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.
A research team led by Leslie Lok, assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, relied on mixed-reality technology to design and assemble the installation utilizing salvaged barn wood and hollow-core construction.
Examples of how community-engaged learning projects can address community needs were showcased during a virtual forum on Nov. 17. The projects demonstrate the College of Human Ecology’s Engaged College Initiative, a partnership between the college and the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement that supports learning with a community engagement component.
The Laidlaw scholars at Cornell are diving into a world of research. Over the first summer of the program, 24 Cornellians selected for the prestigious international program completed research projects on topics ranging from migration and big data to entomology, engineering communications and animal science.