In the Media

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.

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.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

NOMA Highlights Student Design Competition Winners and More at 2023 Conference

Archinect: The NOMAS Cornell team, advised by Architecture Assistant Professor Suzanne Lettieri and Design Teaching Fellow Imani Day, took home first place for their project Reclaiming Albina’s Legacy: Carving as a Catalyst for Healing.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Reframing the American Landscape

The New York Times: A profile of Art Professor Emerita Kay WalkingStick, whose exhibition of work in dialogue with paintings from the Hudson River School is currently on view at the New-York Historical Society.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

To Build an Affordable Housing Future, We Must Look to the Past

The Hill: CRP Professor Sara Bronin, currently serving as chair of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, shares a proposed new federal government policy that would encourage both rehabilitating historic housing and adapting historic buildings.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Next Progressives: The Students of Dark Matter U

Architect Magazine: This profile of students who ground and inspire DMU's work and evolution includes Architecture Strauch Fellow Sydney Maubert.

Monday, October 9, 2023

When it Comes to Urban Trees, More Isn't Always Better

Bloomberg CityLab: An op-ed by project director Alexander Kobald explores the lessons of Tree Folio NYC, which offers new tools to better understand and quantify the local impact of urban trees. 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.

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Climate Change is a Fiscal Disaster for Local Governments − Our Study Shows How It's Testing Communities in Florida

The Conversation: CRP Assistant Professor Linda Shi coauthored this study of how sea-level rise affects municipal tax revenues and whether coastal planners and managers are accounting for these fiscal impacts.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Where the Artists Are Present — and In Charge

The New York Times Style Magazine: This feature story on the impact of artist-run galleries includes the work of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, cofounded by Art Assistant Professor Leeza Meksin.

Monday, October 2, 2023

The 2023 Bethel Woods Art and Architecture Festival in Woodstock Invites Students to Take the Groovy Way

The Architect's Newspaper: Installations showcased work created by faculty and students including Architecture Visiting Critics Dillon Pranger and Christopher Battaglia, Raihaan Bose (B.Arch. '26), Weizi Song (M.Arch. '25), Kayla Soler (M.Arch. '25), Yicheng Yuan (B.Arch. '27), and Neal Lucas Hitch (M.S. MDC '24).

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Leading Educators: Q&A with Milton Curry

The Architect's Newspaper: Curry, Senior Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Engagement and architecture faculty at AAP, shares his thoughts on architectural education and goals for the future.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Wu Unveils Plans to Revamp Boston's Decades-Old Rules for What Can Be Built Where

The Boston Globe: The overhaul will be guided by a report from CRP Professor Sara C. Bronin, founder of the National Zoning Atlas project, which suggests reversing the city’s neighborhood-specific zoning and culling the code to 500 pages, creating a mixed-use zoning district, and emphasizing growth and additional housing near MBTA stations.

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.

Friday, September 15, 2023

Cornell's Jenny Sabin Awarded the 2023 Rippmann Memorial Prize by DigitalFUTURES

Bustler: Sabin was recognized for standing "at the forefront of a new direction for 21st-century architectural practice — one that investigates the intersections of architecture and science and applies insights and theories from biology and mathematics to the design of responsive material structures and ecological spatial interventions for diverse audiences."

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