2018 Beyer Lecture
2018 Beyer Lecture will be held at 401 Physical Sciences Building, Cornell University on April 26, 2018.
'Economimesis' a model for Sustainable Design will be presented by Lillian Woo, an economist, public policy specialist, and political consultant in state and federal campaigns.
D+EA Pursuit 2018
Eleven firms came to campus to interview our undergraduate and graduate students. Of the firms that participated, 14 DEA alumni returned to talk to current students about internships and full-time positions. Alumni also offered feedback on the state of the profession and their needs for dynamic DEA graduates, mentioning the importance of human-centered design approaches to a growing list of client needs.
CUSD Win Award for Architecture Work in Ghana
With the recent finalization of their design, Voices of African Mothers’ vision of building the school came closer to reality, and brought the NGO closer to achieving its larger mission of developing African nations through the empowerment and education of women and children. Eden Brachot ’15 is the director of marketing and outreach at VAM. To learn more, visit the Cornell Daily Sun article
2018 Explorative Environments
Student Design Competition
Propose a new design mindset combining aesthetic, meaningful, scientific, analytical, abstract, creative and experimental thinking
Deadline: December 20, 2017.
For more information: how to apply, visit 2018 Explorative Environments Student Design Competition
2017 Changemaker Award
Mardelle Shepley has been named as the 2017 Changemaker Award recipient by The Center for Health Design’s Board of Directors. Given annually at Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, the award honors individuals or organizations that have demonstrated exceptional ability to change the way healthcare facilities are designed and built, and whose work has had broad impact on the advancement of healthcare design. Recognized as a hands-on instructor, Dr. Shepley is a full-time professor at Cornell University who continues to practice architecture. She is associate director of the Cornell Institute for Health Futures. She previously served as a professor at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and was director of the TAMU Center for Health Systems & Design from 2004-2014. Mardelle is a fellow in the American Institute of Architects and the American College of Healthcare Architects and is LEED and EDAC certified.
A strong advocate and practitioner for incorporating research into projects, Dr. Shepley's teachings and practice illustrate how to tie hypothesis to design goals with the end result demonstrating the relationship between an objective and an outcome. She advocates that research is equal parts art and science, demonstrating how study hypotheses are directly related to design goals by illustrating the relationship between an objective and an outcome. As a result, her research is characterized by its translational content, generating data that can be directly applied to built projects. Learn more about the news.