Carnegie Mellon University
UDream

From 2009 - 2016, the UDream program increased diversity in the profession of urban design nationally, and in the Pittsburgh region specifically, by offering opportunities for permanent employment in Pittsburgh.



Dreaming of New Cities

Many participants have stayed in Pittsburgh, implementing new concepts for neighborhoods, working in local architecture firms and participating in a new local chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA). Before the program began seven years ago, it was a very different city — Pittsburgh had lost its NOMA chapter because there were so few minority architects.

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