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Mellon grant extends collaborative seminar series

An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant of $1.1 million will extend the interdisciplinary seminar series Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, established in 2014.

Planning chair and scholar Susan Christopherson dies

Professor and chair of city and regional planning Susan Christopherson, known for her scholarly work and expertise on regional economic development, died Dec. 14, 2016, following a battle with cancer. She was 69.

Film shows student design proposals for Polish estate

Reimagining a future for a neglected rural estate in Poland once in Ann Michel '77's family, students in a fall 2015 architecture design studio are featured in her documentary "Reversing Oblivion."

Layered paint and propaganda: Mellon seminar visits Cuba

Students in a Mellon collaborative studies seminar in architecture, urbanism and the humanities spent eight days in Cuba this semester to study the island's changing politics and environment.

Architecture meets mythology in opera by Patrick Braga '17

Patrick Braga '17 combines his interests in urban planning, music and the architecture of Le Corbusier in his second opera, "Eyes That Do Not See," Nov. 11 in Milstein Hall.

'Goldwater' explores former Roosevelt Island landmark

The "Goldwater: Autopsy of a Hospital" exhibition in Milstein Hall, features photography of the Roosevelt Island landmark that stood on the site of the Cornell Tech campus.

Architecture students study city-nature boundary in Bogotá

A group of architecture graduate students traveled to Colombia to study the city of Bogota’s natural boundary with adjacent mountains and suggest sustainable solutions for this part of the city.

With drones abuzz, 'THE BEACON' takes shape in Philadelphia

Jenny Sabin and collaborator Peter Lloyd Jones debuted their progressive experimental design installation "THE BEACON" Oct. 6, continuing over 10 days at the DesignPhiladelphia 2016 exposition.

Symposium explores contemporary Indian architectural practice

The annual Preston Thomas Symposium, Oct. 13–15, will focus on India and feature guest speakers and the release of professor of architecture Mary Woods' new book, "Women Architects in India."