Who We Are

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The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell is about acts of transformation. We advance research, scholarship, and critical and creative practices to build a more sustainable, just, and resilient world.

At a Glance

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Overview

AAP is comprised of three disciplines that bring students and faculty from around the world together to address some of the greatest challenges of our time with creativity, criticality, and care.

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Our Story

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150 Years of Architecture, Art, and Planning

From our first class of only 21 students, AAP has grown and become established as an internationally recognized leader in architecture, art, and planning education.

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Our Mission and Values

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The Agency to Respond to Today's Urgencies

AAP prepares students to address the problems of our time with rigor and creativity. We empower all people to participate in planning our collective future.

APP Council for Diversity & Inclusion

AAP is committed to an inclusive and diverse community and an open learning environment that is free from bias. We will not tolerate prejudice in any form or discrimination on any basis. We embrace creative and analytic practices that challenge preconceptions and prejudice; encourage critical engagement with the many forms of built culture; and defend the prerogative of our disciplines to ask difficult and provocative questions.

Our Leadership

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Introductions

The AAP leadership team represents the breadth and common interests of our disciplines. Together, they commit to advancing scholarship, research, and creative practices that enact needed change in the world by the most rigorous and inclusive means possible.

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Help fund the future of AAP

Your gift helps AAP enable our community of students, faculty, and staff to realize their world-changing work.

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