Dec 21 2011
School of Architecture to Participate in NYC DDC’s innovative “Town and Gown” Program
The graduate program in Urban and Regional Design completed a project for Town + Gown entitled, "What Color is Mixed Use on a Land Use Map?". Town + Gown is in the New York City Department of Design and Construction and directed by Terri Matthews. "Town + Gown is a systematic action research program aimed at collectively increasing applied built environmental research, information transfer and Understanding.
Nov 02 2011
Three Part Lecture Series
The Friends of the School of Architecture and Design have organized a 3-part Lecture Series that will be held at the de Seversky Mansion. The series will focus on Mansions of Long Island and their Owner-Patrons of the Arts.
Oct 11 2011
Geometric Strands; Silk, Glass, Paper
NYIT Gallery 61 is pleased to announce this exhibition (October 6th-27th) where the use of geometric forms of various and unexpected materials is the common theme of the show. Some of the artists are inspired by architectural structures; others by the hard edges of geometric abstraction softened and humanized by the irregularities of texture inherent in materials and construction techniques.
Sep 21 2011
Architecture and Design Lecture Presents Thatch for a New Century: Bottle Roofing
This first architecture and design lecture of the semester will delve into a collaborative project by NYIT architecture professors and students who are researching bottle roofing, a system for reusing plastic bottles to build roofs in developing nations. It will be presented by Jason Van Nest, associate professor of architectural building technology, and Farzana Gandhi, visiting assistant professor of architecture, on Thursday, Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m. at 16 W. 61st St., 11th floor auditorium, NYIT-Manhattan.
Sep 15 2011
NYIT Magazine Profiles Interior Design Student
Interior design student and volleyball player Melanie Li Foo Wing, winner of the 2011 Senior Student Scholarship Award, worth $30,000, from the Angelo Donghia Foundation, is profiled in the article "Courting Success" in the Summer 2011 issue of NYIT Magazine.
Jul 11 2011
Interior Design Students Win Brendalyn Stempel Scholarship Awards
Three interior design students - Amanda Burke, Jacquelyn Lagravinese, and Jessica Slefko - earned recognition in honor of the Brendalyn Stempel 2nd Annual Scholarship Awards presented on June 16 at a luncheon sponsored by the departments of Development and Interior Design.