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Monday, January 23, 2023

Spring 2023 at AAP: Collaboration in Action

While the fall semester showcased the inspiration and new ways of thinking to be found in dialogue among passionate collaborators across disciplines, with the turn toward spring AAP celebrates results: new departments, degrees, classes, and faculty.


Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Cornell AAP Professor Sara Bronin Confirmed by U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Appointed by President Biden, Bronin will lead the agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of national historic resources and advises the President and Congress on federal historic preservation policy.


Tuesday, January 10, 2023

AAP Department of Art Announces Unique New Image Text M.F.A.

A new interdisciplinary, low-residency graduate program welcomes new faculty integrating critical engagement and creative practices across image and text.


Wednesday, December 14, 2022

New Multicollege Department to Bridge Design and Technology

Today we announce the launch of the new multicollege Department of Design Tech, bridging fields and faculty across five colleges. Architecture Associate Professor Jenny Sabin will serve as the department's inaugural chair.


Friday, December 9, 2022

Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate Names Inaugural Faculty

A partnership between the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the new Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate draws faculty from both schools to provide innovative instruction that will advance the field.


Friday, December 9, 2022

AAP Professor and Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas to Create Work for the National Mall

The new public art initiative Beyond Granite invites artists to explore what it means to imagine, build, live, and grow with monuments.


Wednesday, December 7, 2022

There Grows the Neighborhood: Partnership with the Sweet Water Foundation Transforms Students' Understanding of Urban Renewal

Students traveled to Chicago & Detroit this semester for a series of critical collaborations co-led by AAP faculty and the Sweet Water Foundation, an organization dedicated to regenerative urban development cofounded by Emmanuel Pratt (B.Arch. '99).


Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Fictional Civilization Leaves Behind Lasting Legacy

The Cornell Chronicle profiles longtime Art Professor Norman Daly and his fictive installation from 1972 detailing the "lost" civilization of Llhuros. Archival materials documenting its creation are now held by Cornell University Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Cornell, Global Partners Discuss the Next "Grand Challenge"

The Cornell Chronicle reports on the two-day "Global Grand Challenges Symposium: Frontiers and the Future," which brought together more than 300 faculty, staff, and students — including CRP Professor Victoria Beard for a panel on water.


Monday, November 21, 2022

New M.S. in Advanced Urban Design Launches at Cornell AAP in NYC

With the city as both setting and subject, AAP's new graduate program prepares students to address pressing urban, environmental, and social issues using the tools of design.


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Yoon Reappointed Dean of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Dean J. Meejin Yoon has been appointed to a second five-year term as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University.


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Celebrating Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy's Bard of the Periphery

A giant in postwar Italian literature and film, this semester's Cornell in Rome students dive deep into Pasolini's cross-disciplinary work as the city celebrates his centenary.


Monday, November 14, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once

In the final post in this SC Johnson College BusinessFeed series, Acting Chair of the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate Suzanne Lanyi Charles notes that the department has a mission to educate transformational real estate practitioners.


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Projects to Support NYS Economy, Farms, Communities

The Cornell Chronicle reports that new USDA grants will fund dozens of research projects across Cornell, including one led by CRP Professor Mildred Warner focused on rural planning.


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Local Floodplain Home Buyouts Can Inform Federal Plans

Cornell researchers, including CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi, and students examined five different jurisdictions which offer insight into how buyouts can be more effectively implemented, the Cornell Chronicle notes.


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Redressing the Balance: Equitable Approaches to Sustainable Real Estate

In part three of the BusinessFeed series on climate change and real estate, CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi says that environmental justice for communities requires decision-makers to look at a far broader picture than just energy efficiency.


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Dynamic Properties

Part two of the Cornell SC Johnson BusinessFeed's series on what climate change means for real estate explores how to optimize our buildings to both reduce and withstand climate impacts.


Monday, October 24, 2022

Castles in the Sand

In a post for Cornell SC Johnson's BusinessFeed, CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi points out what climate change means for future planning and building. New educational opportunities at the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate are also discussed.


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

At 88, Greenberg Still on Cutting Edge with New Course

Architecture Professor Don Greenberg has launched a new course that teaches architecture and computer science students to apply emerging digital visualization tools and software in design work, reports the Cornell Chronicle.


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

From Fabric Arts to Human Waste: Student Biennial Projects Transcend

The Cornell Chronicle's coverage highlights Matéa LeBeau (B.F.A. '22) and Isabella Culotta's exhibit Waste Not, which calls attention to the potential use of human waste as fertilizer.


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