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Students tidy campus natural areas with a ‘green up’

Members of the Society for Natural Resources Conservation and other groups tidied campus at Green Up Cornell on Oct. 13.

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CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

Cornell’s new Sustainable Landscapes Trail opens Oct. 5

Lace up your walking shoes and head to Cornell’s new Sustainable Landscapes Trail, which opens with a ceremony Friday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., at the parking lot across from the Dairy Bar on Tower Road.

Alum endows lectures honoring landscape architecture professor

Michael R. Van Valkenburgh ’73 endowed an annual memorial lecture in honor of the late Marvin I. Adleman, professor emeritus of landscape architecture.

Dance, multimedia performance to open 2018 CCA Biennial

The 2018 Cornell Council on the Arts Biennial kicks off Sept. 14-15 at the Schwartz Center with “A Meditation on Tongues” by guest artist Ni'Ja Whitson.

Design team creates an efficient little library in Buffalo

A permanent outdoor mini-library in a community garden in Buffalo was created by associate professor of architecture Caroline O’Donnell’s design firm.

Cornelliana on display at the Tang Welcome Center

Earlier this summer, Cornell opened the Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center at 616 Thurston Ave. in the renovated Noyes Lodge overlooking Beebe Lake.

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New book untangles Tuscany’s complex, hidden landscape

A new book about the Tuscany region of Italy by architecture faculty member D. Medina Lasansky uncovers overlooked aspects of the often idealized region, where food, landscape and architecture are intertwined.

Designers to unveil 'RRRolling Stones' at NYC sculpture park

A movable outdoor seating system designed by architecture faculty members Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic and made from 3D-printed concrete will be unveiled July 12 at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens.