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URA Approves Support for a Variety of Affordable Housing Projects

July 11, 2019 News Release from Next Pittsburgh  On Thursday, July 11, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) cleared the way for dozens of new affordable housing projects across our city. The approved proposals include traditional construction projects along with new civic programs aimed at supporting both landlords and tenants. We break down a few highlights [...]

2019-10-04T14:39:28-04:00July 12th, 2019|Community, News|

Design Concept for Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport Revealed at Annual State of the Airport Event

February 21, 2019 Press release from Allegheny County Airport Authority.  Renderings courtesy of Gensler+HDR in association with luis vidal + architects. PITTSBURGH — As part of a special board meeting and the annual State of the Airport event on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board of Directors approved a visionary concept design [...]

2019-04-16T17:25:16-04:00February 21st, 2019|Commercial, News, Parks and Civic Spaces|

ACAA Selects World-Renowned Architectural and Engineering Firms with Local Ties to Collaborate on Design of New Terminal

July 20, 2018 Press release from the Allegheny Airport Authority.   Following months of research, technical and creative presentations, interviews and evaluations, the Allegheny County Airport Authority today announced the architectural and engineering firms selected to design a new terminal that will transform Pittsburgh International Airport for a modern travel experience. Gensler, headquartered in San Francisco, [...]

2019-04-16T17:36:35-04:00July 20th, 2018|Commercial, News|

UpStudio’s Lisa Dugan Juries ASLA Student Awards

The 2018 ASLA student Honor and Merit nominee presentations took place this past Saturday, April 21st at The Pennsylvania State University’s Stuckeman School.  The awards program seeks to honor outstanding students that, according to program guidelines, have “demonstrated the highest level of academic scholarship and of accomplishments in skills related to the art and technology [...]

2018-08-15T18:25:14-04:00April 23rd, 2018|News|

Announcing our first SITES AP: Lisa Dugan

We are excited to announce that Lisa Dugan, landscape architect and founding principal, has achieved SITES AP certification.  This designation further demonstrates a commitment to sustainable landscape design and land development and the fundamentals of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES). Sustainable landscapes are crucial to the success of the built environment and the health, safety, [...]

2017-12-29T17:05:09-05:00November 10th, 2017|News, Sustainable Landscapes|

EcoDistricts: a holistic approach to better neighborhoods

The EcoDistrict planning approach to the creation of better neighborhoods provides a flexible, holistic and rigorous framework for organizing and achieving policy, sustainability and investment goals.  We recently attended the EcoDistricts Foundation Training that was offered in nearby Millvale, PA -a community in the process of EcoDistrict certification.  The success of creating a certified EcoDistrict [...]

PARKing Day 2017: UpStudio innovates with the University of Pittsburgh

PARKing Day 2017 is finally here!  UpStudio Landscapes is excited to  be a part of the University of Pittsburgh's inaugural PARKing Day.  We collaborated with the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute and the Living Learning Community (LLC) students to transform a parking spot in the Schenley Quad on Pitt's campus into a space of creativity [...]

2017-09-19T22:14:16-04:00September 15th, 2017|Academic, News, Parks and Civic Spaces|

USL is now a PennDOT Business Partner

We are excited to announce that UpStudio Landscapes is now a certified business partner with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  As a registered consultant with  PennDOT, we are able to provide landscape architecture consulting services on federally assisted and state funded transportation related professional services contracts.  As a registered DBE & SBE consultant, we are [...]

2017-05-23T22:01:21-04:00May 23rd, 2017|News|