Mar 01 2011
NYIT Students From the School of Architecture and Design Travel to the Dominican Republic
Students from the School of Architecture and Design traveled this January to the Dominican Republic to research site information for a school design with the Hostos Dream Project, Inc. NYIT students have been working with the charitable organization to develop plans for a modular school made from shipping containers. Their model school design promotes self-sustainability by using recycled materials in construction, harvesting solar energy for daily needs, and teaching farming to nourish the pupils.
Jan 28 2011
NYIT Students Design a School for Underserved Communities
The Hostos Dream Project, a non-profit organization that focuses on improving the quality of education and environmental conservation within the Dominican Republic, is developing a new paradigm for primary and secondary education in the country. Students in NYIT’s School of Architecture and Design, under the guidance of Michele Bertomen, associate professor of architecture, are responsible for completing a site plan and prototype design for the first school being developed. Students will implement the design in collaboration with architects in the Dominican Republic.
Oct 15 2010
Adam LoPorto Wins the Angelo Donghia Scholarship
The Angelo Donghia Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, has announced twelve winners of its 2010 Student Scholarship Program in Interior Design including NYIT interior design student, Adam Loporto.
Oct 05 2010
Palais de Justice: The Sleepwalkers’ Charge
A group of NYIT designers have joined forces as a collective, entering the architecture competition to overhaul and functionally recast Le Palais de Justice, also known as the Brussels Courthouse.
Jun 13 2010
Jiyoun Kim wins AIA Young Architects Forum Ideas Competition.
Miami – June 11, 2010 – The American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) Young Architects Forum (YAF) and Committee on Design (COD) have selected the recipients of the first annual YAF/COD Ideas Competition.
Two projects tied for first place; FREE by Gene Kaufman Architect. P.C. and Woven Shelter by NYIT's Jiyoun Kim. The Community Unit by Eric Polite received third place. These projects were recognized June 10 at the AIA National Convention in Miami.