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.

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.

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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

A Preservation Pioneer

Read about Constance W. Ramirez's (Ph.D. CRP '75) distinguished career in historic preservation, urban planning and design, education, and public service in the AAP Alumni Archive.

Monday, April 24, 2023

Planning and Policies that Strengthen the Black Community

Explore Sigmund Shipp's (Ph.D. CRP '92) work to understand and improve Black communities in the AAP Alumni Archive.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

To Promote Exercise, Planners Must Look Beyond Cities

The Cornell Chronicle reports on research by CRP Professor Mildred Warner and Xue Zhang (M.S. '16, Ph.D. '19) which demonstrated that planners should work to broaden transportation options and promote recreation services in suburban and rural communities.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Spring 2023 at AAP: Collaboration in Action

While the fall semester showcased the inspiration and new ways of thinking to be found in dialogue among passionate collaborators across disciplines, with the turn toward spring AAP celebrates results: new departments, degrees, classes, and faculty.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Cornell AAP Professor Sara Bronin Confirmed by U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Appointed by President Biden, Bronin will lead the agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of national historic resources and advises the President and Congress on federal historic preservation policy.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

There Grows the Neighborhood: Partnership with the Sweet Water Foundation Transforms Students' Understanding of Urban Renewal

Students traveled to Chicago & Detroit this semester for a series of critical collaborations co-led by AAP faculty and the Sweet Water Foundation, an organization dedicated to regenerative urban development cofounded by Emmanuel Pratt (B.Arch. '99).

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Cornell, Global Partners Discuss the Next "Grand Challenge"

The Cornell Chronicle reports on the two-day "Global Grand Challenges Symposium: Frontiers and the Future," which brought together more than 300 faculty, staff, and students — including CRP Professor Victoria Beard for a panel on water.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Yoon Reappointed Dean of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Dean J. Meejin Yoon has been appointed to a second five-year term as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University.

Monday, November 14, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once

In the final post in this SC Johnson College BusinessFeed series, Acting Chair of the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate Suzanne Lanyi Charles notes that the department has a mission to educate transformational real estate practitioners.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Projects to Support NYS Economy, Farms, Communities

The Cornell Chronicle reports that new USDA grants will fund dozens of research projects across Cornell, including one led by CRP Professor Mildred Warner focused on rural planning.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Local Floodplain Home Buyouts Can Inform Federal Plans

Cornell researchers, including CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi, and students examined five different jurisdictions which offer insight into how buyouts can be more effectively implemented, the Cornell Chronicle notes.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Redressing the Balance: Equitable Approaches to Sustainable Real Estate

In part three of the BusinessFeed series on climate change and real estate, CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi says that environmental justice for communities requires decision-makers to look at a far broader picture than just energy efficiency.

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