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NYIT students impressed judges at the New York State Business Plan Competition on April 26 with their pitch for a water-bottle roofing system, an ongoing research project of NYIT's School of Architecture and Design. The interdisciplinary team, including architecture students Brian Strydom and Ishaan Kumar, won the $1,000 Judges' Choice Award. Their presentation stood out among tough competition from other teams, including those pitching doctoral work. Students were coached by faculty mentors Jason Van Nest, assistant professor of architecture; Michele Bertomen, associate professor of architecture; and Farzana Gandhi, visiting assistant professor of architecture.
A team of 25 NYIT architecture and engineering students have launched a fundraising campaign on kickstarter.com to raise $15,000 by Monday, May 21 for their trip to Costa Rica this summer to build a community-run recycling and education center. Money raised will help fund their living expenses while in Costa Rica from July 1 to Aug. 31, and cover the cost of a professional documentary about the project. Learn more about the project at a film screening and reception on Thursday, May 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, Manhattan campus. Read more, follow them on Facebook, and check out kickstarter.com.
New York Eleven is a collaboration of 12 prestigious New York state educational institutions offering four-year programs or more in interior design. Each year, the exhibit showcases the projects and accomplishments of their students. This year's showcase is "Interior Design: Raising the Bar." NYIT interior design students featured in this year's exhibit in Albany and Manhattan include Dawn Bunyon, Meagen Carcano, Nicole DeVito, and Nicole Puma.
An interdisciplinary team of NYIT architecture, engineering, and M.B.A. students will compete for more than $150K in prizes at the New York State Business Plan Competition on April 26 in Albany, N.Y. They will pitch a business plan for using recycled soda bottles as roofing material. Read more.
Faculty, alumni, and students from NYIT's School of Architecture and Design are attending the 2012 SaloneSatellite International Furniture Fair, April 17-22 in Milan, Italy. Read their updates from Milan.
NOMAS Melting Pot Event April 19, 2012, 6-8pm, 11th Floor Gallery, Edward Guiliano Global Center This event will represent the diversity among different countries within our NYIT community. We will present our mission statement and the benefits of the NOMAS organization. A buffet will be served.
Lecture by, Felipe Francisco De Souza, an architect, urban planner an author of several articles and three books. “Urban Planning or Gentrification Methods? Land Readjustment, Urban Redevelopment and Civil Society in the Context of São Paulo” Monday April 30, 2012, 6:30pm, NYIT, 16 West 61st, 11th Floor Auditorium
Mike Nolan, associate professor of architecture, has produced "Lookout Science," the second in a 10-part series of sci-fi music videos released on April 2 on USAToday.com. The video features Erin Hill and Her Psychedelic Harp. Nolan and Hill are a husband-wife band and production team. For the project, Nolan served as musician, recording engineer, programmer, mixer, and producer on the music side and as producer, creative consultant, co-set designer, carpenter, cook, and driver on the video production side. The video series was made possible by the couple's successful fundraising campaign on Kickstarter.com, which is among the all-time top 40 most successful music fundraising campaigns on the Web site.
Faculty, students and friends of NYIT are invited to attend the spring film series, "Cinema and the Image of the City," presented by the School of Architecture and Design and the American Institute for Architecture Students (AIAS) chapter at NYIT-Manhattan. All films are free, start at 6:30 p.m., and will be followed by a post-screening conversation and refreshments at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. The lineup includes:
Writing about architecture is both profession and pleasure for John Hill, adjunct assistant professor of architecture at NYIT-Manhattan. He is an avid blogger and author of the book, Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture. "Architecture infiltrates most aspects of my waking lifework, reading, talking, photographingso I never really considered writing about anything else," he says. Read more about his book, blogs, and courses at NYIT.