Apr 09 2014
AIA Regional Post Sandy Recovery Working Group Workshop
Over 120 attendees gathered at the NYIT deSeversky Center on March 31th for the sold out "Regional Post Sandy Recovery Working Group Workshop". The event was co-organized by the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design, the AIANY, the AIANY design for risk and reconstruction committee, AIA New York State, and AIA New Jersey. Participants shared experience and case studies of recovery efforts across the region, highlighted best practices, compared changes to building codes and updates to state and federal procedures. NYIT School of Architecture and Design Associate Dean Frank and AIA Design for Risk and Recovery co-chair Illya Azaroff opened the session with remarks on the importance of sharing resilience and recovery intelligence across geographic boundaries.
Mar 27 2014
Odile Decq, Award Winning French Architect / Academic Will Lecture At NYIT
Internationally renowned architect Odile Decq will give a presentation to NYIT's School of Architecture and Design on April 10, 2014 at Steelcase in Manhattan. In 1990, Odile Decq won her first major commission: the Banque Populaire de l’Ouest in Rennes and was considered a designer for the future; her projects generating significant interest. Odile Decq’s architecture offers a paradoxical look, both tender and severe, on today’s world.
Feb 19 2014
NYIT Competes! EDGE/ucation Pavilion Design
NYIT Professor Tobias Holler of Holler Architecture, Professor Matthias Altwicker, a group of current and former NYIT students, and a team of consultants worked together to participate in the EDGE/ucation Pavilion Design Competition.
Jan 07 2014
Liz Weintraub Honored by the AIAS
In December 2013, fifth year architecture student, Liz Weintraub was recognized by the AIAS as being the “Chapter Leader of the Month.” Liz is currently in her second term as NYIT AIAS Chapter President.
Dec 31 2013
NYIT's 3C Competition on CNBC
Alumnus Daniel Horn, who co-launched the competition to generate resilient designs for coastal areas, spoke with CNBC about the contest's winning entry that suggested improvements for Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood and the honorable mention winner that envisioned homes with sun shades that could double as protection against wind and water.
Dec 20 2013
Newsday Features Stories Construct Design Interdisciplinary Project
"We want students to anticipate what aging seniors' needs are going to be," says gerontologist Tobi Ambramson, Ph.D., in a Newsday article featuring NYIT's "Stories Construct Design" project, a collaboration among students studying mental health, interior design, and occupational therapy.
Nov 06 2013
School of Architecture & Design Launchess Competition
The School of Architecture and Design has launched a competition for unique designs that would incorporate crushed plastic water bottles into a combined bus shelter, recycling station, and information kiosk for NYIT’s Old Westbury campus.
Oct 01 2013
Archtober 2013 is the third annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions in New York City. NYIT is one of the many organizations that participates in this effort to bring focus and awareness to the New York City built environment … read more
Sep 10 2013
In Memoriam: Michele Bertomen
The NYIT community mourns the passing of Michele Bertomen, who taught for more than 30 years in the School of Architecture and Design. Her colleagues have prepared a special memoriam as a tribute to her career. Read more