Architecture Graduate Open House for Prospective Students, Fall 2021

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 2021 open house. The segments will include program overviews, highlights of our areas of expertise, and Q&A sessions with program directors and current students. Our Fall Open House webpage will be posted ahead of the sessions allowing you to review our studios, design labs, material fabrication shop and facilities, the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, as well as other College and University facilities. We hope that you will be able to virtually 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, director of the M.Arch. program, Edgar A. Tafel Professor
  • Lily Chi, director of graduate studies, director of M.S. AAD program, Associate Professor
  • 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.


Tuesday, November 16, 2021 

10:00 a.m. EST 

Welcome Presentation with Chair, Directors & Chair of the Ph.D. Committee
Caroline O'Donnell, Lily Chi, Jenny Sabin, and Esra Akcan

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 

10:30 a.m. EST 

Professional Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
Introduction by Caroline O'Donnell, director, & current students followed by Q&A session 

Post-Professional Master of Science, Advanced Architectural Design (M.S. AAD)
Introduction by the director, Lily Chi, & current students followed by Q&A session 

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

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

Please register here by Thursday, November 11th if you would like to participate.  

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

Please note! This event has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 16, 2021. For general questions regarding architecture graduate programs and funding, please email Cindy Bowman, Graduate Programs Coordinator:

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