architecture

April 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
The display came after a design competition in which the winning design planned to create spherical shapes out of the red Solo cups.

The Red Cup Project members displayed spheres made of red Solo cups from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday on the quad in order to raise awareness for sustainability and environmental issues with arts.

April 27, 2015 - 1:35pm
Architecture student Victoria Hughes has turned the process of buying and re-selling handbags into a way of making money.

In late March, Victoria Hughes mailed a purple and white Coach handbag that she had refurbished and sold on eBay. When her customer received it, she claimed that the bag got damaged in the mail because someone had ripped the box open and the bag fell out.

October 6, 2014 - 11:25am
A graduate of the architecture school designs Blueprint Blazer for a crowdfunding website.

Brandon Stevens, a 2011 graduate from Syracuse University School of Architecture, is putting his design skills to the test – not in building, but in fashion.

He’s the proud maker of the Blueprint Blazer, a piece designed for on-the-go architects.  The stylish, yet functional, frock incorporates all things important to today’s modern architect: polish and precision.

September 29, 2014 - 8:06pm
A new face for innovation, Newhouse 2 gets a much needed facelift and opens up possibilities for students.

Newhouse 2 – the bunker-like building between I.M. Pei’s iconic Newhouse 1 and the sweeping glass structure of Newhouse 3 designed by Polshek Partnership Architects – has stood as a concrete-clad box since 1974, unwelcoming to the public and confusing students with its dark interior layout.

Today, the school unveiled the new face of Newhouse 2: a bright, double-tier, glass curtain wall that extends from the front of the building on Waverly Avenue.

December 14, 2011 - 5:31am
A school archivist traces SU's history back to the five original campus buildings.

Syracuse University’s campus is rich with history and in particular its buildings. Mary O’Brien has been the reference archivist at Syracuse University for 38 years. O’Brien explains what the university’s founders originally had planned for SU and how the campus got its unique architecture.