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New residence halls save energy with eco-friendly features

Toni Morrison Hall and Ganędagǫ: Hall – two newly opened student residential buildings – were designed and built in line with Cornell’s high standards for green infrastructure, a critical component to advancing the campus goal of carbon neutrality by 2035.

Long commutes, home crowding tied to COVID transmission

Neighborhoods that had populations with predominantly longer commute times to work – from about 40 minutes to an hour – were more likely to become infectious disease hotspots, according to new research.

Anderson named faculty director of Cornell AAP's Bachelor of Architecture Program

Sean Anderson (B.Arch./B.S. HAUD '96) joins the Department of Architecture at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning as Associate Professor and incoming Director of the B.Arch. Program.

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Library acquires Irene Castle collection

The archives of silent film icon Irene Castle have found a home in Cornell University Library's rare and distinctive collections.

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Software tool breathes life into post-COVID office airflow

As offices spring back to life, interior space designers and architects will soon have an easy planning tool to efficiently diagram workplace airflow.

Bridging worlds

Caroline O'Donnell, Cornell AAP's incoming architecture chair, on the discipline's unique ability to shape-shift as design interfaces with environmental conditions, performance, and modes of communication.

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Bronin nominated to chair U.S. historic preservation council

Sara Bronin, an incoming faculty member in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and a leading voice on historic preservation law and related land-use practices, was recently nominated to chair the U.S. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

Recycling next-generation solar panels fosters green planet

Designing a recycling strategy for a new generation of photovoltaic solar cells will add a strong dose of environmental friendliness to a green industry.

AAP explores ‘How will we live together?’ at Venice Biennale

The College of Architecture, Art and Planning is represented in several pavilions and events at the prestigious, six-month exhibition, which seeks “a new spatial contract.”