Architecture Graduate Open House, Fall 2017

Milstein and Sibley halls

Exterior view of Milstein and Sibley halls. photo / provided

Please join us for our fall 2017 open house. The day will include program overviews, highlights of our areas of expertise, Q&A sessions with faculty and current students, as well as an opportunity to sit in on our studios and tour our material fabrication shop and facilities. Our faculty and current graduate students make themselves available throughout the day. We hope that you will be able to attend this in-depth introduction to graduate studies at Cornell.

Schedule

9 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Milstein Hall dome

9:30 a.m.

Welcome Presentation and Faculty Introductions
Milstein Hall dome

Mark Cruvellier, Caroline O'Donnell, Jenny Sabin, Esra Akcan, Timur Dogan, and Val Warke

10:15 a.m.

Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.):
Q&A Sessions with Faculty and Students

Milstein Hall dome

Post-Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.II):
Material Practices Facilities Tour

First floor, Rand Hall; and Stepped Auditorium, Milstein Hall

Tour of the digital fabrication lab, wood shop, metal shop, and work areas; overview of admissions requirements, the online application, and deadlines.

History of Architecture and Urban Development
Q&A Sessions with Faculty and Students

261B, Sibley Hall

11:15 a.m.

Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.):
Material Practices Facilities Tour

First floor, Rand Hall; and Stepped Auditorium, Milstein Hall

Tour of the digital fabrication lab, wood shop, metal shop, and work areas; overview of admissions requirements, the online application, and deadlines.

Post-Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.II):
Q & A Sessions with Faculty and Students

Milstein Hall dome

12:15 p.m.

Lunch
Milstein Hall dome

Lunch with current M.Arch., M.Arch.II, and Ph.D. students.

1 p.m.

Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) and Post-Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.II)
Portfolio Workshop

L. P. Kwee Studios, Milstein Hall

Guidance and examples of portfolios provided. Guests are encouraged to bring their own portfolio for review.

Optional Tours of Design Research
Leaving from Milstein Hall dome

2 p.m.

Studio Visits for M.Arch. and M.Arch.II programs
L. P. Kwee Studios, Milstein Hall; and Frances Shloss Studio, third floor, East Sibley Hall


3:30 p.m.

Guided AAP college and campus tours for all programs
Begins at L. P. Kwee Studios, Milstein Hall

AAP college highlights include Bibliowicz Family Gallery, Fine Arts Library, John Hartell Gallery, and East Sibley Exhibition Hallway. Also included are the Arts Quad, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (I. M. Pei, architect) and the Suspension Bridge.

5–6:30 p.m

Reception
Milstein Hall dome

Wine and cheese with architecture faculty and current graduate students.

Getting to Ithaca

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