Monday, March 20, 2023

Real Time: A Symposium on the Architecture of Packets, Pixels, and Neurons

From realtime visualization in video games to realtime urban monitoring, advances in computer, communication, and media technologies offer exciting new possibilities while raising urgent questions for architecture, planning, and digital studies. The second Preston Thomas Memorial Symposium at Cornell AAP this spring invites artists, designers, and scholars to explore them.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Dragon Day "Moving Mural" Hides a Secret

The Cornell Chronicle previews plans for this year's dragon, designed and built by first-year architecture students and paraded around the Arts Quad the day before spring break.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Dragon! Dragon! Dragon! Joyful Jamboree Is a Big Red Rite of Spring

Cornellians reviews the history of this rite of passage for first-year architecture students in advance of this year's March festivities.

Monday, March 13, 2023

Panel Explores Architectural Innovations in Rural China

An article shared via the Cornell Chronicle highlights Preston H. Thomas Memorial Symposium opening events hosted by the Cornell China Center in Beijing earlier this March.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Curators Q&A | Constantinos Doxiadis's Informational Modernism: The Machine at the Heart of Man

Cocurated and designed by Architecture Assistant Professor Farzin Lotfi-Jam, take a short, behind-the-scenes virtual tour of the exhibition.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Campus Rallies to Support Syria, Turkey Earthquake Survivors

The Cornell Chronicle covers support and relief efforts organized on campus, including Architecture Prof. Esra Akcan's planned remarks at a vigil to be held on February 20.

Friday, February 10, 2023

Innovation at the Fringe: The Transformative Design and Architecture of the Rural-Urban

The first of two Preston Thomas Memorial Symposia this spring brings leading architects, designers, urban theorists, and researchers together across continents to discuss innovations generated at the intersection of the urban and the rural.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Friday, October 14, 2022

Global Cornell Awards Support New International Courses

Funded projects include Rethinking Bamboo: A Material and Architectural Study of Southeast Asian Bamboo Construction led by Architecture Assistant Professor Leslie Lok, the Cornell Chronicle reports.

Monday, October 3, 2022

The Future Inside and Out: Cornell Biennial Blankets Campus This Fall

Spilling out beyond gallery walls and across campus, the 2022 Cornell Biennial "Futurities, Uncertain" is well underway and features work by AAP faculty, students, alumni, and guests.

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.

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