Stories

Thursday, June 13, 2024

New Trustees to Join Cornell Board in July

Douglas Eisenberg (B.S. URS '93), who also currently serves as cochair of the AAP Advisory Council, is among seven new trustees elected to four-year terms beginning July 1.


Friday, May 31, 2024

Empower the Next Generation of Creative Leaders

Hear from students first-hand as they share the life-changing impact scholarship funds can have on expanding access and supporting the creative capacities of each and every AAP student.


Thursday, April 25, 2024

Designing with an Eye Toward the Past, Present, and Future

Learn more about the long career, building designs, and master plans of award-winning architect and educator Alan Chimacoff ('63, B.Arch. '64) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, April 1, 2024

AAP Announces New Annual Strauch Early Career Fellow Appointment

Thanks to the generosity of decades-long alumni supporters Hans (B.Arch. '80) and Roger Strauch ('78), the college continues to increase the accessibility of academic careers to emerging scholars and practitioners in the disciplines of architecture, art, and planning.


Monday, March 25, 2024

Announcing: Playing Place — Board Games, Popular Culture, Space edited by Chad Randl and D. Medina Lasansky

A love of board games combined with an interest in exploring their larger cultural implications inspired this collection of insightful essays by contributors drawn from across Cornell's campus, alumni, and beyond.


Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Art of Seeing

Learn more about the work and career of award-winning artist Ellen Buselli (B.F.A. '74) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, February 12, 2024

Reshaping Steel and Public Perception

Learn more about the work and career of Mark Gibian (B.F.A./B.A. '79) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, January 22, 2024

Spring 2024: Your Essential Guide to the Semester Ahead

After a winter break to regroup and recharge, the 2024 spring semester begins with a flurry of activity that will introduce new classes and workshops, showcase exemplary creativity and research, and bring a roster of exciting guests to AAP campuses in Ithaca, Rome, and New York City.


Tuesday, January 2, 2024

For Two Cornellian Pals, Art Meets Life — Now in Book Form

Jonathan "JJ" Manford (B.F.A. '06) is the subject of Gordon Sander's ('72, B.A. '73) new book Rooms, set to be published by a small Latvian art press this month, according to Cornell Chronicle.


Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Embrace Lifelong Learning, Pollack Tells December Grads

The Cornell Chronicle showcases Roberto Amador (B.Arch. '24), who was among 600 graduates honored at a December recognition ceremony and who said his Cornell education inspired him to consider how people influence and are influenced by physical spaces.


Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Expanding Access, Supporting Education for All

Cornell AAP's recently launched fundraising initiative marks 150 years of academic and creative excellence and looks toward a more accessible, more affordable future for the college.


Monday, October 2, 2023

A Fearless Entrepreneur

Learn more about the work and career of Price Arana (B.F.A. '86) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Thursday, August 24, 2023

A Bold, Buoyant View of Color

Learn more about the work and career of Japanese American artist Amie Cunat (M.F.A. '12) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, August 21, 2023

Gaining Ground, Looking Forward: Fall 2023 Semester Highlights at AAP

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) kicks off the semester energized by the addition of new leadership and faculty, advances across the departments, and exciting opportunities presented by innovative courses, cross-disciplinary initiatives, and special events.


Thursday, August 17, 2023

Cornell Joins Nationwide Free-Expression Initiative

Cornell University is among 13 higher-education institutions nationwide that have joined the Citizens & Scholars Campus Call for Free Expression, a commitment by a diverse group of college presidents to spotlight the principles of critical inquiry and civic discourse on their campuses.


Monday, August 14, 2023

Throwing Shade: Model Maps NYC Street Trees' Cooling Benefits

Under the project direction of Associate Director Alexander Kobald, Tree Folio NYC: Equitable and Effective Urban Shade models the city's trees and simulates how local conditions influence their shading benefits, the Cornell Chronicle reports. The project was developed with students and funding from the Design Across Scales Lab, led by AAP Dean J. Meejin Yoon (B.Arch. '95), and the Urban Tech Hub, part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech.


Tuesday, August 1, 2023

"Design Tech" Exemplifies Cornell's Ethos of Creativity and Collaboration

In a Cornellians post by President Martha E. Pollack, she outlines the ways the new department and master's program will explore cutting-edge ways to meet human needs and more.


Tuesday, July 25, 2023

New Leadership and Faculty Join AAP

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning announces new leadership and faculty ahead of the fall 2023 semester.


Friday, July 14, 2023

Preserving Progressive Planning

Learn more about AAP Professor Emeritus Pierre Clavel's (CRP Ph.D. '66) career and dedication to progressive planning in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Friday, July 7, 2023

Hankering for a High-End Chair? Two Recent Grads Have the Goods

Cornellians profiles David Rosenwasser and Jeremy Bilotti (both B.Arch. '18), who together run Rarify—an online high-end furniture business with a growing presence on social media.


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