Prof. Joel Sanders, architecture, Yale University, encouraged students to address the divide between the fields of landscape and architecture and consider the potential of unifying the two topics at a lecture Wednesday.
There seems to be some serious soul-searching going on at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which runs till November 25. Arts and Entertainment Editor Daveen Koh '14 thinks the shift in focus from architectural innovation to urban activism is timely.
The artistic conscience of Pritzker Prize winner Richard Meier ’57, the architect behind Cornell’s Weill Hall, is revealed at Hartell Gallery in Sibley Dome. Samantha Myers ‘15 is intrigued by Meier’s stark white, modern architecture and his colorful, rustic art.
New York Magazine’s architectural critic on Sunday called newly-released plans for Cornell NYC Tech’s campus “inert and forbidding,” saying the project lacks creativity and borrows too much from the architect’s earlier works.
Sam Green, an Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker, will present his newest “live documentary,” The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, at Cornell Cinema Saturday night alongside rock band Yo La Tengo. The Sun spoke over the phone with Green about the “live documentary” experience, journalism’s decline, The Weather Underground’s Bill Ayers and the magic of Cornell Cinema.
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Milstein Hall LEED Gold certification in recognition of its achievements in sustainability, design and efficient operational standards, the University announced on Aug. 23.
After competitively screening close to 40 of the top architecture firms in the world, the University announced Tuesday that it has selected Thom Mayne of the firm Morphosis to design the first academic building for the New York City tech campus on Roosevelt Island.
After just 66.7 percent of the students entering the College of Architecture, Art and Planning in 2003 graduated — the lowest rate for all colleges that year — AAP took several measures to improve its graduation rate.