Summer 2012 Archive-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

This is an archive of all time sensitive material from the Summer 2012.

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Summer 2012 Archive

Friday, August 10, 2012

2013 CMU Alumni Awards

CMU is currently accepting nominations for the 2013 Alumni Awards. MORE
Friday, August 10, 2012

AIA Pittsburgh's 2012 Membership Meeting

AIA Pittsburgh's 2012 Membership Meeting, Thursday, August 3oth, 6-8 p.m.  Save the Date and Stay Posted for registration options!

Friday, August 10, 2012

over,under Seeking Entry-Level Designer

over,under is seeking an full-time entry-level designer, trained as an architect but with a strong interest and excellent abilities in graphic design. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Baird NGWA

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Drift

The Drift invites all types of creative makers, performers, organizers, synchronized swimmers, and would-be expeditioners to submit proposals for projects to take place in and along the rivers of Pittsburgh. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012


The recent unveiling of The SoArch UDBS project, PURIFLUME has garnered alot of press.  Read some of the buzz. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Design Pittsburgh 2012: AIA Pittsburgh's Annual Design Competiton

AIA Pittsburgh is now accepting entries for the 13th annual design awards competition, as a part of Design Pittsburgh 2012. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Design Pittsburgh 2012: Young Architects Studio Competition

AIA Pittsburgh is excited to announce the Young Architects Studio Competition (YASC), as a part of Design Pittsburgh 2012. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

YAF/YC/NAIOP Educational Event Planning

Help plan the annual Fall Educational seminar by filling out this short  'Green Building Products' survey. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Architecture Explorations Exhibition

This exhibition presents a small selection of the more than 5,000 drawings, models, photographs, rare books, games, commemorative items, and other materials. MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Upcoming AIA Pittsburgh Events

Plan to attend AIA Pittsburgh events this Fall! MORE
Friday, August 3, 2012

Mechanical Engineer/Sustainability Program Engineer Wanted

SRI Quality System Registrar is looking for a Mechanical Engineer/Sustainability Program Enginee. MORE
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Imperfect Health, The Medicalization of Architecture

"'Imperfect Health' makes an insightful contribution to local and national dialogues around health problems, and whether architecture and design should take on prescriptive roles," says Astria Suparak, director of the Miller Gallery. MORE
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Winner Announced for 2011-12 Sustainable Lab Student Design Competition

Team of Dan Addis, John Kim, Jensen Ying Announced as Winners.  Won Seok (Phil) Chu receives Honorable Mention. MORE
Thursday, July 19, 2012

Pre-College Family Weekend

The School of Architecture will be hosting an exhibit in CFA 214 from 12:30-2:00 pm, and an admissions presentation in MMCH 103 from 2:00-3:00 pm. MORE
Wednesday, July 18, 2012


The 2012 AA/UIC Global Workshop in Chicago is a 10-day international design workshop that will expose, explore, and develop multiple ways for campaigning architecture. MORE
Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Due to inclement weather the unveiling of the Urban Design Build Studio's PURIFLUME has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 19 at 10am. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Internship Program Best Practices Workshop, "Taking Your Internship Program from Good to GREAT!"

Learn How To Build a Top-Notch Internship and Entry Talent Program. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Postdoctoral Research Positions

Three (3) Ph.D. and/or postdoctoral positions under the supervision of professor Tomás Dorta. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Building Simulation 2013 Conference

IBPSA's 13th biennial conference, Building Simulation 2013, August 26 to 28, 2013, Chambery, France. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Rob|Arch 2012: Robotic Fabrication in Architecture, Art, and Design

A new conference series on the use of robotic fabrication in architecture, art, and design, closely linking industry with cutting-edge research institutions. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012


A peer-reviewed technical symposium to explore the state of the art in professional and academic approaches and experiences related to the design and implementation of net zero buildings. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The Catalyst Foundation, "Analog Assisted Digital"

The Catalyst Foundation invites proposals for a special 20th anniversary multi-year funding that focuses on cross-disciplinary research projects involving mixed analog-digital integrated circuits. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

FLOAT: The Art of Flying

Although Ben Saks (BArch '08) works in the architecture department at Carnegie Mellon University, his passion is building something much smaller than a skyscraper. MORE
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Sky's the Limit

