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Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition
Part of Design Pittsburgh 2014, “Along the Rivers” is a photographic exhibit presented in conjunction with the Young Architects Studio Competition (YASC). “Urban Voids: Opportunities Along the Rivers” challenges young architects to design creative solutions for the underdeveloped and underutilized urban voids along Pittsburgh’s river fronts. Photo: Jack Scholl.

Part of Design Pittsburgh 2014, “Along the Rivers” is a photographic exhibit presented in conjunction with the Young Architects Studio Competition (YASC). “Urban Voids: Opportunities Along the Rivers” challenges young architects to design creative solutions for the underdeveloped and underutilized urban voids along Pittsburgh’s river fronts. Photo: Jack Scholl.

Part of Design Pittsburgh 2014, “Along the Rivers” is a photographic exhibit presented in conjunction with the Young Architects Studio Competition (YASC). “Urban Voids: Opportunities Along the Rivers” challenges young architects to design creative solutions for the underdeveloped and underutilized urban voids along Pittsburgh’s river fronts. Photo: Jack Scholl.

The photo exhibition will be on display at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education Center at 805/807 Liberty Avenue during the Gallery Crawl on September 26, PechaKucha Night on October 9, and during the Design Awards Ceremony & Gala on October 23. Photo: Barbara G. Walker.

The photo exhibition will be on display at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education Center at 805/807 Liberty Avenue during the Gallery Crawl on September 26, PechaKucha Night on October 9, and during the Design Awards Ceremony & Gala on October 23. Photo: Barbara G. Walker.

The photo exhibition will be on display at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Education Center at 805/807 Liberty Avenue during the Gallery Crawl on September 26, PechaKucha Night on October 9, and during the Design Awards Ceremony & Gala on October 23. Photo: Barbara G. Walker.

The juried exhibit was open to everyone and selected images will be on display during Design Pittsburgh events. Photos, clockwise from top left: Barbara G. Walker, Vincent Zeng, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA, Marie Routledge, David Saint-Jacques, Joanna Beres.

The juried exhibit was open to everyone and selected images will be on display during Design Pittsburgh events. Photos, clockwise from top left: Barbara G. Walker, Vincent Zeng, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA, Marie Routledge, David Saint-Jacques, Joanna Beres.

The juried exhibit was open to everyone and selected images will be on display during Design Pittsburgh events. Photos, clockwise from top left: Barbara G. Walker, Vincent Zeng, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA, Marie Routledge, David Saint-Jacques, Joanna Beres.

Dozens of images were submitted for consideration. Photo: Thomas D'Andrea.

Dozens of images were submitted for consideration. Photo: Thomas D'Andrea.

Dozens of images were submitted for consideration. Photo: Thomas D'Andrea.

The images feature Pittsburgh’s rivers and riverfronts and are on display alongside the designs proposed by young architects. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Paul Bench, Ralph Pagone, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

The images feature Pittsburgh’s rivers and riverfronts and are on display alongside the designs proposed by young architects. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Paul Bench, Ralph Pagone, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

The images feature Pittsburgh’s rivers and riverfronts and are on display alongside the designs proposed by young architects. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Paul Bench, Ralph Pagone, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

 Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Paul Bench.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Paul Bench.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Paul Bench.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Vincent Zeng, Jason Furda, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Vincent Zeng, Jason Furda, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photos, clockwise from top left: Thomas D'Andrea, Vincent Zeng, Jason Furda, Jason Furda, Beth Hollerich, Joanna Beres, Assoc. AIA.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Jason Furda.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Jason Furda.

Along the Rivers: A Juried Exhibition. Photo: Jason Furda.

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Our first COTE Intensive is entitled “The Business Case for High Performance Design.”Presenters Dr. Robert Sroufe, Duquesne University, and Michael Carnahan, Scalo Solar, will discuss financial decision-making for sustainable design strategies in projects. Concepts will be presented and bolstered by real case studies. The session will take place on Thursday, October 30, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon University 322 West Entry Addition Tepper Hall and will include a light supper. Earn 4 LUs/HSW per session, or a total of 12 LUs/HSW! COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course, organized by the AIA Pittsburgh COTE, will take an extended look into financing strategies that allow sustainability and high performance design features to be evaluated and incorporated into projects.  The delivery cycle of design, construction and operation will be explored...

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