2011 was an exciting year for Chatham Village, the residential community in Mt. Washington recognized as a thriving example of the garden city planning movement. First, the Village was brought back into the limelight with the publication of Chatham Village: Pittsburgh’s Garden City. Penned by the city’s own Angelique Bamberg, an expert in city planning and historic preservation, this book provides an in-depth look at the history, development, and socioeconomic impact Chatham Village has had both on the region and on the profession of urban planning. Then Chatham Village, and the architects who designed it, were honored with AIA Pittsburgh’s Timeless Award, an award created to recognize architectural design of enduring significance, conferred on projects that have withstood the test...
Living By Example
The timeless influence of Chatham Village
By Becky Spevack Posted on June 5, 2012
Design Pittsburgh 2011
See the winners of our juried competition
By The AIA Posted on January 27, 2012
How it Works Each year, AIA Pittsburgh hosts the Design Awards – a juried design competition open to AIA members and firms whose principal(s) are members of AIA Pittsburgh, or any member of any AIA chapter across the country who has a project in the 10 county area represented by AIA Pittsburgh. All projects must have at least one AIA Pittsburgh architect on the project team. All submissions for the AIA Pittsburgh Design Awards Competition can only be submitted by an AIA Pittsburgh architect. The mission of the awards is to recognize and honor architects and designers, and promote excellence, innovation, and achievement in the craft of architecture. Last year AIA Pittsburgh revamped the Design Award submission categories, introducing three...