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Students design, build sustainable house in Nicaragua

About 50 students involved with the Cornell University Sustainable Design group are working to research, design and build an affordable sustainable model home in Nicaragua.


Digitized 'readers' shed light on 1970s activism

Emeritus Professor Pierre Clavel has digitized documents detailing the work of 1970s urban planning activists in several American cities.

$1.4M Mellon grant will support urbanism seminars

A $1.4 million Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant will fund a Cornell pilot program of seminars in architecture, urbanism and the humanities. Six semesters of seminars will begin in spring 2014.

Leo Villareal's 'Cosmos' to glow at Johnson Museum

Artist Leo Villareal's light installation at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art will give viewers a constantly changing experience from vantage points on campus and the city of Ithaca. (Oct. 18, 2012)

Richard Meier lectures during AAP visit

Richard Meier '56, B.Arch. '57, returned to campus Oct. 17 and reflected on his architectural and artistic work, met with architecture students and gave a public lecture.

Jenny Sabin designs innovative textile pavilion for Nike

Assistant professor of architecture Jenny Sabin has designed a pavilion for Nike in New York City using photo-luminescent, solar-active and reflective threads, inspired by the company's new footwear. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Milstein Hall earns LEED Gold certification

With its innovative sustainable design features including chilled beams, radiant heating and a green roof, Milstein Hall has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Design students' vision to help grow European Web ventures

A concept devised this spring by Cornell students to provide a support network for budding online entrepreneurs is on its way to becoming a reality in Europe. (Aug. 6, 2012)

Students offer design suggestions for tech campus

In class projects, landscape architecture and real estate students teamed up to create designs of the built environment for the CornellNYC Tech campus. (April 30, 2012)