Bibliography of Carnegie Mellon Architecture

Compiled by Martin Aurand, Architecture Librarian and Archivist

A selected bibliography of original sources and published writings on Carnegie Mellon's campus and buildings, arranged chronologically, specifically excluding articles in Pittsburgh's daily newspapers. Some of the items can be found at the Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives. Many of the articles and books can be found in Carnegie Mellon's Hunt Library.

Date Citation
1904 Programme for a Competition for the Selection of an Architect for the Carnegie Technical Schools, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: Murdoch-Kerr Press, [1904].
1904 "The Programme for the Competition for the Carnegie Technical Schools, Pittsburgh, Pa." American Architect and Building News 84:1484 (June 4, 1904), 77.
1905 "Competition for Carnegie Technical Schools." Architecture 11:2 (February 15, 1905), 23-29.
1905 "Carnegie Technical Schools Competition." Inland Architect and News Record 45:2 (March 1905), 15-16, plates.
1905 "Architectural Competition for the Buildings of the Carnegie Technical Schools, Pittsburg." Engineering Record 49 (June 11, 1905), 739.
1906 "Carnegie Technical Schools, Pittsburgh." Architecture 13:6 (June 15, 1906), 104-107.
1906 Githens, Alfred Morton. "The Group Plan. I. A Theory of Composition: The Carnegie Technical Schools." Brickbuilder 15 (July 1906), 134-138.
1907 "Carnegie Technical Schools." American Architect and Building News 92:1650 (August 10, 1907), plates.
1907 "Margaret Morrison Carnegie Technical School for Women, Pittsburg, Pa." Brickbuilder 16:11 (November 1907), plates 162-164.
1912 "An Interesting Chimney Problem." Architecture & Building 44:8 (August 1912), 345-346.
1915 Howe, Samuel. "Academic Theatre, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh." International Studio 55 (March-June 1915: supplement), xcvi-xcviii.
1915 Boyer, E. W. "New Buildngs." The C.I.T. Alumnus 1 (June 1915), 3-4.
1936 Janssen & Cocken. "General Description of New Building [Mellon Institute]." 1936.
1937 Tarbell, Arthur Wilson. The Story of Carnegie Tech; Being a History of Carnegie Institute of Technology from 1900 to 1935. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1937.
1938 Keally, Francis. "Planning the Campus of the Future." Carnegie Alumnus 25 (June 1938), 2-3, 11-12.
1938 McKee, John W. "Carnegie's Ship Prow." The Carnegie Technical (May 9, 1938), 15.
1950 "School of Industrial Administration." Architectural Record 107: 6 (June 1950), 136-137.
1953 "School for Future ‘Brass’ [GSIA]." Charette 33:3 (March 1953), 8-11.
1953 "Tech to Build Men’s Dorm [Donner Hall]." Charette 33:4 (April 1953), 16-18.
1953 "An Undergraduate Dormitory [Donner Hall]." Arts and Architecture 70:7 (July 1953), 22.
1954 Ungar, Annie Jean. "Four Flats for Four Frats." Charette 34:12 (December 1954), 16-18.
1955 McKee, Tally. "Carnegie Tech's New Donner Hall." Charette 35:4 (April 1955), cover, 10-13, 21.
1956 "Three College Dormitories: Aluminum and Steel for Carnegie Tech [Donner Hall]." Architectural Forum 104:4 (April 1956), 156-157.
1956 Peter, John. Aluminum in Modern Architecture. 2 vols. Louisville: Reynolds Metals Company; distributed by Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1956. Vol. 1, p. 202-203 [Donner Hall].
1957 "Carnegie Tech to Spend $25 Million." Charette 37:4 (April 1957), 12-13, 34.
1957 "Capsule Review of Tech's Development Program." Carnegie Alumnus 42:4 (June 1957), 3-7.
1958 Van Trump, James D. and Barry Hannegan. "The Stones of Carnegie Tech: Of Temples and Technology: The Drama of Henry Hornbostel's Buildings at Carnegie Institute of Technology." Charette 38:9 (September 1958), 23-27; 38:11 (November 1958), 26-29. Reprinted as: "Henry Hornbostel and His Campus/Technology's Temple." Carnegie Alumnus 45:3 (December 1959), 4-7; 45:5 (April 1960), 2-7.
1961 Van Trump, James D. "Aluminum, Glass and Books: The Hunt Library at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh." Charette 41:10 (October 1961), 24-25.
1962 American Federation of Arts. The Ideal Theater: Eight Concepts. New York: 1962.
1964 Henderson, David L. "The Hornbostel Plan." Carnegie Technical 29:1 (October 1964), 24-31.
1965 Cleeton, Glen Uriel. The Doherty Administration, 1936-1950. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Press, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1965.
