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
Aug 12 2013
Interior Design Program Receives Reaccreditation
NYIT has earned reaccreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), an independent, nonprofit accrediting group for interior design education programs at U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities. CIDA reaccredited NYIT's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design through 2019. The program has maintained continuous accreditation since 1984.
Thank you to all faculty and staff members who contributed to the successful reaccreditation process.
Jul 16 2013
NYIT Faculty Earn Award for Architectural Software
Congratulations to Jason Van Nest, assistant professor of architecture, Mathew Ford, adjunct professor of architecture, and past NYIT professor Will Martin, who have won an Award of Merit in the 2013 Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) New York Chapter Design Awards. Their award-winning entry involved writing architectural software to model the behavior of snow stakes as a building material for a folly in Queens, N.Y. Van Nest (right) is pictured accepting the award from SARA NY Council President Keith M. Lucas.
In addition, Michael Palesano (B.Arch. '13) won a student design award for his work completed in the Design VI course as a student in the NYIT architecture program. He was nominated by NYIT Professor John di Domenico.
Jun 18 2013
Save the Date: MOMA Exhibition Featuring NYIT Designs
The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) exhibition, "Cut 'n' Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City," will feature architectural renderings created for NYIT's design of a recycling center in Costa Rica. Attend the opening reception on Wednesday, July 10 at MOMA, 11 W. 53 St., New York City.
The Costa Rica recycling center is an NYIT sLAB project—student-led architecture build initiative. NYIT students with the guidance of Assistant Professor Tobias Holler have raised more than $30,000 on kickstarter.com to fund the project, which is currently in construction. The exhibition will run to Sunday, Dec. 1.
Jun 18 2013
Graham Foundation Awards Grant to NYIT Professor
Congratulations to Nader Vossoughian, Ph.D., associate professor of architecture, who is the recipient of a Graham Foundation grant for research on "Standardization Reconsidered: Ernst Neufert's Bauentwufslehre (1936) as Case Study." Read more.