In the Media

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

The Seine River is Set to Reopen for Swimming After 100 Years, Its Cursed Clean-Up is a Lesson for Future Olympics

Fortune: In this article, CRP Associate Professor Jennifer Minner shares insights about the impact of mass events on their host cities.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Air Pollution Down 40%: A Look at a Pedestrianized Paris

The Optimist Daily: CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas J. Klein was quoted in this article looking at reducing vehicle dependence and encouraging greener urban living in Paris.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

This New York City Basketball Court Just Became a Spectacular Work of Art

Fast Company: Renowned artist and AAP Alumn Na Chainkua Reindorf (M.F.A. '17), known for feminist art that often incorporates the motif of an eye, was commissioned to redesign a NYC basketball court.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

An Oral History Project Excerpt with Amanda Williams

BOMB: In this article, AAP alumni Amanda Williams (B. Arch. '97) discusses the ability to formulate architecture, the potential of which is both real and imagined.

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

A Portrait of New York City by Air in 1924

Bloomberg: In this article written by CRP Professor Thomas J. Campanella, we read about the days before Google Maps, when an intrepid inventor with three camera-equipped biplanes captured groundbreaking views of Gotham in its Jazz Age glory.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in June

The New York Times: Painting Deconstructed, an exhibition featuring 46 contemporary artists curated by Art Assistant Professor Leeza Meksin, is reviewed.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Crafting a Circular Future

Dezeen: Watch a talk on crafting a circular economy with Carl Hansen & Søn, SOM, and the cofounders of Rarify, AAP alumni David Rosenwasser and Jeremy Bilotti (both B.Arch. '18), at NYCxDesign.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Expansive New Study Finds Racial Bias in Chicago Traffic Stops

NBC Chicago: The study, coauthored by CRP Assistant Professor Wenfei Xu, found that on a street with an even 50-50 split of Black and white drivers, Black drivers would account for approximately 70% of the police stops and citations.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

New York’s Congestion Pricing U-Turn Blows a Proven Climate Win

Bloomberg: Nicholas Klein, CRP faculty, shares insights on the possible demise of NYC's congestion pricing plan.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Hochul Halts Congestion Pricing in a Stunning 11th-Hour Shift

The New York Times: CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas Klein weighs in on NYC Governor Kathy Hochul's postponement of the congestion pricing program.

Monday, June 10, 2024

NYC Had a Plan to Make it Hard for Cars to Enter the City. Here’s Why the Governor Blocked It.

The Washington Post: CRP Faculty Zakhary Mallett and Nicholas Klein comment on the congestion pricing block, “The pushes are going to keep going,” Mallett said. “Whether it will happen under Kathy [Hochul]’s watch, I am uncertain, but the effort is not dead, I can promise you that.”

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Congestion Pricing Ignites an Old Rift: Drivers vs. Transit Riders

The New York Times: As NYC prepares to roll out its tolling program, the divide between those who love their cars and those who embrace the subway grows. "For those who cannot afford to drive, turning to the subway is often a case of economic necessity," said CRP faculty Nicholas J. Klein.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Officials Push to Turn Office Buildings into Housing Amid Home Shortage, Remote-Work Boom

The Hill: Florian Idenburg, Professor of the Practice in Architecture, speaks to the regulatory and architectural challenges of transforming an office building into an apartment.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Seen & Heard: The Economics of Rising Water

Central Florida Public Media: In this podcast, CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi discusses climate change and its impact on Central Florida municipality budgets.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Cornell AAP appoints Jose Castillo as chair of Department of Architecture

The Architect's Newspaper: Jose Castillo has been appointed chair of the Department of Architecture at Cornell AAP. Castillo, a practicing architect and urban planner hailing from Mexico City, will assume the role on July 1.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Low-Key Inventiveness of SO – IL's Apartment Buildings

Curbed: SO – IL, led by the husband-and-wife team of Florian Idenburg, Professor of the Practice in Architecture, and Jing Liu, designed three midsize Brooklyn projects that display unusual, flexible architectural thinking.

Monday, May 20, 2024

WORKac releases vision for Sibley Dome renovation at Cornell AAP

The Architect's Newspaper: The goal for the Sibley Dome renovation is to adapt the historic building, celebrate its rich history, and give it new life for students, faculty, and staff.

Monday, May 20, 2024

Appetite for Deconstruction

Bloomberg: Architectural salvage and reuse advocates, like Felix Heisel, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Director of the Circular Construction Lab, are racing to reform the $8.7 billion demolition industry to reduce carbon emissions and building waste.

Monday, May 13, 2024

North America's Biggest City Is Running Out of Water

Vox: Mexico City is facing a water crisis, and it won't be the last city to do so. CRP Professor and Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities Director Victoria Beard says climate change is just one of the contributing factors.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Congestion Pricing's Billions to Pay for Nuts and Bolts of Subway System

The New York Times: NYC's congestion pricing program, aimed at generating a $15 billion windfall for the mass transit system, is scheduled to begin charging tolls to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan next month. CRP Strauch Fellow Zakhary Mallett says that New York's use of congestion pricing primarily to generate revenue for mass transit establishes conflicting goals.

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