Author Archives: Hannah Borgeson

Future Dean Lokko Shares Vision in AN

Incoming dean Lesley Lokko is featured in an Architect’s Newspaper interview of new leaders at U.S. architecture schools. Discussing the Spitzer School in relation to her current university in Johannesburg, she commented, “Both places have a desire to say what has previously remained unsaid: that issues of class, race, gender, and power are central to

PLOT Volume 8: Cookbook

Featuring curated submissions by students, faculty, artists, and practitioners, PLOT Volume 8 explores the theme of COOKBOOK. The content of the issue is developed by the second-year MLA student editorial board in collaboration with faculty advisor Michael King and designer Isaac Gertman. Contributions to this issue reveal many rich interpretations of COOKBOOK, offering actionable recipes

Lesley Lokko Named Dean

Lesley Lokko, a UK-trained, Scottish-Ghanaian architect, academic and best-selling novelist, is named the Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York. Lokko’s appointment is effective December 2019. “This is an incredible opportunity and such an honor. It’s an exciting and challenging time to be joining the

Augmented Architectures at “Renew Me” NYCxDesign

Work by Augmented Architectures including Professor Frank Melendez‘s research with assistance from B Arch students Bella Fishta, Santiago Neville, Eleni Solomnishvili, and Ngawang Tenzin will be on exhibit in the Renew Me design show at NYCxDesign. All are welcome at the opening event on Friday, May 10, 6-10 p.m. (free and open to the public

Seavitt Nordenson Honored by ASLA-NY

Associate Professor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson was honored at the ASLA New York Chapter President’s Dinner in New York City on November 8 as one of three women groundbreakers who have transformed the landscape architecture profession. Presenting the President’s Award for Service and Leadership, New York Chapter President Elizabeth Jordan noted Seavitt Nordenson’s distinctive teaching methodology, with