1966 Van Trump, James D. "Henry Hornbostel: The New Brutalism." Charette 46:5 (May 1966), 8-11.
1968 "A Look At the Future." Carnegie Review 15 (April 1968). 8-9.
1968 "Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Sasaki, Dawson, DeMay, Ass." l'architecture d'aujourd'hui 137 (April-May 1968), 32.
1971 "Fraternity Houses…." Charette 51:2 (March/April 1971), 6-7.
1972 Schmertz, Mildred. "Design for a Variety of Campus Life Styles: Carnegie-Mellon Fraternity Houses." Architectural Record 151 (January 1972), 115, 122-123.
1973 Wright, Austin. The Warner Administration at Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1950-1965. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Press, 1973.
1974 "Verbindungshäuser [Dormitories] Carnegie-Mellon University." Baumesiter 71:3 March 1974), 266-268.
1983 New Buildings on Campus." Carnegie-Mellon Magazine (Spring 1983), 13.
1983 Doyle, Peggy. "U.S. Bureau of Mines." Focus 13:2 (October 1983), 4.
1985 Cleary, Richard. "The High-Teching of Henry Hornbostel." Focus 15:2 (October 1985), 7.
1985 CRS Sirrine, Inc. "Long Range Campus Plan." Carnegie Mellon University, 1985.
1985 Kidney, Walter C. Landmark Architecture of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 1985. 232-233, 237-238.
1986 "Carnegie-Mellon Unveils Master Plan." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 4:3 (Spring 1986), 20-23.
1986 CRS Sirrine, Inc. and Eichleay Engineers, Inc. "Junction Hollow Planning Study." Carnegie Mellon University, 1986.
1986 Dennis, Michael. Court and Garden : From the French Hôtel To the City of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, 1986.
1986 Keating, Patrick J. "The Quality of Architecture and the American Campus." University Planning, Carnegie Mellon University, 1986.
1986 Spreiregen, Paul D. "Design Program for a University Center." 2 vols. Carnegie Mellon University, 1986.
1986 Toker, Frank. Pittsburgh: An Urban Portrait. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1986. 88-89, 105-106.
1987 Fisher, Thomas. "New Plan for Carnegie Mellon." Progressive Architecture 68:8 (August 1987), 25-26.
1987 Neely, Peggy. "A Romantic, Poetic, Serene New Plan for Campus." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 6:1 (Fall 1987), 20-21.
1988 Lewis, David. "Designing the Carnegie Mellon Campus." Carnegie Magazine 59:1 (January/February 1988), 12-19.
1988 Johnsen, M. C. "The Fence." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 6:3 (Spring 1988), 24-25.
1988 Allen, Jane. "Postmodernizing Junction Hollow." Focus 18:2 (October 1988), 5.
1989 "36th Annual P/A Awards: Carnegie Mellon University." Progressive Architecture 70:1 (January 1989), 113-115.
1989 Eisenman, Peter. "Carnegie Mellon Research Institute." Architecture+Urbanism 220 (January 1989), 33-52.
1989 Cleary, Richard. "Looking at SEI." Focus 18:5 (February 1989), 3.
1989 Russell, James S. "Soft Machine: Software Engineering Institute." Architectural Record 172:3 (March 1989), cover, 78-83.
1989 Ringel, Susan S. "A Campus Under Construction." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 8:1 (Fall 1989), 18-25.
1989 Earnest, Royce M. "Planning and Elaboration [SEI]." Oz 11 (1989), 10-11.
1990 Cleary, Richard. "A Kindler Gentler Approach to Campus." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 9:2 (Winter 1990), 16-17.
1990 "37th Annual P/A Awards: Carnegie Mellon Research Institute." Progressive Architecture 71:1 (January 1990), 104-106.
1990 Nesmith, Lynn. "A.I.A. Honor Awards, 1990: Software Engineering Institute." Architecture 71:3 (March 1990), 109.
1990 Arcidi, Philip. "Inquiry: Campus Infill." Progressive Architecture 71:4 (April 1990), 100.
1990 Barney,Kevin. "New Pittsburgh Technology Center: Permanently on Hold?" Focus 20 (November/December 1990), 1.
1990 Saalman, Howard. "College of Fine Arts Building Description." Unpublished paper. Carnegie Mellon University, ca. 1990.
1991 Branch, Mark Alden. "Coherence Regained [East Campus]." Progressive Architecture 72:10 (October 1991), cover, 90-95.
1992 Schaefer, Ludwig Frederick. Evolution of a National Research University, 1965-1990: The Stever Administration and the Cyert Years at Carnegie Mellon. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1992.
1992

“Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.” Architecture + Urbanism 92:4 (April 1992), 88-94.

