Pittsburgh ALN organizations have offered high school architectural education for decades. We've rallied together to help HS students navigate different programs and prepare for their future. 

Choose a program below to earn each of the following badges. Visit, SUBMIT A BADGE, under ALN Member Resources, to learn how to submit documentation to earn your badge.


1. ARCHITECT-IN-TRAINING BADGE

REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

  1. CMU Saturday Workshops

  2. CMoA Summer Architecture CAMP

  3. CMOA SATURDAY Program

  4. CMOA Homeschool program

  5. PHLF Apprenticeship Program

  6. PHLF Architectural Design Challenge

  7. Assemble After-school program

  8. fallingwater summer programs

2. LEARNING FROM THE PAST BADGE

REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

  1. PHLF Walking tour

  2. cmoa docent tour

  3. fallingwater tour

2. ACTIVE CITIZEN BADGE

Visit reSources to learn where to complete one of the following:

  1. Attend a community meeting

  2. write to a Policy Maker

  3. join community project

  4. attend a Historic Review Commission meeting

2. EXPLORING THE FUTURE BADGE

VISIT RESOURCES TO LEARN where TO COMPLETE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. shadow an ALN Mentor

  2. Interview an expert

  3. research Career

3. DESIGN APPLICATION BADGE

register for a program

  1. cmu architecture's pre-college program

  2. western pennsylvania ace mentorship program

  3. fallingwater summer residency: Studio 1 + 2

4. ARCHITECTURE ADVOCATE BADGE

VISIT RESOURCES TO LEARN where TO COMPLETE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. WRITE ALN blog POSTS

  2. be active on twitter with #IMadeThat

  3. present at AIA's Junior Pecha Kucha Night

ARCHITECTURE ELECTIVE BADGE

The ALN strives to provide architectural education to all students. If transportation, cost, or any other factor impedes your ability to complete a badge, please notify the ALN Program Coordinator, Samantha Weaver, aln.pgh@gmail.com. Different programs can be used as substitutes or online resources can be used to fulfill a requirement. 

ARCHITECTURE SPECIALIZATION BADGE

Congratulations! You have worked tremendously hard and earned all 6 badges. After completing your "Exploring the Future" badge and choosing an architectural focus, you have now earned your Specialization Badge based on your focus.