Return of the dragon: Two-headed beast revives Dragon Day

Scrapped twice by the pandemic, Dragon Day is set to return April 1 with architecture students collaborating to parade through campus a two-headed “scrap dragon” built from recycled materials.

Enrollment now open for Summer Session 2022

Students are invited to enroll now for Cornell’s Summer Session where they can earn up to 15 credits. Courses are offered online, on campus and around the world in three-, six- and eight-week sessions between May 31 and August 2, 2022.

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Looking at After, Cornell Journal of Architecture Vol. 12

After follows a pandemic-related delay but continues the tradition of showing boundary-pushing work from faculty, students, alumni, and visitors in the Department of Architecture.

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Sharing history: The AAP Alumni Archive

Generously supported by alumna Mui Ho (B.Arch.'66), the new AAP Alumni Archive is built on her belief in the importance of community connections across time.

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New 3D body-mapping tech helps consumers, the environment

The technology, developed in the Department of Human Centered Design, aims to improve the fit and design of clothing and increase the sustainability of online shopping.

Remembering Frances M. "Franny" Shloss (B.Arch. '45), 1923–2022

From uniquely challenging beginnings as an architecture student to her enduring dedication to her alma mater, AAP remembers Franny Shloss by her legacy of determination, generosity, and her artist's soul.

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Unbuild better: a Collegetown case study in deconstruction

A project led by Felix Heisel and community partners is investigating deconstruction’s potential as a more sustainable alternative to building demolition, a source of significant waste that contributes to climate change.

Architecture breaks ground at 150 years

On the occasion of the Department of Architecture's sesquicentennial, a transdisciplinary slate of leading scholars and designers — from indigenous geographers and storytellers, to architecture and landscape historians and critics, and leaders of contemporary architecture practice and pedagogy — will join Breaking Ground(s) a series of conversations that intersect at the notion of ground. Or, grounds.

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Exhibition features pioneering erotic magazine

On Our Backs' first decade highlighted by library show.

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