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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‘Art and Architecture of Migration and Discrimination’ released

Following their co-taught Mellon seminar, Cornell faculty Akcan and Dadi announce the release of their edited volume of essays on the art and architecture of partitions, migrations, arrivals, experiences, and global conditions from the 20th century to the present.

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Architecture students set to spread wings on Dragon Day

The annual Dragon Day parade on March 29 is expected to feature a grunge-inspired Dragon designed by first-year architecture students to expand and contract before fully unfurling its wings on the Arts Quad.

Digital campus guide makes Cornell Tech more accessible

Cornell Tech has launched a new digital guide highlighting the many cultural attributes of its campus on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies.