Remaking Cities Institute - Carnegie Mellon University

Remaking Cities Institute

The Remaking Cities Institute (RCI) is the urban design research center of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture.  It conducts international research in place-making, citizen participation planning processes, and sustainable development.

Established in 2006, RCI expands participatory urban design practices through curriculum development, interdisciplinary urban design research, and cross-disciplinary partnerships.  Its mission is to catalyze sustainable urban futures and promote excellence in participatory urban design.  It is a key collaborator in Pittsburgh's revitalization and provides a forum for leading urbanists to collaborate around the most significant challenges for cities.


The book "Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe", edited by Don Carter is available now, order directly from the publisher for 20% off of the list price. Don spoke with Bill Flanagan on Our Region's Business about the transformation of Pittsburgh and nine other post-industrial cities featured in the book. RCI Book
Don Carter is talking about remaking cities in Bilbao this week, check out this great article from Deia.

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