In the summer of 1985, Jeffrey Chusid was offered an opportunity that would change his life. He was teaching architecture in a summer program for high school students at the University of Southern California when a call came in; Harriet Freeman, the elderly owner of a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, needed a tenant.
A gift of $250,000 from Hans (B.Arch. ’80) and Roger ’78 Strauch will enable the Department of Architecture at Cornell’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning to continue offering studios focused on sustainable design led by prominent visiting faculty.
The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.