A group of architecture and design students from NYIT campuses in Old Westbury and Manhattan surveyed damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy on Dec. 8 in Long Beach, N.Y. They took a bus tour of the area's West End, Central Boardwalk, and Canal District, talked with homeowners, and met with Long Beach Building Commissioner Scott Kemins to discuss using their design skills to support recovery efforts. Read more.
Your current and expired Bed, Bath and Beyond coupons can help families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Donate your coupons and offer "retail relief" to families in need of replacing houseware essentials.Send your coupons to Danielle Fortune in the School of Architecture and Design, Education Hall, room 123, Old Westbury campus. Read more on Facebook.
NYIT architecture students and faculty members are planning to return to Costa Rica in January 2013 to finish construction of a recycling and education center designed by them last year. To raise the $9,000 needed to complete the project (pictured half done), the group has launched a new Kickstarter campaign. Read more.
NYIT students, alumni, and faculty members from the School of Architecture and Design are working with the Nassau County (N.Y.) Office of Emergency Management to aid residents dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. An organizational meeting for students interested in participating in such efforts will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 12:45-2:10 p.m. at the Edward Guiliano Global Center, 1855 Broadway, 11th floor, NYIT-Manhattan. Read more.
NYIT Assistant Professor Charles Matz is the architect and master planner for "Through My Window," a traveling exhibition of work by Korean photographer Ahae. The exhibition's last destination was the Musée du Louvre in Paris, where it showed from June 27 to Aug. 26 in the Jardin des Tuileries. Its tour resumes in 2013 with stops in Milan and back to Paris. View photos of "Through My Window."