In the Media

Monday, August 15, 2022

Biomaterial Building Exposition at the University of Virginia

For The Journal of Architectural Education, José Ibarra (B.Arch. '17) reviews the exhibition, led by Katie MacDonald and Kyle Schumann (both B.Arch. '13) with work by AAP Architecture faculty Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic's HANNAH studio.

Monday, August 15, 2022

Sanded Out — Climate-Friendly Construction

An article posted on Felize includes comments from Architecture Assistant Professor Felix Heisel on the value to be found in building so that all parts can be easily removed and reused. (in German)

Monday, August 8, 2022

The War Over Public Water in Pennsylvania

In an article exploring how Pennsylvania residents are battling corporations attempting to privatize their water systems, The Nation quotes CRP Professor Mildred Warner on issues impacting water affordability.

Thursday, August 4, 2022

The U.S. Should Bribe Homeowners to Accept Greater Density

In a Bloomberg Op-Ed, Eduardo Porter cites CRP Professor Sara Bronin's research which explored why simply lifting zoning bans on multifamily housing may not actually create more housing options.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, On Her Career of Firsts

Kimberly Dowdell (B. Arch. '06), AIA's first Black woman president-elect, shares reflections with AIA Architect about her time leading the National Organization of Minority Architects and what it's like to be a trailblazer in the field.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Travelogue: Pet Shop Boys

SO – IL cofounder and Professor of the Practice Florian Idenburg explores Buenos Aires in this post for Architectural Record, including a visit to a remarkable veterinary clinic.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Debunking Stereotypes About Mobile Homes Could Make Them a New Face of Affordable Housing

The Conversation covers research by CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi and colleagues exploring the misguided stereotypes that blind scholars and policymakers to the possibility that this widespread form of housing could provide.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

2022's Llhuros Symposium to Honor Artist and Cornell Professor

The Cornell Daily Sun notes that current and former AAP faculty, students, and staff will take part in the event marking the 50th anniversary of Norman Daly's The Civilization of Llhuros, a multimedia work of archeological fiction.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

For the Birds, Now on View at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Explores Biodiversity Through Architect-Designed Follies

The Architect's Newspaper explores the diversity of structures contributed to the installation, including work by Olalekan Jeyifous (B.Arch. '99) and Architecture Professor of the Practice Florian Idenburg's firm SO-IL.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Three Women, Three Projects Bring Zoning into the Future to Fix Housing Crisis

Forbes surveys work tackling the technological evolution of complicated zoning issues, including the National Zoning Atlas Project spearheaded by CRP Professor Sara Bronin.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Role of Circular Materials and Construction Practices in Reducing Carbon Emissions

Architectural Record explores the work of Architecture Assistant Professor Felix Heisel's Circular Construction Lab in supporting the reuse and recycling of materials at their highest utility and value.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Are Would-Be Planners and Engineers on Board with Transportation Reform?

The Streetsblog podcast The Brake speaks with CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas Klein about a new survey he coconducted that explores the policy preferences of various stakeholders who shape America’s transportation system.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Cornell's Business School Dean on how a $30M Investment Will Bring its Real Estate Program to the 'Next Level'

Fortune interviews Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Dean Andrew Karolyi about what the investment will mean for Cornell's business school and what it plans to do with this money.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Kimberly Dowdell Elected AIA's 2024 President

Elected by delegates at the 2022 AIA Annual Meeting, The American Institute of Architects reports that Kimberly Dowdell (B.Arch. '06) will be the 100th President of AIA.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Investor Gives Cornell $30 Million to Launch Real Estate Department

The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights Paul Rubacha's $30 million gift to Cornell University to establish the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate, jointly managed by AAP and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

At Gagosian, Amanda Williams Investigates the Possibilities and Limitations of a World Shaped by Color

ARTnews explores Amanda Williams's (B.Arch. '97) new solo exhibition CANDYLADYBLACK, which features nine paintings that extend her inquiries into better understanding color.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Architecture's Aesthetics Should Support, Rather than Sabotage, a Building's Function

In an op-ed for The Architect's Newspaper, Architecture Professor Jonathan Ochshorn illustrates why successful architectural theory must reconcile utility with expression.

Monday, June 13, 2022

White House Nationwide Zoning Reform Effort Needs Data

In an op-ed for The Hill, CRP Professor Sara Bronin explains that in order for President Biden's incentives for zoning reform to be most effective, there's a need to collect a lot more data.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Not Just a Fence: The Story of a Stainless Steel Status Symbol

In a New York Times article, CRP Professor Thomas Campanella comments on the status element of stainless steel fencing around homes in New York City.

Monday, June 13, 2022

New Digital Atlas Hopes to Demystify Urban Zoning

Next City covers the National Zoning Atlas initiative, led by CRP Professor Sara Bronin, with the goal to strengthen national and local planning for housing production, transportation infrastructure, and climate response.

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