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Good bones: Students revive historic building in Waterloo, NY

In fall 2020, the village of Waterloo, New York, asked Cornell design students how to transform a deteriorating 1890s building into an art center. By December, they had delivered.

AAP team develops sustainable building simulation method

A team from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has put forth a new sustainability framework for injecting as much information as possible into the pre-design and early design phases of a project.

NSF challenges Cornell to tame winter, natural disasters

In partnership with New York community groups, Cornell researchers are developing a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to help emergency response.  

March 8 event to elevate women artists on Wikipedia

Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon uses the power of research to celebrate the lives and works of underrepresented women artists.

Around Cornell

New Cornell Tech course helping cities reboot

Finding innovative solutions for cities’ most pressing problems is a primary goal of the new Urban Tech Hub, part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech.

Architect Peter Robinson creates, protects Black spaces

The visiting critic discusses the importance of social design shaped by community partnerships, and a collaboration with AAP students and Black high schoolers in Brooklyn.

Gensler family endows, names Cornell AAP NYC program

A $10 million gift to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning has been given to the college by a multi-generational Cornellian family to name and permanently fund its NYC program.

NYS can achieve 2050 carbon goals with Earth’s help

By delving into scientific and economic data, Cornell engineers have examined whether New York could achieve a statewide carbon-neutral economy by 2050. Their finding: Yes – and with five years to spare.

Architect Martin Miller: taming complexity with digital tools

Architect Martin Miller discusses computational design techniques from artificial intelligence to robotic fabrication, and the fast pace of working on projects in China, collaboration and creativity, and his advice to students.