1993 Curran, Ann. "A New Face for Fine Arts." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 12:2 (Winter 1993), 12-17.
1993 Cleary, Richard. "The Chisel and the Microchip: An Ancient Craft Meets A New Technology at CMU." Carnegie Magazine 61:8 (March/April 1993), 20-29.
1993 Lindsey, Bruce and Paul Rosenblatt. "Cutting Up Time: Craft and Technology in the Niches Project." In Flemming, Ulrich and Skip Van Wyk. CAAD Futures '93: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 7-10 July, 1993. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1993. 523-541.
1993 Connelly, Brian. "CMU Breaks Ground at the Pittsburgh Technology Center." Focus 23 (September 1993), 11.
1994 "University Center Construction Launched." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 12 (Spring 1994), 16-17.
1994 Fanzo, Michelle. "What's New at CMU." Columns 8:8 (September 1994), 18-19.

1994

Curran, Ann. "Campus Readied for Its Second Century." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 13:1 (Fall 1994), 20-23.
1994 Wilson, Cathy A. "Building a Temple of Science: Pittsburgh's Mellon Institute." Pittsburgh History 77:4 (Winter 1994/95), 151-158.
1994 The Architecture of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Rockport, Mass.: Rockport Publishers; Washington, D.C.: AIA Press, 1994.
1995 "Kudos for the Campus Plan." Plan [MIT] 42 (March 1995).
1995 Valyo, Cheryl Collins. "Unprecedented Building Boom Continues on Campus." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 14:2 (Winter 1995), 26-30.
1995 Dennis, Michael. "On Campus Planning." Modulus 23 (1995), 108-119.
1995 Sasaki Associates, Inc. "Open Space Plan." Carnegie Mellon University, 1995.
1996 Rudd, Rebecca. "The Future Workplace, Up on the Roof." Focus 25:3 (January 1996), 1, 4.
1996 "Man with The Plan: University Architect Paul Tellers." Focus 25:3 (January 1996), 1, 3.
1996 Kroloff, Reed. "Pittsburgh's Progress: Carnegie Mellon Research Institute." Architecture 85:3 (March 1996), 94-99.
1996 Ojeda, Oscar Riera and Lucas H. Guerra. Hyper-Realistic: Computer Generated Architectural Renderings [Intelligent Workplace]. Rockport, MA: Rockport Publishers, 1996. 122-127.
1996 Aurand, Martin. A Campus Renewed: A Decade of Building at Carnegie Mellon. Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives, Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, 1996.
1997- Aurand, Martin. A Campus Renewed: A Decade of Building at Carnegie Mellon. [Online]. <http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/ma1f/ArchArch/ACampusRenewed.pdf>
1997 Barreneche, Raul A. "Campus Interloper: Carnegie Mellon's Newest Building Destroys the Formal Finesse of the University's Original Plan [Roberts Hall]." Architecture 86:6 (June 1997), 81.
1997 Schmertz, Mildred F. "Project Diary: University Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa." Architectural Record 185:8 (August 1997), cover, 55-65.
1997 Kidney, Walter C. Pittsburgh's LandmarkAarchitecture: The Historic Buildings of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. Pittsburgh : Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, 1997. 362-363, 370-373.
1998 Zoelly, Pierre. Pierre Zoelly: Elemente einer Architektursprache = Elements of an Architect's Language = Eléments d'un Language Architectural [Intelligent Workplace etc.]. Basel: Birkhauser Verlag, 1998. 34-35, 49, 64-65, 178-179, 186-187, 189.
1998 Sullivan, Ann C. "Academic Initiative [Intelligent Workplace]." Architecture 87:5 (May 1998), 202-206.
1998 Schmertz, Mildred. "Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace, Pittsburgh." Architectural Record 186:6 (June 1998), 148-153.
1998 Fisher, Josie. "A New Home for Drama: Purnell Center for the Arts Opens a Gateway to Campus." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 17:1 (Fall 1998), 24-27.
1998 Moed, Andrea. "We Can Work It Out [Intelligent Workplace]." Metropolis (November 1998), 78-79, 113, 115.
1999 "American Institute of Architects 1999 Honors and Awards: Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace." Architectural Record (May, 1999), 137.
1999 Pike, Mary Ann. "The Intelligent Workplace: Margaret Morrison Penthouse Houses Workplace of the Future." Carnegie Mellon Magazine (Summer 1999), 12-15.
1999 "University Architecture by Albert Speer? [Purnell Center]." The Chronicle of Higher Education (October 8, 1999), A12
1999 "Purnell Architecture Spurs Debate About Style." Focus 29:1 (October 1999), 1, 4-5, 8.
1999 "Business Week / Architectural Record Awards: Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace." Business Week (November 1, 1999), 134; Architectural Record 187:10 (October 1999), 102.
1999 Akin, Omer. "How We Went Down the Yellow Brick Road." Focus 29:3 (Y2K issue 1999-2000), 7.
2000 Shumacher, Thomas L. "Sometimes a Colonnade is Just a Porch [Purnell Center]." Oz 22 (2000), 44-51.
2000 Fenton, Edwin. Carnegie Mellon: A Centennial History. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2000.
2000 Rosenblum, Charles. "Campus Emerges from Suburban Cabbage Farm." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 19:2 (Winter 2000), 8-9.
2000 King, Elaine A. "Magdalena Jetelová: Engimatic Sculpture of Time and Place [Translocation]." Sculpture 19:4 (May 2000), cover, 18-25.
2001 Lampert-Gréaux, Ellen. "The Purnell Center at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA." Entertainment Design 35:2 (February 2001), 40, 42-43.
2001 Schwartz, Harriet L. "New Master Plan Is Unveiled." Carnegie Mellon Magazine 19:3 (Spring 2001), 25-27.
2001 Certo, Tracy. "Carnegie Mellon University's Master Plan." Columns 15:2 (March 2001), 6-11.
2002 Kidney, Walter C. Henry Hornbostel: An Architect's Master Touch. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, 2002. 70-109.
2004 Payette Associates: An Evolution of Ideas [Roberts Hall]. Mulgrave, Victoria, Austrailia: Images Publishing Croup, 2003. 114-117.
2004 Rosenblum, Charles. "Volume Discount: CMU's New Building Shortchanges the Ideas Enshrined Within It," Pittsburgh City Paper 14:28 (July 14 - July 21 2004), 32.
2004 Rosenblum, Charles. "Thrown a Curve: Landscape With a Twist at CMU." Pittsburgh City Paper 14:50 (December 15 - December 22 2004), 34.
2005 "The Garden According to Bochner." Sculpture 24:2 (March 2005), 12-13.
2005 Aurand, Martin. "Best Art on Campus,." Focus 35:2 (October 2005), 4.
2006 Hartkopf, Volker. "Beyond the Discussion of Yellow Brick: The Design of the Gates Building." Focus 35:6 (April 2006), 6-7.
2006

