School of Architecture & Design News
Apr 12 2011
Professor Tobias Holler Receives 2010 Incentive Fund Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Tobias Holler, AIA LEED AP who has been selected by the Architectural Research Center's Consortium (ARCC) to receive one of two 2010 Incentive Fund Awards.  This award, as described by the ARCC, “acknowledges innovation, dedication, and leadership in architectural and environmental design research”. The funding is given directly to New York Institute of Technology to supplement and support ongoing efforts to disseminate findings of architectural research. Project Director Tobias Holler, along with co-author Ana Serra at Buro Happold in New York propose to develop a concept design, business plan and social engagement strategy for a suburban prototype for a high efficiency farming structure for Long Island that is water, energy and carbon neutral. In addition to the ARCC Incentive Fund Award, the research is funded through a 2011 Institutional Support for Research and Creativity (ISRC) Grant to Professor Holler. You can get information on the progress of this project through facebook.  http://www.facebook.com/pages/BuckyFarm-suburban-agriculture-20/158928320835302

Founded in 1976, the Architectural Research Centers Consortium, Inc. (ARCC) is an international association of architectural research centers committed to the expansion of the research culture and a supporting infrastructure in architecture and related design disciplines.  Information taken from http://www.arccweb.org/

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