In the Media

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.

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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Imagining Diasporic Retrofutures with Olalekan Jeyifous

The Institute of Black Imagination: Olalekan Jeyifous (B.Arch. '99) discusses how architecture alone is rarely sufficient in solving problems in the urban landscape, reimagines what the continent of Africa could have looked like if colonial powers were expelled post-independence, and challenges conventional notions of beauty and success in architecture and why storefront churches and bodegas deserve a shoutout.

Monday, April 15, 2024

Michael Singer, Sculptor Who Used Nature as His Medium, Dies at 78

The New York Times: Michael Singer (B.F.A. '67) was a sculptor whose work eventually blurred the lines separating art, landscaping, architecture, and urban planning on an increasingly large scale.

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Coolidge Corner Theatre Unveils $14 Million Expansion That's Nothing Short of Cinematic

The Boston Globe: AAP Dean J. Meejin Yoon (B.Arch. '95) and Eric Höweler's (B.Arch. '94, M.Arch. '96) practice designed the three-story addition, which draws inspiration from both the history of film and the Art Deco embellishments of the older building.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Hannah Levy (B.F.A. '13) — Adaptive Structures

Art21: In this "New York Close Up" digital short produced by Art21, Levy describes the ad hoc processes she's developed in her Bronx studio to make her unique sculptural forms, calling herself a "professional amateur."

Thursday, February 29, 2024

WEISS/MANFREDI Honored with the 2024 Louis I. Kahn Award

ArchDaily: The firm of Michael Manfredi (M.Arch. '80) was recognized for its wide range of projects, from cultural institutions to urban landscapes, all demonstrating and responding to contextual conditions, sustainability standards, and centered around the human experience.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

In Conversation with Nina Cooke John and Sekou Cooke and Their Parents

The Architect's Newspaper: Siblings Nina Cooke John (B.Arch. '95) and Sekou Cooke (B.Arch. '99) discuss their childhood experiences and professional trajectories in architecture alongside their parents' recollections.

Monday, February 12, 2024

A Beacon of Modern Architecture Lands in the Desert

The New York Times: After several moves and a planned demolition, Michael Schwarting (B.Arch. '66, M.Arch. '69) and Frances Campani are presently the historic architects of the Aluminaire House being reconstructed at the Palm Springs Art Museum in California.

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Höweler + Yoon Aims for Box Office Gold with an Ambitious Expansion to a Boston-area Landmark

Architectural Record: AAP Dean J. Meejin Yoon (B.Arch. '95) and Eric Höweler's (B.Arch. '94, M.Arch. '96) practice designed an addition for the Coolidge Corner Theatre that preserves its distinctive character while updating it to meet expanding needs.

Friday, January 5, 2024

In Their "Epic" Lofted Studio, Artist Baseera Khan Paints, Collages, Draws, and Dreams

Artnet: Khan (M.F.A. '12) shares insights into their studio practice, favorite tools, and current explorations.

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

The Black Woman Architect Who Hopes to Change the Face of Design in America

Bloomberg CityLab: Kimberly Dowdell (B.Arch. '06) comments on her goals as the new AIA president, the challenges facing the field, and why every city should hire its own chief architect.

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

DeCordova Welcomes Hugh Hayden's Huff and a Puff to its Sculpture Park

ArtDaily: The new permanent commission by Hayden (B.Arch. '07) is a slanted replica of the one-room home where Henry David Thoreau lived in relative isolation at nearby Walden Pond.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Chad Oppenheim Named Winner of the 2023 American Prize for Architecture

Archinect: A prolific American architect, Oppenheim (B.Arch. '94) was lauded for work on five continents that is by turns equally "subtle, powerful, elegant, and deeply romantic."

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

TIME100 Climate 2023: Mina Hasman

Time: Hasman (B.Arch. '08), sustainability director at Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM), appears on the list after her team launched a system that can evaluate the emissions potential of any project, enabling more carbon-conscious design industry-wide.

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Amanda Williams: The Conscientious Artist

Chicago Magazine: Amanda Williams (B.Arch. '97) named one of six Chicagoans of the Year, representing "the best of our city."

Monday, November 13, 2023

A Black Woman's Rise in Architecture Shows How Far Is Left to Go

The New York Times: The article offers insights from Kimberly Dowdell (B.Arch. '06), who becomes president of the American Institute of Architects next month, as well as from Architecture Assistant Professor Peter Robinson (B.Arch. '98).

Friday, November 10, 2023

This is a Rehearsal Embodies the "Beauty and Horror" of Our Global Moment

The Architect's Newspaper: The Chicago Architecture Biennial's fifth iteration includes work by Architecture faculty Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers (Dream The Combine) and Amanda Williams (B.Arch. '97).

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Utopian Practice, Political Power, and Community in Architecture: An Interview with Olalekan Jeyifous

ArchDaily: Olalekan Jeyifous (B.Arch. '99) discusses his recent success, utopian approach to art and architecture, and why he feels science fiction could help the discipline break with exclusionary practices.

Friday, September 15, 2023

Need Housing? Need a Train Line? Stack Them Up.

Curbed: An exploration of an innovative proposal to build low-rise apartments over an underused rail line in Brooklyn put forth by Jay Valgora's (B. Arch. '85) Studio V.

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