Renovations to revitalize Sibley Dome as vibrant hub for AAP

Featuring a “hanging” auditorium, commons area and program facilities, the adaptive reuse project celebrates the 1902 building's historic elements while giving it new life within the College of Architecture, Art and Planning.

Collaboration reimagines shopping mall as wellness hub

Faculty and students joined community members, nonprofit leaders and Cayuga Health System representatives April 12-13 to explore a new vision for The Shops at Ithaca Mall focused on health equity.

Workbook tackles injustice – and carbon – in built environment

Led by College of Architecture, Art and Planning experts, “Embodying Justice in the Built Environment: Circularity in Practice” seeks to help communities center justice principles while implementing sustainability strategies.

Billie Faircloth to join Cornell faculty in January 2025

Celebrated designer and pioneer in transdisciplinary, practice-based research, Faircloth, FAIA, will join Cornell as Associate Professor in AAP’s Department of Architecture and as a Cornell Atkinson Scholar and Senior Faculty Fellow at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.

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Architectural-art installation takes center stage at Coachella

“Monarchs: A House in Six Parts,” a towering architectural-art installation designed by Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic, assistant professors of architecture, is featured at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

Community-engaged research gets boost from new grants

A multidisciplinary project to design a new facility and community garden for the Enfield Food Distribution Center – which has seen demand skyrocket since 2020 – is among eight teams of Cornell faculty, students and community partners to receive Engaged Research Grants from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. 

Democracy problems: Jae Shin and Damon Rich on HECTOR's design practice

Visiting AAP NYC architecture faculty Shin and Rich of the Newark, New Jersey-based firm HECTOR share thoughts on democratizing urban design and how they have learned from the US tradition of popular education.

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'Playing Place — Board Games, Popular Culture, Space' released

A love of board games combined with an interest in exploring their larger cultural implications inspired this collection of insightful essays by contributors drawn from across Cornell's campus, alumni, and beyond.

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Enrollment now open for Summer Session 2024

Summer Session, part of Cornell’s School of Continuing Education, is open to Cornell students, students from other universities and adult learners who wish to earn up to 15 credits. 

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