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NYC-based landscape architecture course a first

This past summer, Cornell landscape architecture students examined complicated redevelopment questions regarding post-industrial sites in New York City and designed their own projects.

Student, landscape architects create 1967 fire memorial

A new memorial in the center of campus serves as a contemplative reminder of eight students and a professor who died in a tragic fire in 1967.

AAP-Cornell Tech partnership crosses disciplinary boundaries

The College of Architecture, Art and Planning is partnering with Cornell Tech on a pilot program that sends master’s students in matter design computation to the New York City campus for a semester. 

Six projects receive Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards

This year’s Innovative Teaching and Learning Award winners will give Cornell students a host of new opportunities and experiences, thanks to faculty grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.

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Go ‘Wild at Cornell’ with artist, plant stylist Hilton Carter

Plant stylist Hilton Carter will talk about transforming living spaces into green landscapes in “Wild at Cornell,” the Cornell Botanic Gardens’ Hamilton Lecture, Oct. 9 in Statler Auditorium. A plant give-away for students is Oct. 3.

New Mui Ho Fine Arts Library inspires by design

With more than 100,000 books arranged in a structural mass of mezzanine shelves and walkways, the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library in the renovated Rand Hall is open for browsing.

Global urban water scarcity endures as a ‘daily reality’

More than 40% of residents in 15 cities in the “global south” – developing nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America – still lack quality, affordable water that can be piped into dwellings.

Grant to help Warner study public health in rural planning

Mildred Warner, M.S. ’85, Ph.D. ’97, professor of city and regional planning, has secured a $500,000 grant from the USDA to extend her work on multigenerational planning in rural areas.

Architecture team wins design funding from Epic Games

Three architecture faculty received funding from Epic Games Inc. in support of their work on Virtual Places, a project to adapt the company’s VR gaming engine for architectural and urban design.