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.