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This fall we teamed up with @steelcitygrammers and asked for photos showing innovative and beautiful design, depicting what works around the city and what contestants would like to see more of. Twelve winners were exhibited at Design Pittsburgh, here are some runners up from the 135 submissions. See all the submissions by searching #scg_aiadesignpgh16.

This fall we teamed up with @steelcitygrammers and asked for photos showing innovative and beautiful design, depicting what works around the city and what contestants would like to see more of. Twelve winners were exhibited at Design Pittsburgh, here are some runners up from the 135 submissions. See all the submissions by searching #scg_aiadesignpgh16.

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The Fred Rogers Memorial statue (by artist Roger Berks) on the North Shore by @loriallofus.

The Fred Rogers Memorial statue (by artist Roger Berks) on the North
Shore by @loriallofus.

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Old and new Pittsburgh meet in this photo of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and the old railroad bridge crossing the Allegheny from @babyadiutori. Rafael Viñoly.

Old and new Pittsburgh meet in this photo of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and the old railroad bridge crossing the Allegheny from @babyadiutori.

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The distinctive lines of the Alcoa Corporate Center are captured by @leolad1975. The Design Alliance Architects.

The distinctive lines of the Alcoa Corporate Center are captured by @leolad1975. The Design Alliance Architects.

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The striking interior design of the Klimpton Hotel Monaco is highlighted here by @zthobbs. Strada.

The striking interior design of the Klimpton Hotel Monaco is highlighted here by @zthobbs.

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Beautiful but less recognizable is this pedestrian bridge at Station Square also from @zthobbs. KA Architecture.

Beautiful but less recognizable is this pedestrian bridge at Station Square also from @zthobbs.

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The historic façade of the Lawrenceville Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by @anyonecantakeapicture. Alden & Harlow.

The historic façade of the Lawrenceville Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by @anyonecantakeapicture.

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Kraus Campo: a maze and art installation in a rooftop park at CMU by @anyonecantakeapicture. Michael van Valkenburg & Associates Inc.

A maze and art installation in a rooftop park at CMU by @anyonecantakeapicture.

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The Residences at the Historic Alcoa building in downtown by @jmlusin. Harrison & Abramovitz.

The Residences at the Historic Alcoa building in downtown by @jmlusin.

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Pittsburgh Ballet Theater’s recent expansion captured at night by @daniellsnider. IKM.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theater’s recent expansion captured at night by @daniellsnider.

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The Koppers Building and the Gulf Tower from an unusual angle by @theherohogan. Trowbridge & Livingston (Gulf); Graham, Anderson, Probst & White (Koppers).

The Koppers Building and the Gulf Tower from an unusual angle by @theherohogan.

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Elevated to Fellowship

Congratulations to AIA Pittsburgh’s Rob Pfaffmann, who was among the 178 member architects inducted into the College of Fellows for 2017.  The Fellows program was developed to elevate architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Pfaffmann, founder and Principal of Pfaffmann + Associates, is also a past AIA Pittsburgh Board President.  Three Pfaffmann + Associates projects—the Port Authority’s Gateway Station, Fort Duquesne & Sixth Garage and the Meadowcroft Rockshelter—have received Silver Medals at AIA Pittsburgh’s Design Awards, the Chapter’s highest honor.

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PechaKucha Night is based on a simple, dynamic presentation style: 20 images x 20 seconds per image. It’s about artistic and creative celebration, and promotion of local talent. The event is constantly varied and dynamic, and always produces a relaxed, informal, and fun environment. Meet, network, and show your work in only six minutes and forty seconds of exquisitely matched words and images!  Download detailed directions and parking information.

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