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Student Work Collection Database: Phase I

The Student Work Collection represents over eight decades of The Cooper Union's experimental, influential approach to architectural education. The material encompasses analog image, text, and audio records as well as born-digital media that document more than 4,500 projects by over 1,500 students from the 1930s through the present are now available via a free, public website at archswc.cooper.edu . Phase I includes the Collection's approximately 20,000 analog records dating from the 1930s to 2000. This work highlights the architectural pedagogy that distinguishes The Cooper Union as preeminent in the education of architects.

Image: Michaela Frühwirth. Design II, Spring 1998. Analysis: Palladio, Villa Emo
Faculty News
Nader Tehrani, Arch dean/fac/NADAAA principal | Article | “Rikers replacement process begins as New York issues RFPs,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 19, 2019

John Hejduk, AR ’50/Arch dean/fac emeritus (deceased) | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Diana Agrest, Arch fac | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Lydia Kallipoliti, Arch fac | Article | “Contaminating the Red Planet: On biocontainment and the origins of life,” Moving to Mars: Design for the Red Planet, Design Museum, 2019, London

David Gersten, AR ’91, Arch fac | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Elizabeth O’Donnell, AR ’83/Arch fac | Featured | “Why The Elevator Shaft Was Invented Before The Elevator, YOUTUBE, November 18, 2019
Sue Gussow, Arch fac | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Peter Eisenman, Arch fac | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Farzin Lotfi-Jam, Arch fac | Featured | “AN rounds up our must-reads for this fall,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 16, 2019

Will Shapiro, AR ’13/Arch fac | Lecture | “AI and Sensemaking: Human-Centered Design in the Age of Abundant Data,” Center for Architecture, December 16, 2019, NYC

Steven Hillyer, AR ’90/Arch staff | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” DEZEEN, November 21, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019
Alumni News
Daniel Libeskind, AR ’70 | Article | “Where Do Giant Christmas Tree Stars Go When They Die?,” GOTHAMIST, November 19, 2019 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” DEZEEN, November 21, 2019

Toshiko Mori, AR ’76 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” DEZEEN, November 21, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019
 
Peggy Deamer, AR ’77 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Elizabeth Diller, AR ’79 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” DEZEEN, November 21, 2019

Stan Allen, AR ’81 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Laurie Hawkinson, AR ’83 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019
Shigeru Ban, AR ’84 | Article | “The Greats,” THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 2019

David Heymann, AR ’85 | Award | ”2019 Studio Awards: Attwater, Acclimation/Release Pen, Recognition, TEXAS ARCHITECT, November/December 2019

Kyna Leski, AR ’85 | Article | “A Look at the Student Projects of Star Architects Like Elizabeth Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, November 18, 2019 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Nandini Bagchee, AR ’93 | Book Talk | Counter Institution by Nandini Bagchee, Losaida Center, November 28, 2019, NYC

Bradley Horn, AR ’94 | Article | “The Cooper Union launches a free database dedicated to student work,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 25, 2019

Vladimir Belogolovsky, AR ’96 | Exhibition Curator and Lecture | Harry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture, Università IUAV di Venezia, November 25-December 6, 2019,Venice,Italy | Introduction | “Gong Dong. Vector Architects”, ETSAM, December 12, 2019, Madrid, Spain

OBRA Architects (Jennifer Lee, AR ’97, Pablo Castro) | Article | “Exclusive: MoMA and PS1's Young Architects Program is going on hiatus,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 22, 2019

Alex Mustonen, AR ’05 | Article | “The Cooper Union catalogues decades of student work including projects by Liz Diller and Daniel Libeskind,” DEZEEN, November 21, 2019

Yoon Young Hur, AR ’10 | Article | “Yoon-Young Hur channels architecture into her ceramics,” THE ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER, November 26, 2019
Open Calls & Opportunities
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CALL FOR ENTRIES
AIANY Design Awards recognizes outstanding architectural design by AIA New York members, NYC-based architects in any location, and work in NYC by architects around the globe. Deadline: December 9

DEADLINES APPROACHING  

FACULTY SEARCH 
Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture: Search for Visiting Professorships is looking for individuals with a strong background, or emerging potential, in creative architectural accomplishment through research, scholarly work, and/or professional practice. Open until filled. 

CALL FOR PAPERS
ACSA and International Union of Architects World Congress of Architects 2020 is being held in Rio de Janeiro and highlights the role of architecture, its potential for diversity, and multiplicity of urban forms, in the urban reality of the contemporary world. Deadline: December 10

FICTION COMPETITION
Fairy Tales 2020 challenges participants to create a unique architectural fairy tale, combining a text narrative with 5 images in the most spectacular way. Deadline: December 19

CALL FOR IDEAS
Storefront for Art and Architecture: Museum of History and Community of Puerta Tierra  What does a museum that serves its community look like? How can we create new understandings of the role of a cultural institution and its public purpose? Deadline: December 20

ONGOING  

DESIGN COMPETITION 
House in Forest 2020 - Wooden House aims to promote environmentally friendly and ideas on sustainability through design. Registration Deadline: December 31
CALL FOR FELLOWS
Humanities Institute of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden is pleased to offer three full-time, residential Research Fellowships for 2020 for current Ph.D. students or recent post-doctoral researchers. Deadline: January 6

CALL FOR IDEAS 
Future Architecture explores the boundaries and potential new systems and coalitions in architecture. It is a platform that provides practitioners and conceptual thinkers with opportunities to speak up. Deadline: January 6

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Harvard Graduate School of Design's 2020 Wheelwright Prize is an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support expansive, intensive research. Deadline: January 26, 2020

APPLICATIONS OPEN
Bard Graduate Center Research and Visiting Fellowships   are designed to further the institution's goal of promoting research in the areas of decorative arts, design history, and material culture. For questions, please contact fellowships@bgc.bard.edu. Deadlines: November 15, 2019 and February 1

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Superscape 2020 is a biennial prize that seeks to explore new models of urban living within a 30 year timeline. Deadline: March 16

DESIGN COMPETITION
Legendary Bird Home 2020 tasks participants to present innovative designs for a bird house that can be built at home using sustainable materials and methods. Registration Deadline: April 14

DESIGN COMPETITION
BELT TIGHTENING - Bungalows for the Millenial Family  Learning from the history and design of bungalows and utilizing the standard Chicago lot, design a new housing prototype for Chicago. Deadline: May 22