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    A personal look at Maggie's Centres with Charles Jencks.
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Architectural Detail + Craftsmanship Archive
Following AIA Pgh’s recent month-long celebration of architecture and design, we look back at past winners of the Award of Excellence in the category of Architectural Detail + Craftsmanship. SHOWN HERE - 2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

Following AIA Pgh’s recent month-long celebration of architecture and design, we look back at past winners of the Award of Excellence in the category of Architectural Detail + Craftsmanship. SHOWN HERE - 2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

Following AIA Pgh’s recent month-long celebration of architecture and design, we look back at past winners of the Award of Excellence in the category of Architectural Detail + Craftsmanship. SHOWN HERE - 2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

2013: Campus for a Global Entertainment Company – Glass Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. PHOTOGRAPHER: Tim Griffith Photographer; Lawrence Anderson Photography, Inc.; Nic Lehoux; Paul Lee Photography.

2013: Saint Thomas A’Becket Church – East Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Astorino. CLIENT: Diocese of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER: Denmarsh Photography, Inc.

2013: Saint Thomas A’Becket Church – East Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Astorino. CLIENT: Diocese of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER: Denmarsh Photography, Inc.

2013: Saint Thomas A’Becket Church – East Wall. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Astorino. CLIENT: Diocese of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER: Denmarsh Photography, Inc.

2012: Slopes Pylon. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company/South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects.

2012: Slopes Pylon. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company/South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects.

2012: Slopes Pylon. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company/South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects.

2009: Warhol Reception Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER:  Jonathan Golli.

2009: Warhol Reception Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER: Jonathan Golli.

2009: Warhol Reception Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. PHOTOGRAPHER: Jonathan Golli.

2009: Monastery Street Park. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Massery Photography, Inc.

2009: Monastery Street Park. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Massery Photography, Inc.

2009: Monastery Street Park. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Loysen + Kreuthmeier Architects. CLIENT: South Side Local Development Company and South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association. PHOTOGRAPHER: Massery Photography, Inc.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2008: Carnegie Mellon University Digital Fabrication Lab.
ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Ficca Architecture/EDGE studio. CLIENT: Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture. PHOTOGRAPHER: Ficca Architecture.

2007: Visitors Center Security Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Pfaffmann + Associates PC. CLIENT: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. PHOTOGRAPHER: Roy Englebrecht and Pfaffmann + Associates PC.

2007: Visitors Center Security Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Pfaffmann + Associates PC. CLIENT: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. PHOTOGRAPHER: Roy Englebrecht and Pfaffmann + Associates PC.

2007: Visitors Center Security Desk. ARCHITECTURE FIRM: Pfaffmann + Associates PC. CLIENT: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. PHOTOGRAPHER: Roy Englebrecht and Pfaffmann + Associates PC.

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    This intern architect understands the importance of giving back.

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    A personal look at Maggie's Centres with Charles Jencks

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2014 is rapidly coming to a close. As you ponder how yet another year has flown by, remember to take advantage of each day left, and get involved in what the AIA has to offer. It’s time to renew your membership. Or if you’re not a member, maybe 2015 is the year to become one! Deck the halls, bake some cookies, and join us for AIA Pittsburgh’s annual Holiday Party at the award-winning offices of NEXT architecture. It’s sure to be a merry evening! Calling all newly registered architects! Congratulations! Becoming an RA is no small feat, and you deserve some recognition for it! The Young Architects Forum (YAF) would like to recognize your achievement at AIA Pittsburgh’s upcoming President’s Holiday Party...

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IDP 2014 Design Competition

Dec 22, 2014

THE COMPETITION: The competition involves the design of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission. Recently, this mission was lost due to fire. A new site has been selected and the AIA San Fernando Valley has worked with the staff of the mission to provide the programmatic requirements. While Survival Outreach Services has served as an emergency stopgap, the loss of the production, donation, residential facilities and half of the vehicles fleet has caused a significant loss of support of the mission’s work with the homeless. This new facility will be enlarged enabling the mission to reduce the homeless population by offering self‐sufficiency, life skills classes and training to the homeless. WHO IS ELIGIBLE?: The competition is open to all NCARB/IDP participants. The project submissions can be...

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