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.

Over 300 leading urbanists from North America and Europe attended the Remaking Cities Congress on the future of post-industrial cities.

Remaking Cities Congress

Read the Tribune Review article about how UDreamers worked on the Centre Avenue corridor in the Hill District.

UDream 2014

Donald Carter (Director of RCI) and David Lewis (founder of the Master of Urban Design program) are featured in this video about the work of Urban Design Associates.

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