Exhibit explores landscapes of letting go

October 14, 2021 Cornell University 0

Inspired by the geomorphology of the Finger Lakes region, June B. W. Szabo’s exhibit “Landscape Sculptures: Conversations with Land and Water” features wood-and-copper sculptures exploring themes of loss, the temporal nature of place, and decay as a means of renewal. The exhibit runs through January 2022 at Cornell University’s Mann Read More


The value of creativity

October 10, 2021 University of New South Wales 0

When it comes to creativity, it’s hard to articulate precisely what it is, though many of us would lament that we simply do not have ‘it’. While we might think that creativity is something only a special few are gifted with, that might not necessarily be the case. “I think Read More


Tool for predicting pedestrian flow expands its reach

October 8, 2021 MIT 0

When urban development takes place, a traffic impact assessment is often needed before a project is approved: What will happen to auto traffic if a new apartment building or business complex is constructed, or if a road is widened? On the other hand, new developments affect foot traffic as well Read More


Volpe project prepares for design phase

October 7, 2021 MIT 0

Ten years into a comprehensive process to reimagine the 14-acre Volpe parcel in Kendall Square, MIT has a Cambridge-approved master plan and is preparing to advance specific design proposals for the mixed-use development. Getting to this point required extensive public review, which led to city approvals for a rezoning of Read More


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

September 27, 2021 Cornell University 0

Cornell AAP presents the first iteration of Depth of Field, a short video with Assistant Professor Tao DuFour, architecture, who discusses his transdisciplinary, collaborative film that captures labor, migration, and landscape in Trinidad and Tobago through the history, experiences, and stories of a small group of people. Produced by Louis Lu Read More


Predicting building emissions across the US

September 21, 2021 MIT 0

The United States is entering a building boom. Between 2017 and 2050, it will build the equivalent of New York City 20 times over. Yet, to meet climate targets, the nation must also significantly reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its buildings, which comprise 27 percent of the nation’s Read More