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$1.6M grant may turn sediment into port city pay dirt

Landscape Architecture’s Brian Davis and Sean Burkholder, University at Buffalo, received a $1.6 million grant from the Great Lakes Protection Fund for creating ecologic gold from shipping port sediment.

Designers prep for 34th annual Runway Show

The 2018 Cornell Fashion Collective Runway Show, March 10 in Barton Hall, will feature the work of 29 student designers, from a collection inspired by the human body’s inner workings to representations of feminine power and skepticism and spirituality.

Design Connect projects come to fruition in two upstate towns

Students in Design Connect collaborated with stakeholders in two upstate New York towns to provide design and planning resources.

Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain silos will be installed on Governors Island in New York City this summer.

New grad housing is living lab for heat pump study

At the Maplewood Apartments project, now under construction, Cornell engineering students will deploy heat-pump monitors to study the system viability in a severe winter climate.

Richard Meier '56 endows architecture chair in AAP

The chair of the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been endowed by renowned architect Richard Meier, B.Arch. '56.

Rand to house luminous, voluminous fine arts library

Rand Hall will be transformed over the next 18 months as the home of the Mui Ho Fine Arts Library, a state-of-the-art facility on the building's top two floors.

Textile pioneer Kinor Jiang is designer-in-residence

The College of Human Ecology will host Kinor Jiang, professor of textiles at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as designer in residence.

Alumna Margaret M. Carney named university architect

Margaret McFadden Carney, B.Arch. ’81, has been named the university architect for Cornell, announced Rick Burgess, vice president for infrastructure, properties and planning. She will begin Feb. 5.