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Encyclopedia > Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

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Established 1871
Type Private
Dean Mohsen Mostafavi
Faculty 49[1]
Undergraduates 515
Postgraduates 256
Location Ithaca, New York, USA
Website aap.cornell.edu

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University was established in 1871 as the School of Architecture, offering the first four-year course of study in architecture in the United States. It is currently the smallest of the seven undergraduate colleges and schools, with an undergraduate enrollment of 547 and a faculty over 60.[2][3] The college is divided into three departments: Architecture, Art and City and Regional Planning. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... Image:Mohsen MostafaviMohsen Mostafavi, an Iranian architect and educator, is currently the Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University, and the Arthur L. and Isabel B. Wiesenberger professor of architecture. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... The City of Ithaca (named for the Greek island of Ithaca) sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York State. ... NY redirects here. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Cornell University is a university located in Ithaca, New York, USA. Its two medical campuses are in New York City and Education City, Qatar. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Section of the dome of Florence Cathedral. ... The Bath, a painting by Mary Cassatt (1844–1926). ... Urban planning is concerned with the ordering and design of settlements, from the smallest towns to the worlds largest cities. ...


Cornell University's architecture department is one of the world's most highly regarded and prestigious schools of architecture and is the only department in the Ivy League to offer the Bachelors of Architecture degree. The Almanac of Architecture and Design along with Design Intelligence has consistently ranked Cornell's architecture program as number one in the nation.[4][5] The department has one of the highest endowments of any architecture program, including a 20 million dollar endowment by Cayuga County resident Ruth Price Thomas in 2002.[citation needed] Among its alumni are such pre-eminent architects as Richard Meier, B.Arch. '56, designer of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and Peter Eisenman, B.Arch, '55, founder of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York City. Richard Meier (born October 12, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey) is a late twentieth century American architect known for his use of the purist white. ... The Getty Center, seen from the Central Garden The Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, USA, is the current home of the J. Paul Getty Museum as well as a research institute, conservation institute, grant program, and leadership institute. ... Installation art by Peter Eisenman in the courtyard of Castelvecchio Museum in Verona, Italy, Entitled: Il giardino dei passi perduti, (The garden of the lost steps) Peter Eisenman (born August 11, 1932 in Newark, New Jersey) is one of the foremost practitioners of deconstructivism in American architecture. ...

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Facilities

The college occupies four buildings on the northern end of the Arts Quad. Located in Sibley Hall are the Urban and Regional Studies Department, the Architecture Departments, the Rome Program, and the Office of the Dean. The Dome of Sibley Hall holds the Fine Art Library. The Green Dragon Cafe and student lounge can be found in the basement. College of Arts & Sciences logo Cornell Universitys College of Arts and Sciences (A&S or CAS) has been part of the university since its founding, although its name has changed over time. ...


Tjaden Hall is used by the Department of Fine Arts. It houses painting, drawing, photography, and lithography studios. It also contains the art department main office and faculty offices. Rand Hall is home to studios and classrooms of the Department of Architecture. In the mid to late 2000s, Rand Hall is expected to be incorporated into Milstein Hall, a new building to be designed by award-winning architect Rem Koolhaas. Seattle Central Library, designed by OMA Rem Koolhaas (born November 17, 1944 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a Dutch architect, former journalist and screenwriter who studied architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. ...


Off-Campus Programs and Facilities

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning runs several off-campus programs. The most prominent of these is the Cornell-in Rome Program in which students from all three disciplines spend one semester in Rome studying ancient to modern practices in architecture, art, and urban planning in classes taught by regular Cornell professors as well as Rome-based experts. The program is housed at the 17th-century Palazzo Lazzaroni off of Largo di Torre Argentina. The Department of Planning also offers a winter program on sustainability in Panama, and a summer program on urban development in Brazil. [6] Largo di Torre Argentina, Temple A (to Juturna), with part of Temple B on the left. ... Sustainability is an attempt to provide the best outcomes for the human and natural environments both now and into the indefinite future. ...


Additionally, in 2006, the College opened a 5,500 square foot facility near Union Square in New York City as a work and display space as well as a venue for Cornell events. [7] Union Square Park (also known as Union Square) is an important and historic intersection in New York City, located where Broadway and the Bowery came together in the early 19th century. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ...


Degrees

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Undergraduate

  • B.Arch. - A five-year program in Architecture
  • B.F.A. - Four-year programs in either Art or Architecture
  • B.S. - Four-year programs with concentrations in either Urban and Regional Studies or History of Architecture

The Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch. ... The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Graduate

  • M.A. - In History of Architecture, Urban Development, or Historic Preservation Planning
  • M.Arch. I/II - In either Architecture or Design
  • M.F.A. - In the Creative Visual Arts
  • M.R.P. - In City and Regional Planning
  • M.S. - In Architectural Science
  • Ph.D. - In either History of Architecture and Urban Development or City and Regional Planning

A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ... The Master of Architecture (M.Arch. ... In the United States, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a terminal graduate degree in an area of visual, plastic, literary or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the bachelor level. ... The Master of Urban Planning (MUP) is a two-year academic/professional Masters degree that qualifies graduates to work as urban planners. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Doctor of Philosophy, abbreviated Ph. ...

References

  1. ^ http://www.dpb.cornell.edu/F_Factbook.htm
  2. ^ College of Architecture, Art and Planning website. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2006-06-01.
  3. ^ College of Architecture, Art and Planning courses. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2006-06-01.
  4. ^ College of Architecture, Art and Planning website. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2006-06-01.
  5. ^ Architecture program ranked number 1. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2006-06-01.
  6. ^ Department of Planning Website. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2007-03-29.
  7. ^ Cornell University Press Release. Cornell University. Retrieved on 2007-03-29.

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External links

  • College of Architecture, Art and Planning
  • Explore Cornell: Architecture, Art, and Planning
  • Milstein Hall

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