Rosenblum, Charles. "Computing With Architecture [Gates Center]." Pittsburgh City Paper (April 20, 2006).

2006 Gerson, Bruce. "Architect Mack Scogin Tackles Gates Complex From the Inside Out." The Piper (October 2006), 1, 7.
2006 Aurand, Martin. "Oakland and the Complex Vista." In The Spectator and the Topographical City. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.
2007 Delphia, Rachel. Nakashima Revealed: The Carnegie Mellon Collection. Pittsburgh: Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, 2007.
2008 Weber, Chris A. "If You Build It They Will Come [Gates and Hillman Centers]." Carnegie Mellon Today 5:4 (October 2008), 12-16.
2009

Rosenblum, Charles Loren. The Architecture of Henry Hornbostel: Progressive and Traditional Design in the American Beaux-Arts Movement. Phd. Dissertation, University of Virginia, 2009.

2009 Qatar Foundation and Carnegie MellonUniversity: A Shared Vision Realized. Doha, Qatar: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, 2009.
2009 Connections: The Gates and Hillman Centers: A New Home for Computer Science at Carngie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA: School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009.
2011 Rosenblum, Charles. "Complications Set In [Gates and Hillman Centers]." Pittsburgh City Paper (February 3, 2011).
2011 Keegan, Edward. "Carnegie Mellon University Gates and Hillman Centers." Architect (January 2011), 172-180.
2011 Lehoux, Nic. "The Gates and Hillman Centers at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh." Detail (English edition) 2011:1 (January 2011), 14-15.
2015 Rosenblum, Charles. "A New Front Door: Carnegie Mellon University Augments its Student Center." Pittsburgh Quarterly (Winter 2015).