Archinect - News 2017-09-23T08:59:32-04:00 UPSTATE at Syracuse University Places Journal 2012-03-15T16:04:00-04:00 >2012-03-15T17:07:07-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>UPSTATE was created [as a] framework for sustained collaboration with the community and the city&mdash;in our case a post-industrial city in upstate New York that's been grappling with a shrinking population, eroding tax base, crumbling infrastructure, underfunded schools, cash-strapped services. The challenges aren't new&mdash;they're the challenges of cities all across the rust belt&mdash;but they're real, and they're intensifying.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Continuing a series on university design centers, Places editor Nancy Levinson interviews Julia Czerniak and Joe Sisko of UPSTATE at Syracuse University.</p> <p> The slideshow features work by&nbsp;Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Cook+Fox, ARO and Della Valle Bernheimer, Onion Flats, the Near West Side Initiative, and others.</p>