CMU School of Architecture fourth-year students Richman Neumann, Daniel Rapoport and John Kim provided architectural design and decor concepts for the Viewseum at High Point Pittsburgh project. MORE
Monday, July 16, 2012

Green Giant

Architecture faculty, students, and alumni have been part of the planning and construction for the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens' Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL), which could be known as one of the greenest buildings on earth. MORE
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

12th International Alvar Aalto Symposium

10-12 August, Jyvaskyla, Finland.  The 12th International Alvar Aalto Symposium will discuss the many ways in which architecture today is crafted through the careful consideration of technology, environment and human skill. MORE
Monday, July 9, 2012

"Inside the Design Mind"

The United States National Building Museum and Metropolis Magazine team up with Andrew Caruso to launch "Inside the Design Mind." MORE
Monday, July 9, 2012

2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize

The Prize is given to a design professional or firm in recognition of an innovative design solution that preserves or enhances a Modern landmark. MORE
Friday, July 6, 2012

Christopher P. Williams Installed as NCARB Regional Director

Congratulations to Christopher P. Williams, AIA, NCARB, (BArch '72), of Meredith, NH, who was installed on the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Board of Directors at its 93rd Annual Meeting. MORE
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Health Care Without Harm and the Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC Present

A Symposium on Climate Change and Health, July 12, 2012, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m., Mellon Institute Auditorium

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Pittsburgh GC Hiring Construction Project Managers

Pittsburgh general contractor known for sustainable work is interested in hiring students in architecture to work parttime or fulltime as
construction project managers.
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Architecture Building Communities

The Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture is looking for high school students who are interested in architecture and urban design to participate in a free, one-week program about community design. MORE
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Full-time Employment Opportunity: Mistick Construction Company

Mistick Construction Company (Pittsburgh, PA) is seeking a recent graduate with a degree in construction project management or architecture to fulfill an immediate full-time Assistant Project Manager position. MORE
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Kirksey Hiring Sustainability Analyst, Houston, TX

Kirksey is seeking a recent architectural graduate with up to five years work experience for an entry-level position with our EcoServices team.
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Shalini Ramesh Wins Steinbrenner Award

Congratulations to Doctoral BPD student, Shalini Ramesh. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

2012 Isabel Sophia Liceaga Fund Awarded

School of Architecture Professor and Head Steve Lee, has awarded Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mick McNutt the Isabel Sophia Liceaga Discretionary Fund for 2012 for his proposal, "Furniture Design Build Project". MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

Professor Douglas Cooper Exhibits at Davidson Galleries

Professor Douglas Cooper's Exhibit, "Seattle Bridges: Monumental Drawings", reviewed by Seattle Times. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

Professor Omer Akin Authors Groundbreaking Book

Architecture Professor Omer Akin has authored a groundbreaking book on conducting building performance verification assessments. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

Anna Rosenblum's Proposal to "Green Up JFK"

Architecture student Anna Rosenblum's idea: an airport terminal extension that uses walls and roofs made of aeroponic plants that filter and clean the polluted outdoor air before it enters the indoor ventilation system. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

Professor Khee Poh Lam Appointed to the Inaugural Board of Directors

Professor Khee Poh Lam has been appointed to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Global Buildings Performance Network. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

2012 Stewart L. Brown Award

Congratulations to Stephanie Newcomb who was awarded the 2012 Stewart L. Brown Memorial Scholarship. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

2012 Margaret B. Gruger Faculty Fund Winners Announced

School of Architecture Professor and Head Steve Lee has chosen Associate Professor Diane Shaw and Assistant Professor Dale Clifford as the 2012 recipients. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

Michelle Spitzer Receives 2012 Alpha Rho Chi Medal

Congratulations to fifth-year "archi", Michelle Spitzer who was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi Bronze Medal. MORE
Monday, May 28, 2012

2012 Henry Adams AIA Medal and Certificate

Congratulations to Samuel Faller, Grace Ding, Joseph Koon and Annemarie Malbon who received the Henry Adams AIA Medal and Certificate. MORE

CAADRIA 2013 Open Systems

CAADRIA 2013 invites contributions that engage with open systems in all aspects of architectural and urban design MORE