 4:30pm in MMCH 303. MORE
Friday, November 2, 2012

Carnegie Mellon Architecture Professors Create Web-based Application To Illustrate Doha's Expansion

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Architecture Professors, Kelly Hutzell and Rami el Samahy Create Web-based Application To Illustrate Doha's Expansion. MORE
Friday, November 2, 2012

You're Invited To Attend Artpgh & Designpgh Public Meetings!

You're Invited To Attend Artpgh & Designpgh Public Meetings!

Friday, November 2, 2012

New Life For The American City

Recent Architectural Record and Pittsburgh Tribune Review articles recognize The SoArch's advocacy for sustainable design. MORE
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship

The 2012 a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp Scholarship application is now available. The application deadline is Monday, November 19, 2012. MORE
Friday, October 26, 2012

SoArch Head, Stephen Lee, Participates in One Young World Event

SoArch Head, Stephen Lee, Participates in One Young World Event. MORE
Friday, October 26, 2012

Robotics in Architecture Conference

Robotics in Architecture Conference.  December 17 - 18, 2012, TU Vienna, Austria. MORE
Friday, October 26, 2012

Additional Opportunities for Academic and Construction Interns to Earn IDP Hours

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has announced additional opportunities for interns to earn experience hours. These two opportunities, regarding academic internships and construction work, build upon the experience areas announced in April as part of IDP 2.0. MORE
Friday, October 26, 2012

Architectural Record Magazine Offer

Architectural Record is offering discounted rates to students and AIAS members. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

URBANISM(S): Sustainable Cities for One Planet

URBANISM(S): Sustainable Cities for One Planet, November 9-10, 2012.  Architect Thom Mayne will deliver the keynote lecture. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

SoArch Students Win AIAS/AARP Student Design Competition

Congratulations to School of Architecture student's Tony Zhang, Daniel Gehr and Richard May who were named as the 2012 AIAS/AARP Student Design Compeition Winners.  Erica Cochran served as their advisor. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

FGY Architects Hiring Residential and Commercial Architects

FGY Architects is looking for 1-2 entry level designers with 1-3 years of experience who have completed their BArch or MArch degrees. MORE
Thursday, October 25, 2012

Internships at The International

The International, a news platform that features articles from a variety of sources on issues of public interest is seeking interns. MORE
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Specifications for Non-Spec Writers

This Wednesday, October 24 at 5:00pm in MMCH 103 we will be hosting a special workshop presented by the local chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute titled "Specifications for Non-Spec Writers".  MORE
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

BIG NYC Seeking Design Assistants

BIG NYC seeks Design Assistants for a six-month internship. MORE
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

iSTEP 2013 Paid Summer Internship

Are you looking for a paid summer internship? Attend our information session: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 4:30 – 6:00pm, GHC 6115.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Eco Practicum

Eco Practicum, immersive summer program for emerging environmental leaders. MORE
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Walkabout / Welcome with Pittsburgh grandeur: a plan for Penn Station

Giacomo Tinari's rendering of a design to link Downtown bus and train passengers with a pedestrian bridge over Liberty Avenue at Grant Street. MORE
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Ph.D. Student Professional Development Opportunity

Join us as Joanna Wolfe helps applicants explore writing do's and don'ts, tips and techniques to ensure the reviewers understand your research and know a bit about you through an appropriate personal statement. Tuesday, October 16, 2012 MORE
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Fellowships for Study or Research in Belgium

The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning. Completed applications for 2013-2014 fellowships are due no later than October 31, 2012. MORE
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions Film Screening

The School of Architecture is co-sponsoring *Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions* with the Design Center and JFilm. Tuesday 16 October, 7pm, Southside Works Cinema. MORE
Thursday, September 27, 2012

2013 Gindroz Prize for Travel

If you are interested in applying for the 2013 Gindroz Prize for Travel please plan to attend the informational meeting to be held on Friday, 28 September at 12:30pm in CFA 206A.  **Free Pizza** MORE
Monday, September 24, 2012

33rd Annual College Photo Contest

Win a Nikon D7000 SLR. MORE
Friday, September 21, 2012

"Imagine Downtown", Open Ideas Competition

Seeking innovative design proposals to harness creative and sustainable urban development of six different sites in downtown Lafayette, LA. Deadline: 15 October. MORE
Friday, September 21, 2012

Eberly Center Faculty Workshops on Teaching & Learning

Register for a Faculty workshop on teaching & learning. MORE
Friday, September 21, 2012

Design Symposium: "The Art of Science: Invention and Innovation at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

Carnegie Museum of Art will host a symposium in conjunction with the opening of World’s Fairs on Saturday, October 13, 2012. MORE
Friday, September 21, 2012


NCARB Award for the Integration of Practice and Education.  Deadline: 02 October, 2012 MORE
Thursday, September 20, 2012

A Conversation with Photographer Iwan Baan

This inaugural conversation precedes the opening of a major architectural exhibition, White Cube Green Maze Exhibition at Heinz Architectural Center at the Carnegie Museum of Art. MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Global Architecture Brigades Information Session TODAY!

