Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Cornell AAP Faculty and Alumni Respond to the Venice Architecture Biennale's Call to Reflect and Reimagine

Exploring themes of decolonization and decarbonization, the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by architect and scholar Lesley Lokko, centers the work of Africa and the African diaspora.

Monday, May 15, 2023

Multi-College Scholars Think Deeply About Cities

The College of Arts & Sciences reports on two cross-disciplinary graduate courses taught this year as part of Cornell's Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities program.

Monday, May 15, 2023

Real Estate Education at a Ground Level in London and Miami

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate graduate students and faculty trekked far beyond the Ithaca campus for firsthand looks at current and shifting trends in urban development and the real estate industry in London, England, and Miami, Florida.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Einaudi Seed Grants Finding Fertile Soil

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies announced new awards and recaps the accomplishments of previous recipients, including support to Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities Director Victoria Beard to launch the first-ever Global Survey of City Leaders.

Monday, May 1, 2023

Embodied Power at the River's Edge: Reimagining Indian Point

How do you solve a problem like a massive decommissioned nuclear power plant only 35 miles north of New York City with no clear future use? This semester, an architecture option studio at the Cornell Gensler Family AAP NYC Center is tackling this very question, imagining an evolution for the facility rather than a demolition.

Monday, April 24, 2023

In Practice with Ava Leeser (B.F.A. '23)

Undergraduate art student Ava Leeser (B.F.A. '23) shares thoughts on her time at Cornell AAP and making work for her recent exhibition titled blue, a series of oil paintings focused on the interplay between the feminine experience, perception, memory, distortion, and realism in figurative representation.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Making Sense of the Parisian Scooter Ban

CRP Assistant Professor Nicholas Klein shares insights into public perceptions of improper scooter parking concerning accessibility and aesthetic tidiness with recommendations for cities with scooters to create community-driven policies to address the issue.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Research In Action: Planning With, Not For, Informal Settlement Communities

Urban sustainability expert Charity Mumbi Mwangi is a programs officer at Slum Dwellers International–Kenya, part of a community-led international network focused on improving the lives of people living in informal settlements. This semester, Mwangi is in residence with the Cornell Mui Ho Center for Cities as a Visiting Scholar, sharing knowledge and building on a growing partnership between the two organizations working toward urban change.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Shapeshifters: Can Buildings Behave Like Organisms?

The Cornell Chronicle reports researchers, including Architecture faculty Jenny Sabin and Sasa Zivkovic, will use a $3 million NSF grant to reimagine the convergence of architecture and biology.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate - Find Your Path

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate graduate student Christopher A. Browne '23 gives his take on the program and what it's meant for his life path, from a catastrophic past to an effervescent future.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate - Develop Your Infrastructure

Cornell Baker Program in Real Estate graduate student Roshy Chhillar '23 speaks about the program and how it fits with her life and future, and how she hopes to leverage her education and experience in the industry.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Service-Learning Helps Students Help Communities

In a Cornell Chronicle interview about a new book covering the topic, Rebecca Morgenstern Brenner cites a project with CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi that examined equity in floodplain buyback programs.

Monday, April 3, 2023

Tatiana Bilbao: Architecture as a Primary Form of Care

This year's L. Michael Goldsmith Lecture returns to New York City on April 19 and will be given by Mexico City-based architect Tatiana Bilbao. In advance of the event, Bilbao shares insight into her approach to design and the priorities that drive her practice.

Friday, March 24, 2023

Sustainable Action Lectures Address Flooding, Environmental Justice

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability posts information to the Cornell Chronicle about their new collaborative lecture series, which includes CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi exploring how cooperative-owned housing in New York City can adapt to and mitigate flood risks.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Real Time: A Symposium on the Architecture of Packets, Pixels, and Neurons

From realtime visualization in video games to realtime urban monitoring, advances in computer, communication, and media technologies offer exciting new possibilities while raising urgent questions. Hear artists, designers, and scholars explore them.

Monday, March 20, 2023

Dragon Day "Moving Mural" Hides a Secret

The Cornell Chronicle previews plans for this year's dragon, designed and built by first-year architecture students and paraded around the Arts Quad the day before spring break.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Graduate Students in Real Estate Grow HBCU Case Competition and Launch a Summit

The Philip Payton Society for Minority Real Estate Professionals, which includes student leaders Alexis Marquez and Nina Borja (both M.R.P. '23), Christian LeBlanc (M.P.S. RE '24), Christopher Browne (M.P.S. RE '23), and Ariadne Billy and Alvieno Stinson (both M.P.S. RE/M.R.P. '23), aims to increase diversity in the real estate and built environment professions.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Dragon! Dragon! Dragon! Joyful Jamboree Is a Big Red Rite of Spring

Cornellians reviews the history of this rite of passage for first-year architecture students in advance of this year's March festivities.

Monday, March 13, 2023

Panel Explores Architectural Innovations in Rural China

An article shared via the Cornell Chronicle highlights Preston H. Thomas Memorial Symposium opening events hosted by the Cornell China Center in Beijing earlier this March.

Monday, March 6, 2023

Following a Thread Toward Joy: Spring 2023 Teiger Mentor in the Arts Wells Chandler

In advance of his March 23 lecture at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP), Art Department faculty member Wells Chandler shares insights into his studio practice and approach to pedagogy, both of which seek to offer liberating safety and intense delight.

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