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Distinguished CUNY Fellow honor for Spitzer’s Marta Gutman

Marta Gutman, an award-winning author and historian in The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, is the recipient of a new honor: Distinguished CUNY Fellow.  As a Fellow, she takes up a semester-long appointment at the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC), a program of the Graduate Center, CUNY, in the fall. Read More »
Geodesic Dome

Improbable domes rise again thanks to CCNY MFA student

Soon the geodesic domes constructed in 1973 by six ex-Charas gang members after a fateful meeting with revolutionary architect R. Buckminster Fuller will rise again. Read More »
Shawn Rickenbacker is director of J. Max Bond Center

Shawn L. Rickenbacker is Director of J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures

Shawn L. Rickenbacker has been named director of the J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures, The City College of New York’s research and design center focused on Cities. Rickenbacker’s appointment was announced by City College President Vince Boudreau and Gordon Gebert, Acting Dean, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The Bond Center honors the legacy of J. Read More »
Students wearing their CCNY apparel

Spring courses make a splash on CCNY’s campus

With the winter winds subsiding, CCNY Beavers are back on campus engaging in new and exciting courses at The City College of New York. As classes begin, the entire campus is rocking their school spirit on Tuesdays for Gear Up, CCNY! There are a variety of courses to choose from. Students can partake in courses that use motion graphics and animation in architecture to entrepreneurship courses focusing on renewable energy. A select list of spring courses follows: Read More »
Five artists highlighted in multi-media installation exploring interdisciplinary influences on design education

“Five Artists + Architecture” show at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York is celebrating the work of faculty artists in an exhibition of five distinct and inspired points of view that illustrate the dynamic relationship between art and architecture. The unique display of faculty fine arts opens Dec. 21 and features works by: Read More »
Castagna Scholarship Study Abroad in Barcelona 2017

CCNY Spitzer students receive Castagna Scholarship for study abroad

Two architecture students, from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, are studying in Barcelona, Spain this fall. Renowned for its unique and historical architecture, these students are taking in all Barcelona has to offer on Castagna Architectural Scholarships. Since its inception in 2016, the scholarship has provided support to nine architecture students who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated financial need. Read More »

CCNY Architecture Historian Wins International Book Award

CCNY Professor Marta Gutman has been recognized on an international level for her urban history, A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850–1950 (The University of Chicago Press, 2014). The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) awarded the book the 2017 Spiro Kostof Award, given to interdisciplinary studies of urban history that make the greatest contribution to our understanding of the growth and development of cities. Read More »
Johannah Deegan and Zara Tamton

Spitzer students win Art + Science Leonardo da Vinci Challenge

Architecture majors Johannah Deegan and Zara Tamton are winners of the inaugural Art + Science Leonardo da Vinci Challenge, a collaborative effort between the Division of Science and the Division of Humanities and the Arts, at The City College of New York. Read More »
Class of 2017

Class of 2017 shines at CCNY

Annika Lüdke, a graduate of the Master’s Program in International Relations from the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is one of the many outstanding members of the Class of 2017. After a stint as an au pair in the United States and an introduction to intercultural communications at a community college, Lüdke knew that small town life in Germany was not for her. So she made her way to The City College of New York. Read More »
CCNY Early 20th Century  Site Plan Drawing

Academic Architecture at CCNY: The Post Legacy

The Lost World of CCNY: Architectural Gems of our Past “Adspice” – look to the Past. “Respice” – look to the Present. “Prospice” – look to the Future. The motto of the great seal of The City College of New York comes to life in a stroll down the Lincoln corridor in Shepard Hall, where the City College Archives presents a never-before assembled visual history of CCNY, from our origins on 23rd Street to the magnificent new advanced research buildings that opened on our campus in 2015. Read More »

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