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Friday, September 30, 2022

AAP's Ecological Action Lab Highlights Plastic and Water Waste with Tallinn Architecture Biennale Sculpture

Friendship WC (Water Chandelier) shines a light on the dual dilemma of global water scarcity and the relentless growth of plastic pollution.


Thursday, September 15, 2022

Sound, Light Artists to Lead Celebration of Cornell Biennial

The Cornell Chronicle previews exhibition tours, performances, and artist panels (September 15–17) celebrating the fifth edition of the interdisciplinary Biennial, which this year is exploring the theme of "Futurities, Uncertain."


Wednesday, September 14, 2022

First-of-its-Kind 3D-Printed Home Blends Concrete, Wood

The Cornell Chronicle reports that the two-story, single-family home, designed by Architecture faculty Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic, demonstrates innovative construction processes that may help address housing shortages.


Monday, September 12, 2022

Best Designed By Doing: Radical Hybrid Thinking Across Disciplines

As part of a pilot collaboration between AAP and Cornell Tech, colleagues came together across disciplines to explore innovative ways of teaching and thinking about design and technology. Now, they are poised to take their ideas even further.


Thursday, September 1, 2022

Mark Your Calendar: Moments You Won't Want to Miss at the Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities Launch Symposium

This September 27–28, "Critical Conversations for Urban Transformation" brings urban leaders and expert design practitioners, scholars, artists, and activists together around some of the most pressing challenges facing cities today.


Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Three Projects Awarded Belonging at Cornell Innovation Grants

The Cornell Chronicle reports that B@C (Belonging at Cornell) 360, a collaboration between the university library and multiple Cornell colleges including AAP, has been awarded support for 2022 programming.


Monday, August 22, 2022

Fall 2022 at AAP: Inclusion and Innovation through Collaboration

As the college welcomes students, faculty, and staff back this fall, the semester ahead includes new courses that invite interdisciplinary participation and innovative partnerships that draw new connections and build community.


Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Cornell AAP Announces New Hires Advancing Collaborative Scholarship and Creative Practice in Social Justice and Equity

Cornell AAP announces the appointment of eight new faculty members and two fellows who will bring social justice and radical collaboration to the forefront of the college's efforts to build a more sustainable, just, and thriving world for all.


Friday, July 1, 2022

Cornell Atkinson Awards $1.4 Million to New Sustainability Projects

The 2022 round of Academic Venture Fund seed grants will support nine collaborative projects, including work involving Architecture Associate Professor Jenny Sabin and CRP Associate Professor Stephan Schmidt, the Cornell Chronicle reports.


Monday, June 6, 2022

Alumni Group Advocates to Advance Equity Work at AAP

Alumni group helps create channels of philanthropy intended to directly support the experience and growth of students of underrepresented backgrounds and strengthen the work of AAP's Office of Diversity + Inclusion.


Friday, June 3, 2022

'Measures and Meaning' Exhibition features AAP Alums, Faculty

The Cornell Chronicle previews an exhibition curated by Architecture Associate Professor Sean Anderson (B.Arch./B.S. '96) that showcases work by 20 artists and architects whose views of the built environment defy boundaries.


Friday, June 3, 2022

New Trustees to Join Cornell Board

The Cornell Chronicle reports that the Cornell Board of Trustees has elected eight new members, who join recent alumni-elected trustees including Kimberly Dowdell (B.Arch. '06).


Friday, May 27, 2022

Created with Brick, Mortar, and Amazement

Cornell Research highlights Alexia Asgari (B.Arch. '22), whose work is focused on transforming the 3D printer into a design tool that can react to emotions expressed by a human designer.


Monday, May 23, 2022

Einhorn Center Partners with AAP to Support College-Wide Community-Engaged Learning

With the support of this partnership, AAP plans to further advance community-engaged learning and scholarship.


Thursday, May 12, 2022

Migrations Grants Fund Worldwide Interdisciplinary Projects

The Cornell Chronicle highlights awarded faculty research, including work by Architecture Professor Esra Akcan, Art Visiting Associate Professor Renate Ferro, and Architecture Assistant Professor Tao DuFour.


Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Building Pathways: Lessons in Collaborative Instruction and Community Engaged Design

This semester, a compelling conversation across architecture, landscape architecture, and planning has been made possible through the collaborative strategies of three AAP studios focused around work in Salamanca, New York.


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Major Gift Endows Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities in AAP

Mui Ho's (B.Arch. '66) major gift of $25M endows and names the center, advancing research, teaching, and partnerships for more sustainable and just cities.


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

2022 Cornell Biennial Artist Preview

The Cornell Chronicle provides details on the wide array of included artworks, installations, and performances, which will imagine how artistic futurities might generate cultural transformation.


Friday, April 15, 2022

Want to Build a Sofa? Or a Hot Tub? AAP Alum Can Show You How

Cornellians profiles designer Ben Uyeda (B.Arch. '04, M.Arch. '05), whose DIY tutorials for constructing simple and affordable home furnishings have attracted a worldwide following.


Friday, April 1, 2022

SCHOOLWORK: Reimagining Pedagogy for an Evolving World

The 2022 Preston Thomas Memorial Symposium series Breaking Ground(s) concludes with "Schoolwork," three lectures and a dialogue between leading voices on architecture and design education today and in the future.


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