In the Media

Friday, September 24, 2021

Architectural Record Celebrates the 2021 Women in Architecture Awards

Amanda Williams (B.Arch. '97) is honored as the New Generation Leader in Architectural Record's 2021 Women in Architecture Design Leadership awards. The architect/artist's installation work often probes the impact of race on the urban realm.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The 2021 Edition of Exhibit Columbus Asks "What Is the Future of the Middle City?"

For his installation, Architect's Newspaper says Olalekan Jeyifous (B.Arch. '00) looked for inspiration in the archives of Columbus's Cleo Rogers Memorial Library for artifacts and ephemera from its 1970 exhibition of African American art.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Greek Billionaire Championing Contemporary Art at Home and Abroad

Artsy details a new cultural center's inaugural exhibition Portals, featuring work by art alumna Louise Lawler (B.F.A. '69) among 59 artists from 27 countries, curated by Elina Kountouri, Madeleine Grynsztejn, through December.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Here's What to See at the 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Architect's Newspaper features Sekou Cooke's (B.Arch. '99) installation, the result of a collaboration with a youth leadership organization in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood. The architecture biennial opened on September 13.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

ACHP Chairman Nominee Sara Bronin Takes Step Forward in Confirmation Process

In a Senate committee hearing, CRP Professor Sara Bronin pledged support for disaster recovery response to historic places, private investment in preservation, and the Tribal Historic Preservation Offices and Native Hawaiian organizations.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Longer NYC Commutes, Household Crowding Linked To Higher COVID-19 Rates

Gothamist covers a study by Timur Dogan, assistant professor of architecture, that finds longer commute times and crowded apartments led to higher rates of COVID-19 transmission.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Dwell 24: Cassius Castings

Dwell top 24 designer Thomas Musca's (B.Arch. '19) hobby snowballed into a practice of "concrete evangelizing," and a goal to create pieces that turn an inherently clunky substance into something sleek.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Climate Change Is Making Natural Disasters Worse — Along With Our Mental Health

CRP graduate Katie Oran (M.R.P. '21), a wildfire planner working in Sacramento, California, talks with NPR about the phenomenon of "eco-grief" — increasing concerns for the future, having a family, and if any place is safe.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Exhibit Columbus Returns To Indiana's 'Athens Of The Prairie'

The centerpiece of Exhibit Columbus is the J. Irwin Miller and Xenia S. Miller Prize. 2021's winner is Dream the Combine, the firm of architecture faculty Jennifer Newson and Tom Carruthers. Forbes traces the history of the exhibition.

Monday, September 13, 2021

How Memorials to 9/11 Help Us Remember and Mourn

In National Geographic, AAP Dean J. Meejin Yoon discusses various memorials including the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers which Yoon’s design firm collaborated on and Peter Eisenman's (B.Arch. '55) Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

Friday, September 10, 2021

Lessons From the Rise and Fall of the Pedestrian Mall

Associate Professor of Planning Stephan Schmidt's op-ed in Bloomberg looks at successful and resilient pedestrian malls built in the 60's and 70's and finds lessons that urban planners can implement now.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Rebuilding Ground Zero Was a Mess. Lower Manhattan Bloomed Anyway.

The New York Times architecture critic says a missed opportunity led to innovation, as people like Michael Manfredi (M.Arch. '80) of Weiss Manfredi perceived new urbanism and a broader vision of what a neighborhood can be.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Experiencing Tjaden's Best: Microbiology Meets Fine Art

The Cornell Daily Sun describes Mia Hause's (B.F.A. '22) work in Until the Bliss of All This Hurts, a two-person student exhibition exploring what is innately natural and human, presented by the Department of Art.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

TCAT To Trails Map Improves Equitable Access to Nature

Tompkins Weekly covers the cross-discipline student-run organization Design Connect project with local and Cornell partners to produce maps and signage aiding public transit riders to reach the natural sites in the Ithaca, New York, area.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Chicago by David Brown

In Architectural Record, Chicago Architectural Biennial artistic director notes that Sekou Cooke (B.Arch. '99) is working with a young men's employment network to create a gathering space beside a permaculture garden built on vacant land.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

After Ida's Fury, Infrastructure Key in Preventing Misery

Linda Shi, assistant professor in City and Regional Planning, tells the Associated Press that infrastructure improvements can only buy time and that making space for water means moving people out.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Amazon Lockers Are Popping Up in Odd Places. They Aren't Always Welcome

Park space should serve everyone, not just Amazon customers, says Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning Jennifer Minner in a CNET story that examines interrelated economic, social issues and the merchant giant.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Sustainability Advocates Ask: Why Demolish When You Can Deconstruct?

In The New York Times, Assistant Professor of Architecture Felix Heisel contributes his view on circular construction practices and challenges within the industry.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Opinion: Climate Emergency Also A Housing Emergency

Professor Sara Bronin, CRP, shares her thoughts on the dire need for the State of Connecticut to make intersectional land use policy reforms that meaningfully address the climate crisis from social, environmental, and residential standpoints.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

PowerHouse to Visit Significant Elements

PowerHouse, covered in The Ithaca Voice, was designed by an interdisciplinary student team advised by Professor of architecture Jonathan Ochshorn with Cornell University Sustainable Design, Engaged Cornell, and community partners.

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