With the current high rate of contagiousness and infection from Omicron, we have made the decision to conduct all January classes remotely and to require, with limited exceptions, all employees without essential on-campus duties during this period to work from home through January 28th.  For more information on Covid-19 and the start of spring semester, please use this link to our Covid Response page.  

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture

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Husserl and Spatiality: A Phenomenological Ethnography of Space

A Third Floor Hallway Gallery exhibition featuring the field notes and photographs of Tao DuFour.

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COVID-19 Resources

Links to materials for the students, faculty members and staff of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture

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8,100 Tons

A Third Floor Hallway exhibition featuring two of Associate Professor Joshua Ramus’ most recent works: The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center and The Brown University Performing Arts Center.

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Online Exhibition | Franco Purini

This online exhibition features hand drawings by the Italian architect Franco Purini.

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.