Announcements

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Jonathan Ochshorn: Building Bad

A new book by Professor of Architecture Jonathan Ochshorn has been released in the U.K. The book discusses how architects need to be made more aware of key technical, social, and business issues to enable them to design and create better buildings.


Thursday, June 17, 2021

Architect and Researcher Sekou Cooke Joins the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute as a 2021-2022 Fellow

Archinect reports Sekou Cooke (B.Arch. '99) will be in residence as a Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for the 2021–22 academic year, where he will work on his project 3D Turntables Remix: The Architectural Technology of Hip-Hop.


Friday, June 11, 2021

Carson Chan Appointed Inaugural Director of the Emilio Ambasz Institute at MoMA

Architect's Newspaper reports MoMA has named curator, writer, and educator Carson Chan (B.Arch. '04) as the first director of the museum's Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and the Natural Environment.


Friday, June 11, 2021

Dimella Shaffer Names Four New Principals

Frank Valdes (B.Arch. '95) has been elevated to principal of the Boston firm Dimella Shaffer. Over the past 16 years, his project work has focused on urban design and multi-family housing projects, and historical adaptive reuse.


Monday, June 7, 2021

Assembly House 150 receives Great Places Award from EDRA

University of Buffalo UBNow announced that Assembly House 150, a nonprofit for teaching construction arts founded by Dennis Maher (B.Arch. '99), has received the 2021 Great Places Award from the Environmental Design Research Association.


Thursday, June 3, 2021

Shortlist Revealed for the AR New into Old Awards 2021

Ryan W Kennihan Architects, the practice of Ryan Kennihan (B.Arch. '04) lands on Architectural Record's shortlist for its annual AR New into Old awards, for "the mysterious joy of a ruin" in Baltrasna House in Dublin, Ireland.


Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Design Vanguard 2021

Hou de Sousa, the firm of Josh de Sousa (B.Arch. '05) and Nancy Hou (B.Arch. '05), honored in Architectural Record's annual list of 10 emerging practices advancing issues of form, construction, sustainability, and community engagement.


Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Merrill Scholars Thank Educators Who Shaped Cornell Journeys

Merrill Presidential Scholar Xin Yue Wang (B.Arch. '21) was among 37 honored during a virtual ceremony on May 24. Wang named Tafel Visiting Critic in Architecture Peter Ballman for contributing to her Cornell experience.


Thursday, May 27, 2021

SLL Celebrate the Lighting Community at Annual Awards

Timur Dogan, Assistant Professor of Architecture, and Daniel Park (B.Arch. '20), Junior Environmental Specialist at KPF, received the Leon Gaster Award for best lighting adaptations at the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) AGM Awards.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Corning Museum of Glass: Residencies at the Studio

May 31–June 19, David Nasca (M.F.A. '22) will be the David Whitehouse Research Resident Artist at the Corning Museum of Glass. Nasca will research the glass models of marine invertebrates made by artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka.


Monday, May 24, 2021

KPF Announces Winners of the 2021 Kohn Pedersen Fox Traveling Fellowship

Molly Meng Ma (M.Arch. '21) has won a 2021 Kohn Pedersen Fox Traveling Fellowship for her project Mining the Land. Shown is Ma's drawing of an aviary over Beebe Lake created for the M.Arch. Core Studio De Ovis et Avibus.


Monday, May 17, 2021

2021 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awardees

Tina Nelson, Academic Programs Coordinator for the Department of City and Regional Planning is named an "Unsung Hero" for exemplary service in support of students in the Cornell University Graduate School program.


Friday, May 14, 2021

Atelier Cory Henry Joins Others in 'On Olive' Housing Redevelopment

Cory Henry (M.Arch.'12) won the National Black Emerging Architect Competition and will have his work built and showcased at the "On Olive" development in Grand Center.


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Introducing the 2021 Bush Fellows

Nathan Johnson (B.Arch. '98) has won a $100k fellowship from the Bush Foundation, which offers grants and opportunities to people addressing equitable change in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and shared Indigenous lands.


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

HANNAH's Project Wins NYSCA 2021 Grant

Assistant professors in architecture Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic's project proposal On Ashes: Design Strategies for Infested Tree Populations has been awarded the NYSCA 2021 Grant in the Architecture + Design Independent Projects category.


Monday, May 3, 2021

Grants Advance Social Sciences Research, Collaboration

A CCSS grant will help Suzanne Lanyi Charles, Assistant Professor in CRP, study whether the pandemic could lead to "The Next Wall Street Housing Grab" by publicly traded real estate investment trusts specializing in single-family rental housing.


Friday, April 30, 2021

New Study to Explore Rural Communities and Inequality in the United States

CRP's Professor Mildred Warner received a $500k grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a comprehensive analysis of the role state and local government policies play in the economic growth and well-being of America's rural communities.


Thursday, April 29, 2021

ESL's Urbano Building Design and Performance Tool Wins Award

Urbano, a tool for urban design, mobility, and public health from AAP's Environmental Systems Lab led by Assistant Professor of Architecture Timur Dogan, has won a $150K award from Cornell CTECH and U.S. DOT.


Monday, April 26, 2021

Petluck Wins Agile Mile Scholarship

Urban and regional science student Thomas Petluck (B.S. URS '23) has received a competitive annual scholarship from Agile Mile, a program supporting students of color studying urban planning and computer science.


Thursday, April 8, 2021

2021 Guggenheim Fellowships Announced

Peter Christensen (B.Arch. '05), University of Rochester, has won a 2021 Guggenheim fellowship for architecture, planning, and design. Artists Jill Magid (B.F.A. '95) and James Siena (B.F.A. '79) were awarded fellowships in creative arts.


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