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School of Architecture & Design News
May 09 2012

NYIT Students Present Sustainable, Community-Driven Design for Boxing Gym

boxing gym rendering

NYIT students from the School of Architecture and Design are using their flair for sustainable design to transform a Long Island boxing gym into an Olympic-worthy community destination for fitness and health education. On May 7, they presented their design for the renovation and expansion of an existing Police Athletic League (PAL) boxing gym in Freeport, N.Y., to the town's mayor Andrew Hardwick. The PAL boxing program is run by Freeport native Joe Higgins, who has been training young men and women as boxers for amateur Golden Glove and Olympic competitions for several years. Some of his boxers will be contenders in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Strong academic performance, proper nutrition, and athletic discipline are the foundation of the gym's training program. View a photo gallery of architectural renderings of the design by NYIT students.

May 07 2012

Architects Raise $15K and Counting for Costa Rica

In two weeks, NYIT architecture and engineering students have raised more than the target number of $15,000 from 130 supporters on kickstarter.com to fund their trip to Nosara, Costa Rica, this summer to build a recycling and education center. Their efforts continue, with a new goal to reach $24,000 by Monday, May 21. The additional money will be used to support student travel, ground transportation, expensive specialty film equipment needed to shoot during the rainy season, and—best of all—one third of the funds raised above the initial goal will go to the local community as a cash donation to purchase construction materials for the project. Thank you to the NYIT community for its support!

Apr 27 2012

Congratulations, Award-Winning Student Architects!

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.

Apr 26 2012

NYIT Architecture Students Kickstart Fundraiser for Community Service Project

Costa Rica Project

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.

Apr 26 2012

Interior Design: Raising the Bar with New York Eleven

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.

Apr 24 2012

Architecture Students Prepare for New York State Business Plan Competition

bottle roofing

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.

Apr 17 2012

SaloneSatellite 2012 in Milan

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.

Apr 13 2012

NOMAS Melting Pot Event

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.

Apr 13 2012

Felipe Francisco De Souza “Urban Planning or Gentrification Methods?"

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

Apr 04 2012

Architecture Professor Produces Sci-Fi Music Video Series

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.

Watch the video.

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