CMU's first ever Global Architecture Brigades will be hosting an Information Session on Wednesday September 19 at 5:00pm in Porter A7F. MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Powerhouse Symposium To Preview Energy Institute

CMU President Jared L. Cohon and faculty experts from across the university will provide the first look at CMU's new energy institute on Friday, Sept. 21, during a campus-wide energy symposium at 4:30 p.m. at Rashid Auditorium. MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Campus Conversation on Climate Change

On Saturday, September 29th from 1-3:30pm CMU will be hosting a city-wide “Campus Conversation on Climate Change.” MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Urban Green Council's Emerging Professionals Career Fair

Urban Green Council's Emerging Professionals Career Fair is a great opportunity for talented graduates and professionals from architecture, engineering, energy efficiency, and other green building backgrounds to connect with employers in NYC. MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

SURG Grants & Proposal Writing Sessions

Small Undergraduate Research Grants (SURG) are open to ALL undergraduates in any discipline, freshman-seniors.  Grants are available of up to $500 for single entries and up to $1,000 for group entries. MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Spring 2013 Study Abroad

Do not forget to attend the Study Abroad Fair this Thursday, September 20 from 11am-3pm in Rangos! MORE
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

One Young World Summit

Pittsburgh will be the host city for the One Young World Summit on October 18-22 and I am writing to share a couple of opportunities for our CMU students to be involved in this event. MORE
Friday, September 14, 2012

Remaking Cities: A Catalyst For Change

Join us as for a reception and insightful discussion, honoring the University of Salford’s Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Martin Hall.  Thursday, 04 October, 5-7pm, Phipps Conservatory.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Lecture: Michael Braungart, "Cradle to Cradle, Building Like a Tree"

Lecture: Michael Braungart, Monday, 17 September, 4:30pm, MMCH Intelligent Workplace. MORE
Friday, September 14, 2012

The Generation KingSpan Design Contest

Join the Generation Kingspan on-line community to find out more about the $40,000 in scholarships, paid trips to architectural gatherings, a laptop and your design in a glossy magazine spread. MORE
Friday, September 14, 2012

2013 Gensler Diversity Scholarship

African-American students enrolled in a U.S. not-for-profit educational institution who will begin their final year of a NAAB-accredited architecture program in the Fall of 2013 are eligible to apply. MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

ARE Review Series

The Young Architects Forum produces an ongoing series of monthly review sessions for the Architects Registration Exam (ARE). MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Hidden Gems: The Architecture of Homewood

Creative Local, co-founders Elwin Green, publisher of Homewood Nation and Kilolo Luckett, president of Designate, is planning a Homewood architecture event that will help to transform one of Pittsburgh's most overlooked communities. MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Sort Your Trash Can

Calling on creatives to design the future trash can for sorting our resources. MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

IDP and Professional Development Office Hours

IDP Coordinator, Alexis McCune will host IDP Conferences on Thursdays from 1:30-4:30pm in CFA 201. MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Honorary Degrees

Nominate deserving candidates for honorary degrees from Carnegie Mellon. MORE
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

2012 Berkman Faculty Development Fund

The Berkman Faculty Development Fund is a small grants program in support of professional development to help support projects that would otherwise be difficult to fund. MORE
Friday, September 7, 2012

Lecture: Georg Suter

George Suter Lecture, "Space models for user-centered building services: current work at the Design Computing Group, TU Vienna".  Tuesday, 11 September, 4:30pm, MMCH Intelligent Workplace
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Lecture: Assistant Professor Dale Clifford

School of Architecture Assistant Professor, Dale Clifford will deliver a lecture this Friday, 07 September from 3:00-4:00pm, 319 Benedum Hall.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012

The SoArch Fall 2012 Lecture Series Announced

The Fall 2012 SoArch Lecture Series has been announced.  MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

Constellation Invites Students to Apply for 2012 E2 Energy Grants Program

Constellation Invites Students to Apply for 2012 E2 Energy Grants Program. MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012


FIGMENT embodies the belief that everyone can make something of artistic value and that the arts can build a community of our best selves. We¹re looking for artists who embrace those ideals to help us continue FIGMENT in its Southern setting." MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

Adjunct Professor Art Lubetz Participates in Miller Gallery Exhibition

Front Studio Architects part of Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture at the Miller Gallery. MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

Changes Coming to Hunt Library

Coming into Hunt Library, be prepared to see a construction zone on the 1st floor. But Hunt Library is fully operational above, below, and around the construction. Student favorites—24/5 hours, the Café, group studies, Quiet Study—are still here. MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

Don Carter Pens Opening Chapter for SynergiCity

Don Carter, Director of the Remaking Cities Institute and Chair of the Master of Urban Design Program in the School of Architecture, wrote the opening chapter in SynergiCity: Reinventing the Post-Industrial City, a new book from the University of Illinois Press due out in October.
Monday, September 3, 2012

The Drift Seeking Submissions

The Drift is currently seeking submissions for short video works to be projected from a boat at various sites along the Allegheny and Monongahela. MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

Paul Anastas

Pitt MCSI 2012 Heinz Distinguished Lecturer, Paul Anastas.   Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 4 p.m. MORE
Monday, September 3, 2012

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course

The Green Building Alliance (GBA) is offering a course to prepare for the LEED Green Associate exam. MORE

The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments to Host Information Session on Grant Opportunities

The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments will host an information session about Investing in Professional Artists: The Pittsburgh Region Artists Program on Thursday, November 8 from 5-7 p.m. at The Andy Warhol Museum on Pittsburgh’s North Side.   MORE

Philips Research North America Seeking Interns

Internship – Philips Research North America MORE

Lecture: Ed Mazria

Join us as we kick off GBA’s Inspire Lecture Series with speaker Ed Mazria, as he presents: The Next Built Environment, Today. MORE