Bachelor of Science in Architecture Degree Approved

At the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year, the University of Pittsburgh approved a new Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree. The curriculum builds on our highly successful BA in Architectural Studies – Design Track and incorporates courses in building science offered by the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University. The first cohort of students to complete the new BS in Architecture is set to graduate in April 2018. Read more»


Doors Open Pittsburgh | 2017

At least 59 current University of Pittsburgh students volunteered this year for Doors Open Pittsburgh. The majority were enrolled in Professor Armstrong’s fall section of Introduction to Western Architecture or were Architectural Studies majors.  Read more»

New Honor's Studio ARC 1203

This is the first year for the Honor’s Studio (ARC 1203) in the Design Track of the Architectural Studies Program led by Christopher Guignon proposes a sustainable housing complex in the Strip District. Read more»

Fil Hearn Award for Study Abroad

The Architectural Studies Program is pleased to announce that Anika Shah is the winner of the 2017 Fil Hearn Award for Study Abroad. She will be interning in Berlin during the summer of 2017.


Field Trips



Vienna IFTA

Viena Trip


Your World






People Building Pittsburgh


40 Years!

Architectural Studies celebrates its 40th year with a symposium at Frick Fine Arts and dinner at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty.


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