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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Facing Our Urban Future: What to Expect

During Cornell's June 11 Virtual Reunion, an expert panel that included Professor Victoria Beard, CRP, discussed challenges of the next three decades in The Future of Cities, moderated by NPR's David Folkenflik '91.


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

NYC Urban Design Course Technology Recaptures Humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.


Thursday, May 27, 2021

Faculty Profiles: From Circular Construction to Academic Law Ambition

Assistant Professor of Architecture Felix Heisel discusses a building's start and end of life in the Ezra series that highlights recently hired Cornell faculty who embody the university's creative and collaborative vitality.


Friday, May 21, 2021

AAP Faculty, Students, and Alumni at the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture

AAP faculty, alumni, and students explore "How Will We Live Together?", the question proposed by the 17th International Venice Biennale of Architecture. Postponed one year by the pandemic, the comprehensive international exhibition opens on May 22.


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

PolyForm Celebrates Mission, Spirit of Human Ecology

PolyForm is a new public art pavilion commissioned by the College of Human Ecology and designed by Jenny Sabin and her practice, Jenny Sabin Studio.


Monday, May 17, 2021

Break it Down: CR0WD Task Force Forges Zero Waste Goals

CR0WD, a Cornell-powered, community-led task force works with New York State communities to promote thoughtful building deconstruction and highlight the environmental, cultural, and, economic value of salvage, reuse, and closed material flows.


Monday, May 17, 2021

Architecture, Art, Revolution: 8 Questions for Stella Betts

Mitchell Carson (M.Arch '22) speaks with Stella Betts about political aspects of public space today and the convergence of art and architecture practice.


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

M. Arthur "Art" Gensler Jr., 1935–2021

Alumnus, benefactor, and friend of Cornell and the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning M. Arthur "Art" Gensler Jr. (B.Arch. '58) passed away on Monday, May 10.


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.


Thursday, April 22, 2021

First Person: Annual Hartell Graduate Award Recipients Talk About Their Creative and Critical Practice

Seeing the earth from space, idyllic landscapes, and misshapen vegetables are some of the concepts and inspirations for Hartell Award winners Joe Ferdinando (M.Arch. '22), Grace Sachi Troxell (M.F.A. '21), and Paloma Vianey (M.F.A. '21).


Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Mellon Grant Boosts Collaborative Projects for Equity, Social Justice

The Cornell Chronicle reports the grant will extend the Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities. Its focus on social justice supports innovative, cross-disciplinary coursework, says AAP Dean Meejin Yoon.


Friday, April 2, 2021

Acts of Repair: Seven Conversations on Architectural Reconstructions and Reparations

The spring '21 Preston Thomas Memorial Symposium invites an open discussion about spatial practices that center and embody scales of repair.


Friday, April 2, 2021

Who for Whom: Florian Idenburg on SO-IL's Approach to Design Practice

Ahead of his April 12 lecture titled Lines, Idenburg discusses how architecture can and must respond to shifting global conditions.


Monday, March 29, 2021

Catherine Opie on Bearing Witness

Photographer Catherine Opie shares thoughts on a new piece from a body of work-in-progress and photographic practice as a mode of looking at the world in the moment.


Monday, March 22, 2021

Labor-friendly Laws Promote Local Economic Growth

In the Cornell Chronicle, new research by Professor Mildred Warner, CRP, shows that state laws designed to hinder union activity and indulge corporate entities do not enhance economic productivity.


Sunday, March 21, 2021

The Ethics of Building

Sarosh Anklesaria (M.Arch.'10) talks design and building practices that address socio-ecological conditions with Ji Yang (M.Arch.'21) for Citizen Architect.


Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Chusid, Segade, Warke Discuss Queer / Queering Spaces

CRP chair and associate professor Jeffrey Chusid, assistant professor of art Alexandro Segade, and associate professor of architecture Val Warke on how queer cultures occupy, redefine, and transform spaces ranging from personal to public.


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Good bones: Students revive historic building in Waterloo, NY

Design Connect students consulted with the Waterloo, NY community to repurpose a historic building with a design for a new art center.


Friday, February 26, 2021

AAP Team Develops Sustainable Building Simulation Method

Under the direction of architecture faculty Timur Dogan and Katharina Kral, a team led by Allison Bernett (M.Arch. '20) has released a new sustainability framework to understand the full environmental impact of building design early in the process.


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