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Student designer and fiber scientists create a dress that prevents colds and a jacket that destroys noxious gases

A student designer and fiber scientists team up to make a dress that prevents colds and a jacket that destroys noxious gases. The garments were featured at the April 21 Cornell Design League fashion show. (May 1, 2007)

Cornell's 2007 solar home is taking shape, featuring a 'light canopy,' 'green' screens and adaptable sunroom

Cornell's 2007 Solar Decathlon entry, now being built, features a freestanding 'light canopy' to support the house's equipment, 'green' screens and an adaptable sunroom. (May 1, 2007)

Architecture program ranked No. 1 nationwide ... again

Cornell's Bachelor of Archiecture program has once again received the top marks in the annual survey conducted by DesignIntelligence magazine. (March 26, 2007)

Ai Weiwei literally smashes China's traditions in art and architecture

The iconoclastic conceptual artist and architect Ai Weiwei talked about his work Nov. 6 in Cornell's Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium.

Yesterday's garb helps stitch together what life was like in past eras

The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection has more than 9,000 items of apparel, dating from the 18th century to the present, as well as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costumes. It features an online catalog and 3-D photo images of highlighted items. (December 15, 2005)

Award granted to work toward developing filters against avian flu and SARS

Juan Hinestroza, assistant professor of textiles and apparel at Cornell University, has won a James D. Watson Investigator Award for $200,000 over two years from the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research to develop nanofibers capable of filtering out viruses, bacteria and hazardous nanoparticles. (November 29, 2005)

Celebrated architect Peter Eisenman to 'star' at Cornell reunion, in video, gallery and in person

Internationally renowned architect Peter Eisenman will be on campus to celebrate his 50th reunion at Cornell University this weekend. The winner of numerous architectural awards, Eisenman '54 earned his B.Arch. degree at Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning. (June 10, 2004)

Steven Holl Architects of New York wins Cornell University's design competition for new building to house Department of Architecture Holl's distinctive structure was 'absolutely the clear winner,' says university architect

Steven Holl's stunning cubic design, with its transparent and translucent facades and Cayuga Lake and Fall Creek gorge views, is the clear winner in Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning's design competition.

Carpets in schools don't compromise indoor air quality, says Cornell researcher

Carpets in schools can help the quality of indoor air by trapping contaminants and allergens, says a Cornell University indoor environmental expert. (March 19, 2001)