Friday, June 21, 2024

2023–24 Student Academic Awards and Prizes

Outstanding student work during the 2023–24 academic year is recognized by the Department of Architecture, the Department of Art, and the Department of City and Regional Planning.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

AAP launches Engagement Impact Grants

With support from Cornell's David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, AAP is advancing our collective mission to imagine and build a better world by expanding opportunities and activities around engaged teaching, learning, research, and creative work.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Artists for Understanding Brings Together Artists and Cultural Luminaries

Art chair Paul Ramírez Jonas has been named spokesperson of Artists for Understanding, an initiative led by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities that promotes arts and humanities as crucial in bridging divides and countering all forms of hate.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The Graham Foundation Announces the Award of 56 New Grants

The Graham Foundation announces the award of 56 new grants to individuals who expand contemporary ideas of architecture through innovative, rigorous, and interdisciplinary work on design and the built environment. Awardees include architecture faculty Caitlin Blanchfield, Tom Carruthers, Suzanne Lettieri, Jennifer Newsom, and Strauch Fellow Sydney Maubert.

Friday, May 24, 2024

Fulbrighters Head to 14 Countries for Research, Teaching

Cornell's 2024–25 cohort of Fulbright awardees includes Desai Wang (B.Arch. '24), who is heading to Singapore, and Madeleine August (B.Arch. '22), who will be in Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Peter Gerakaris (B.F.A. '03) to Present a Solo Exhibition of Mixed-Media Artworks at the BBG

Microcosms, a solo exhibition from artist Peter Gerakaris (B.F.A. '03), showcases environmental motifs rendered with dynamic coloration and a verve for placemaking. On view in the Leonhardt Gallery at Berkshire Botanical Garden from June 1 through August 4.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

AAP Faculty David Costanza Named 2024–25 Rome Prize Winner

Costanza intends to use the award to advance his project Bending Stone, research which positions stone as a low-carbon structural building material and explores the aesthetics of structural stone in defining a new language in contemporary construction.

Monday, April 15, 2024

Linda Shi Selected as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar

The Fulbright Program has awarded CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi funding for 2024–25 for Taiwan.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

New Princeton Lecture Series To Honor Branden Hookway

The Princeton University School of Architecture in conjunction with the Graduate Program in Media + Modernity has announced the launch of Branden Hookway Interface, an annual lecture series in honor of late AAP faculty member and Princeton alum. The inaugural event featuring Shannon Mattern and Olga Touloumi will take place on April 2.

Monday, March 18, 2024

Prospect New Orleans Announces Artist List for Prospect.6: the future is present, the harbinger is home

Art Visiting Critic Ashley Teamer and Amanda Williams (B.Arch. '97) will contribute to the 2024 iteration of the triennial November 2, 2024–February 2, 2025.

Monday, March 11, 2024

Williams College Unveils the Design for Its First Purpose-Built Art Museum, a Pivotal Institution on Campus

SO–IL, the firm of Architecture Professor of the Practice Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu, designed the museum with a rigorous emphasis on sustainability. It is projected to open in 2027.

Friday, February 9, 2024

NSF Invests Nearly $10M to Develop Transformative Bio-Inspired Solutions

The U.S. National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator program Phase 1 awards in this track include $650,000 for "Bio-Inspired Surface Design for High Performance Mechanical Tracking Solar Collection Skins in Architecture," a project led by Design Tech Chair Jenny Sabin, Professor of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences and inaugural Design Tech faculty Itai Cohen, CALS Associate Professor Adrienne Roeder, and Arizona State University Professor Mariana Bertoni.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Architectural Education

Architecture Assistant Professor Suzanne Lettieri was recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture with a Diversity Achievement Award Honorable Mention for her work opening up pathways to participation and towards greater equity in design education.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Meet the 2024 USA Fellows

Ifeoma Ebo (B.Arch. '01) received one of this year's 50 fellowships, which includes $50,000 in unrestricted funding.

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Kimberly Dowdell Set to Make History as the AIA's First Black Woman and Millennial President

This month, Dowdell (B.Arch. '06) was inaugurated as the 100th AIA president. Learn more about her plans and perspective in this insightful interview.

Monday, December 4, 2023

Oppenheim Architecture Wins Competition to Restore the Besa Museum in Albania

Oppenheim Architecture, which includes Founding Principal Chad Oppenheim (B.Arch. '94) and Beat Huesler (B.Arch. '92), proposed a design that seeks to honor the nation's rich cultural heritage and welcoming spirit.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

States Aligning to Federal Broadband Access Standards, but Barriers Remain

Ph.D. candidate Natassia Bravo, who worked with CRP Professor Mildred Warner to examine the impact of broadband grants, discusses their report on how these programs are closing the infrastructure gap.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Urban Video Project Presents Paulina Velázquez Solís: Regional Commissioned Artist

Light Work has awarded Art Visiting Critic Paulina Velázquez Solís their first commission specifically for regional artists living within a 50-mile radius of Syracuse for her proposal Un río de todas las épocas II / A river of all ages II.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Announcing ACADIA 2023 Paper and Project Awards

A Cornell team led by Architecture faculty Leslie Lok and RUBI Lab, with co-authors Sasa Zivkovic, Lawson Spencer, and Alexander Kyaw (B.Arch. '23), won the Best Paper Award, which recognizes the highest achievement of an accepted paper, having the potential for positive impact on practice, academy, and the broader society.

Friday, November 10, 2023

Einhorn Center Announces New Engaged Faculty Fellows

This year's cohort includes Design Teaching Fellow Imani Day, Architecture Assistant Professor María González Pendás, and CRP Visiting Lecturer John Ponstingel.

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