Virtual Architecture Graduate Open House for Prospective Students, Fall 2022

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Exterior view of Sibley and Milstein halls

Milstein and Sibley halls house the Department of Architecture at Cornell AAP. photo / Brad Feinknopf

Please join us for our virtual fall 2022 open houses. Segments will include program overviews, highlights of our areas of expertise, and Q&A sessions with program directors. Our Fall Open House webpage will be posted ahead of the sessions, allowing you to hear from some of our current students and alums and review our studios, design labs, material fabrication shop and facilities, as well as other college and university facilities. We hope that you will be able to attend this in-depth introduction to graduate studies at Cornell.

Department Chair, Program Directors & Chair of the Ph.D. (HAUD) Committee

  • Caroline O'Donnell, chair of the Department of Architecture, Edgar A. Tafel Professor
  • Timur Dogan, director of M.Arch. program
  • Lily Chi, director of graduate studies, director of M.S. AAD program
  • Jesse LeCavalier, director of M.S. AUD program
  • Jenny Sabin, director of M.S.MDC program, Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger Professor in Architecture
  • Esra Akcan, chair of the Ph.D. (HAUD) program committee,  Michael A. McCarthy Professor of Architectural Theory

A full list of architecture faculty members is available in the Faculty Directory.

Schedule for Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Masters Program (M.Arch., M.S. AAD, M.S. AUD, M.S. MDC)

Please register here by Thursday, November 3  if you would like to participate.  

 9 a.m. EST 

Welcome Presentation with Chair & Directors 
Caroline O'Donnell, Timur Dogan, Lily Chi, and Jenny Sabin.

 9:30 a.m. EST 

Professional Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)
Introduction by Timur Dogan, director, and current students, followed by Q&A session with current students.

Post-Professional Master of Science, Advanced Architectural Design (M.S.AAD) & Post-Professional Master of Science, Advanced Urban Design (M.S.AUD)
Introduction by Directors Lily Chi and Jesse LeCavalier, current students, followed by Q&A session with current students.

 10:30 a.m. EST

Master of Science, Matter Design Computation (M.S.MDC)
Introduction by the director, Jenny Sabin, & current students followed by Q&A session with current students.

Schedule for Thursday, November 17, 2022

Ph.D. Program (HAUD)

Please register here by Monday, November 14  if you would like to participate.  

 9 a.m. EST 

Welcome Presentation with Coordinator of the Ph.D. (HAUD) program
Caroline O'Donnell and Esra Akcan.

 9:30 a.m. EST 

History of Architecture and Urban Development (HAUD)
Introduction by the chair of the Ph.D. (HAUD) program committee, Esra Akcan, followed by Q&A session with current students.

Zoom links for this event and a webpage featuring our architecture graduate programs will be made available to those who register before the event.

For general questions regarding architecture graduate programs and funding, please email Cindy Bowman, Graduate Programs Coordinator:

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