As executive director of the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Robert Pease led some of the key projects undertaken during the Pittsburgh Renaissance.
Rami El Samahy
Rami el Samahy teaches and practices architecture and urban design. As a principal of over,under, he has played a leading role in a number of projects including large-scale urban developments, cultural and institutional buildings, and exhibit installations. His academic work is focused on contemporary Arab design, the legacy of urban renewal, and the future of cities. His research and design has been recognized by the Boston Society of Architects, the Pittsburgh AIA chapter, the AIA Pennsylvania chapter, the Aga Khan Awards program, and Qatar Foundation.