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Design and Emerging Technologies

First-of-its-Kind 3D-Printed Home Blends Concrete, Wood

The Cornell Chronicle reports that the two-story, single-family home, designed by Architecture faculty Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic, demonstrates innovative construction processes that may help address housing shortages.

Chandelier constructed out of plastic bottles hanging over a pool of water.
Environment and Sustainability

AAP's Ecological Action Lab Highlights Plastic and Water Waste with Tallinn Architecture Biennale Sculpture

Currently on display, the Friendship WC (Water Chandelier) is an architectural exhibit largely built out of Friendship Bottles — plastic water containers that have been designed to be reused as construction material — arranged as candles in a chandelier. The project seeks to shine light on the dual dilemma of global water scarcity and the relentless growth of plastic pollution.

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Creative and Critical Practices

6 Videos/6 Questions: Meet Fall 2022 Teiger Mentor in the Arts Emilio Rojas

In advance of his October 3 lecture at AAP, preview examples of Rojas's performances and gain insight into the motivations that fuel his work.

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Design and Emerging Technologies

Best Designed By Doing: Radical Hybrid Thinking Across Disciplines

In 2019, as part of the new pilot collaboration between the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) and Cornell Tech, colleagues came together across disciplines to explore innovative ways of teaching and thinking about design and technology. Three years later, having gained a wealth of experience to reflect upon and celebrate, they are poised to take their ideas even further.

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Lecture

Kim Wheeler: Reality-Based Planning in Rural America, September 30

Using examples from Central Pennsylvania, listen to Kim Wheeler explore how to best create implementable plans that achieve lasting impact on the economy and quality of life in the small towns and rural regions of America.

A house composed of stacked and blue multi-colored concrete masonry blocks, foregrounded by a vibrant green jungle landscape.
Lecture

Bryan Young: Figure-Cast-Frame, October 12

Learn more about the cutting-edge research and work of Young Projects' founder Bryan Young.

Aerial view of a 3D printer at work on constructing a concrete wall
Design and Emerging Technologies

First-of-its-Kind 3D-Printed Home Blends Concrete, Wood

The Cornell Chronicle reports that the two-story, single-family home, designed by Architecture faculty Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic, demonstrates innovative construction processes that may help address housing shortages.

man laying on his side with back to the camera revealing a bleeding wound running down his spine
Creative and Critical Practices

6 Videos/6 Questions: Meet Fall 2022 Teiger Mentor in the Arts Emilio Rojas

In advance of his October 3 lecture at AAP, preview examples of Rojas's performances and gain insight into the motivations that fuel his work.

River with railroad tracks beside along trees and hills with a partly cloudy sky.
Lecture

Kim Wheeler: Reality-Based Planning in Rural America, September 30

Using examples from Central Pennsylvania, listen to Kim Wheeler explore how to best create implementable plans that achieve lasting impact on the economy and quality of life in the small towns and rural regions of America.

Chandelier constructed out of plastic bottles hanging over a pool of water.
Environment and Sustainability

AAP's Ecological Action Lab Highlights Plastic and Water Waste with Tallinn Architecture Biennale Sculpture

Currently on display, the Friendship WC (Water Chandelier) is an architectural exhibit largely built out of Friendship Bottles — plastic water containers that have been designed to be reused as construction material — arranged as candles in a chandelier. The project seeks to shine light on the dual dilemma of global water scarcity and the relentless growth of plastic pollution.

3D printed lattice model
Design and Emerging Technologies

Best Designed By Doing: Radical Hybrid Thinking Across Disciplines

In 2019, as part of the new pilot collaboration between the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) and Cornell Tech, colleagues came together across disciplines to explore innovative ways of teaching and thinking about design and technology. Three years later, having gained a wealth of experience to reflect upon and celebrate, they are poised to take their ideas even further.

A house composed of stacked and blue multi-colored concrete masonry blocks, foregrounded by a vibrant green jungle landscape.
Lecture

Bryan Young: Figure-Cast-Frame, October 12

Learn more about the cutting-edge research and work of Young Projects' founder Bryan Young.

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