Changing Places MIT Media Lab Creates City Office

City Office is a project that arose out of the MIT Media Lab, Changing Places Group.  Project leads were Kent Larson with Hasier Larrea, Luis Alonso and Carlos Rubio.  The project utilized architectural robotics… Continue reading

Meet the Harvard Loeb Fellows

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View a profile of Marc Norman and UPSTATE in Architectural Record

Marc Norman and UPSTATE profiled in Architectural Record

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AFOAM’s “Parting” Selected as winning entry for Urban Rest Stop UPSTATE:, a center for design, research, and real estate at Syracuse University School of Architecture announced AFOAM as the winners of the Urban… Continue reading

UPSTATE Produces an Alternative for the Almond Corridor

It has been stated that the decision on Interstate 81 represents the one of the biggest issues for the Syracuse region in 40 years. At this stage in the process the New York… Continue reading

UPSTATE Assists Center for Court Innovation with Peacemaking Program

Peacemaking is a traditional Native American approach to justice that focuses on healing and restoration rather than punishment. Although peacemaking varies across Native American tribes, it generally brings together the disputants, along with… Continue reading

UPSTATE and APTUM Explore Housing Typologies

In consultation with Habitat for Humanity Syracuse and funding partners, materials providers and stakeholders UPSTATE has tasked APTUM Design with thinking about the innovative use of insulating concrete products to create energy efficient,… Continue reading

UPSTATE teams with Architecture, Engineering and Syracuse Parks on Field Houses

The field house renovation at Skiddy Park considers the field house as an opportunity to enhance the neighborhood, by providing a centralized space to activate. The project also engages the breadth site, providing… Continue reading

Freedom’s Gate Design Charette

A competition to design affordable housing for ex-convicts and their families in Syracuse, NY — Architects Newspaper (@archpaper) March 18, 2014   Through the generous support of Enterprise Community Partners an… Continue reading

Rethink 81:To Reclaim the City and Reconnect Syracuse

Watch a four part series produced by UPSTATE: a center for design research and real estate at the Syracuse School of Architecture. This series of videos will discuss the impact of Interstate 81… Continue reading