School of Architecture & Design News
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 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 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.

May 23 2013
Architecture Students Present Projects at Morgan Library in NYC

NYIT students from the School of Architecture and Design are pictured with Jason Van Nest (far right), assistant professor of architecture, at the Morgan Library in New York City, where they presented final projects for a course on building information modeling analysis.

Six NYIT students taking a spring 2013 course on building information modeling (BIM) analysis showed their semester-long projects on May 22 at the Morgan Library in New York City. Patrick J. Milliman, the library's director of communications and marketing, invited the students to make the public presentation, "A Building Information Analysis of the Morgan Library," after reviewing their midterm presentations.
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May 17 2013
NYIT Professor Contributes to AIA NY Post-Sandy Initiative

Giovanni Santamaria, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of architecture, served on the "waterfront" team, one of five multidisciplinary groups to study and propose design solutions as part of the months-long Post-Sandy Initiative, "Building Better, Building Smarter – Opportunities for Design and Development," organized by the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) New York Chapter. Santamaria's team worked with groups specializing in transportation and infrastructure, housing, critical and commercial buildings, and adaptation and advocacy, to discuss and design possible scenarios for the future of New York communities in relation to the dramatic effects of climate change and their consequences for waterfront areas. A series of experts, designers, and decision-makers shared their experiences with participants.

The waterfront team considered the regional and metropolitan scales of water issues, such as overflooding due to storms, rising currents, and combined sewage systems. Members proposed a design solution for coastal areas that calls for soft edges working in system with an archipelago of dynamic water pockets and inland rooted water canals to redirect, collect, reclaim, restore, and reuse water.

The workshop culminated with production of an informational pamphlet and an AIA exhibition, "Future of the City," through Saturday, June 29 at The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York City. The exhibition is the synthesis of consistent material produced by the workshop teams and extensively documented on the AIA's website.

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