Author Archives: Hannah Borgeson

Professor Elisabetta Terragni’s Project Wins Major Award

The 2020 Council of Europe Museum Prize has been awarded to the National Museum of Secret Surveillance “House of Leaves” (Tirana, Albania) by Studio Terragni Architetti, based in Como, Italy, and Brooklyn, New York, and headed by Professor Elisabetta Terragni. The museum was selected by the Culture Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council

Habana Harbor

This book gathers the experiences from CCNY’s Spring 2019 Urban Design travel studio, which worked in collaboration with CUJAE University of Habana. It includes a trip diary with the impressions and stories of the city, a photo journal, and the projects of both CCNY and CUJAE students, focusing on Habana Harbor future scenarios. City College’s

Transient Spaces Book Launched

The Spitzer School is pleased to announce the publication of Transient Spaces (eds. Loukia Tsafoulia, Suzan Wines, and Samantha Ong), a book that examines transience as a force of opportunity and resilience in the design of cities. The project began from two Advanced Studios taught by Loukia Tsafoulia and Suzan Wines in 2017, and it

Transient Spaces

Transient Spaces examines transience as a force of opportunity and resilience in the design of cities. The book includes contributions from such notable writers and thinkers as Michael Sorkin and Saskia Sassen. The project began from two Advanced Studios taught by Loukia Tsafoulia and Suzan Wines in 2017, and it has evolved into a curated

Incoming Dean Lokko Previews Priorities

Lesley Lokko, a UK-trained, Scottish-Ghanaian architect, academic and best-selling novelist, assumes the role of Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York on December 2. Shortly before making the move from South Africa, she spoke with Archinect about her professional history within and outside architecture, her

Gross Ideas: Tales of Tomorrow’s Architecture

Dean Lesley Lokko is the author of a short story in Gross Ideas: Tales of Tomorrow’s Architecture, a new book that explores the architecture of the near future glimpsed through the lens of fictional characters, places, and buildings. Its 17 original short stories, written by designers and authors, imagine the trajectory of architecture, cities, and