In the Media

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Artist Behind "Bolt Tower" Talks on Proposed Sculpture for State Fairgrounds

KFOR: Design Tech Chair and Professor Jenny Sabin's proposal for a work with a focus on community and that combines nature and biology with art has been selected.

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 19, 2024

Höweler + Yoon, John Ronan, NADAAA, MOS and Hood Design Studio Shortlisted in Fallen Journalists Memorial Competition

The Architect's Newspaper: AAP Dean J. Meejin Yoon (B.Arch. '95) and Eric Höweler's (B.Arch. '94, M.Arch. '96) practice is among the teams that have proposed designs for the country's first monument dedicated to press freedom and journalists who died in the field, which will be erected in Washington, DC.

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.

Monday, December 18, 2023

A Platform for Something to Happen

The Architectural League of New York: Architecture faculty Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers discuss their conceptual art and design practice.

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."

Monday, December 11, 2023

NOMA Announces 2023 Phil Freelon Professional Design Awards and Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition Winners

The Architect's Newspaper: In the Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition, first place was awarded to students from Cornell University for their project Reclaiming Albina’s Legacy: Carving as a Catalyst for Healing.

Friday, December 1, 2023

New York Will Plant Thousands of Trees Using New Tech to Maximize Foliage Impact

The Guardian: Alexander Kobald, who developed the 3D mapping tool Tree Folio NYC with the Design Across Scales Lab and the Urban Tech Hub, explains why it focuses on individual trees and can help better direct resources.

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.

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

At the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Artists Run Free

The New York Times: A review of this year's event includes coverage of Architecture faculty Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers's "precisely choreographed exploration" of Minneapolis architecture and George Floyd's murder.

Monday, November 20, 2023

Seattle, King County Initiatives Build A Better Approach To Construction Waste

The Seattle Times: Architecture Assistant Professor Felix Heisel comments on the barriers that need to be overcome for construction material reuse to happen.

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

Thomas Heatherwick Selects Ten "Humanized" Buildings, Including AntiStatics Architecture's MaoHaus

Dezeen: Heatherwick showcases buildings that are "givers rather than takers," including MaoHaus in Beijing, China, by Assistant Professor of the Practice Martin Miller's design office.

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