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Design and Planning Club joins students with diverse interests on common project goals

Students in architecture, engineering, city planning and other design-based fields are working together in Cornell's Design and Planning Club on community-based outreach projects and design competitions. (Oct. 1, 2009)

Interior design now has a language all its own

The interior design field now has a language of its own, thanks to Professor Jan Jennings, who has spearheaded an online database for contemporary design that includes a new vocabulary. (Aug. 26, 2009)

Dragon Day ends in flames, but the dragon remains

Cornell's 108th annual Dragon Day on March 13 featured the usual parade through campus and ritual burning, but this year the dragon survived thanks to state environmental regulations. (March 13, 2009)

Clean, white, open spaces and lots of light: Weill Hall opens for business

With great expectations, the $162 million, 263,000-square-foot building designed by architect Richard Meier will open officially in October, though key residents are starting to move in this month. (June 6, 2008)

Engineering's phoenix rises once again to revive a Dragon Day tradition

Engineering students revived the tradition of creating a phoenix float to confront the dragon as it passed the Engineering Quad on Dragon Day 2008. (March 14, 2008)

Architecture studio to visit 2010 World Cup sites in Johannesburg, South Africa

A Cornell Master in Architecture program studio will visit the 2010 World Cup sites in conjunction with their design projects addressing the challenges of a global event for its host country.

Alumni, faculty reflect on two decades of cultural immersion and interdisciplinary study

Cornell in Rome alumni, faculty and current students alike say the program provides an exceptional experience and opportunity to learn and grow, personally and as artists, urban planners and architects. (May 3, 2007)

Revisiting history and contemplating the modern, Roman style

Cornell in Rome alumni revisited familiar historic sites and saw contemporary additions to the city as part of the program's 20th anniversary activities. (May 3, 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)