Productive Frictions: Jesse LeCavalier on designing logistical possibilities

LeCavalier, an architect, urbanist, and educator shares thoughts on public life and value-integrated design practices, alternative models and trajectories for development, and questions to ask as producers of our society and surrounding landscapes.

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Morrison’s son visits campus for film screening

Ford Morrison will visit campus Nov. 9 for a film screening and discussion of “The Foreigner’s Home,” a documentary based on Morrison’s monthlong guest-curated 2006 series of cultural events at the Louvre.

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AAP Launchpad: 1 evening, 3 departments, 11 books

Join the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning on Monday, October 25, 5–7 p.m., for a special event showcasing recent books and volumes written and edited by AAP faculty. 

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Exhibit explores landscapes of letting go

An exhibit of sculptures capture the shapes and sentiments of local landscapes.

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Student-designed ‘TCAT to Trails’ map plots path to nature

Enjoy area trails, parks, natural beauty and autumnal wonder, with no need for a car: Just lace up your hiking boots and leave the driving to the TCAT bus system.

Tying quantum computing to AI prompts a smarter power grid

Fumbling to find flashlights during blackouts soon may be a memory, as quantum computing and AI may quickly solve an electric grid’s hiccups so fast, humans may not notice.

Depth of Field: Tao DuFour on We Love We Self Up Here

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning's Assistant Professor Tao DuFour, architecture, discusses his transdisciplinary, collaborative film that captures people, labor, migration, and landscape in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Columbus art explores the world’s entrenched colonialism

An art installation in Columbus, Indiana, created by two Cornell AAP professors, highlights connections among places around the world named for Christopher Columbus.

States That Prioritized Access to Water at Height of Pandemic Saved Lives

Water shutoffs for non-payment are a constant threat for millions of Americans in any given year. That risk was a deadly one during the pandemic, with access to clean water for handwashing and sanitation a proven way to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The dozens of states that implemented moratoria on water shutoffs to protect vulnerable citizens reported better public health outcomes, according to a new Cornell study.

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