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What is the architecture studio experience like?

Design studios at each level immerse students in design culture, helping them develop the skills and intellectual tools to solve problems. Students learn to communicate ideas through models and graphics. Our studios encourage exploration, iteration, and collaboration. Our students learn from their peers, as well as p…

Can non-majors take architecture and art studios?

Non-AAP students who wish to take architecture or art studios can do so, however, there may be studio space limitations. Students who are very interested in taking AAP studios can consider officially declaring a minor in art or architecture.

Why are architecture, art and planning all in the same college?

In a recent communication from AAP’s dean, Meejin Yoon, she writes, “Scholarship that creates new knowledge, research that enables innovations, art that prompts new questions, and design that constructs new possibilities, architecture, art, and planning are not only relevant, but crucial to shaping and addressing many…

Do Cornell AAP students have the opportunity to participate in research?

Yes! Our students conduct research individually and some work with faculty across the university. A current BFA student is passionate about politics and researches our current political climate to make artwork that can impact those who view it. A current urban and regional studies student has research interests in Af…

What can students do after graduating from the urban and regional studies program?

Popular minors and concurrent degree options for Urban and Regional Studies (URS) students include Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Landscape Architecture, Government, etc. URS graduates have gone on to law school, medical school, graduate programs in planning and design - but as many students go right into th…

Do all architectural students have an opportunity to do a semester in both Rome and in NYC if they want to? Are they able to take part in other abroad programs offered through Cornell?

Yes! All Architecture students currently spend a semester in Rome. Many also go to New York City for a semester during their 4th or 5th year, especially if their thesis is related to NYC in some way. For Rome, students are assigned which semester in the 3rd year they will go. NYC requires an application. Rome and NYC…

Does Cornell AAP offer a 4+2 program?

No, we do not. We only have a 5-year professional undergraduate program here at Cornell, culminating in the bachelor of architecture (B.Arch.) degree. Earning the B.Arch. means that students do not need to earn a master’s degree in order to become a licensed architect in the US. There's also no difference in starting …

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