10. Plaster ReCast is ongoing as part of Copy + Paste: Hall of Architecture at the Carneige Museum of Art through May 6, 2018. Interested in reviewing this exhibit in 2018? We’d love an architect member to participate. Contact Maya Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. There is not one answer to why our members belong to AIA. Read the diverse viewpoints in this round-up.
8. A roundtable discussion with the architect and developer of the Design Award-winning Penn Mathilda Development. What can we learn from this development and how can we build more beatiful and functional affordable housing in Pittsburgh?
7. Hands down the biggest news of 2017 was the election of Bill Bates, FAIA as the incoming AIA National First Vice President and the 2019 President-elect of AIA National.
6. Not only does The Midwife Center’s expansion, thoughtfully designed by Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, make it the largest free-standing birth center in the United States but it was 2017’s most colorful addition to the Strip District.
5. Is wellness design the new sustainable design? To what degree does the built environment influence the health of people and society? F. Jeffrey Murray, FAIA explores these questions in his review of Sarah Williams Goldhagen’s book.
4. David Lews, FAIA was honored in November with a short film by the AIA “The Legacy of David Lews.”
3. This year we asked the public to leave comments while they voted for the People’s Choice Award during Design Pittsburgh. We are planning to offer more opportunities for architects to interact with the public in 2018.
2. As part of our theme on affordability AIA Pittsburgh Board member Bea Spolidoro, AIA highlighted four projects that won national design awards and had an affordability component.
1. Every year Design Pittsburgh attracts over 3,000 visitors to the AIA Pittsburgh website and this year was no exception. The Design Pittsburgh jury of Chicago architects selected many amazing award winners on display in this article.