East Hills & Lincoln Lemington Visioning Studies Underway

The City of Pittsburgh has selected the E-Holdings team, which includes Michael Baker International and UpStudio, to develop a Community Visioning Study with the Department of City Planning and the East Hills and Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar communities.  UpStudio joins the team to provide urban design and landscape architecture  services. The visioning study will provide a platform for [...]

2020-10-16T10:37:20-04:00September 20th, 2020|Community, Landscape Architecture, News|

Re-Imagining PIT in a Post-Pandemic World

June 15, 2020 Press release from Allegheny County Airport Authority.  Renderings courtesy of Gensler+HDR in association with luis vidal + architects. Airport officials are evaluating best practices for incorporating public health improvements at Pittsburgh International, including designs for the airport’s new terminal. Imagine an airport with monitors showing air quality readings in real time. Or [...]

2020-10-01T12:36:57-04:00June 15th, 2020|Commercial, Landscape Architecture, News|

UpStudio Provides Open-End Services for Pittsburgh Region

UpStudio has been selected to provide open-end landscape architecture and urban design services to: The City of Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority & Indiana University of Pennsylvania We have received these notifications over past (recent) months and are excited to continue our work in the City and regionally.  UpStudio is also part of winning design teams, [...]

Duquesne University’s Lourdes Grotto is Now Open

Duquesne University's Lourdes Grotto was dedicated during  a ceremony held the University's homecoming weekend.  UpStudio designed the new Lourdes Grotto  working closely with Duquesne University Facilities Managment.  The new space provides  a quiet and contemplative seating area, incorporates new planting and screening and integrates a new gateway which welcomes visitors into the space.  The dedication [...]

2020-10-16T09:43:12-04:00October 27th, 2019|Landscape Architecture, News|

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 [...]

2020-10-01T12:37:47-04:00February 21st, 2019|Commercial, News, Parks and Civic Spaces|
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