NJIT Newsroom tagged with "housing" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-266.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-266.phpThu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0400 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force teamed up to host the Hurricane Sandy Small Business Recovery and Matchmaking Summit on Aug. 7 at NJIT.  The event, first of its kind in the region since the disaster, educated and connected small businesses to commercial buyers from the private sector and federal, state and local governments.

Tagged: us department of housing and urban development, joel s bloom, small business administration


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Students Showcase Designs at Tishman Construction Earth Day Fair http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-147.phpFri, 15 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Students in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design (COAD) and School of Art + Design were invited by Tishman Construction in New York City to showcase their projects today at an Earth Day Educational Fair from 11 a .m.-4 p.m. at 7 World Trade Center Plaza. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, school of art design, solar decathlon, earth day, sustainable housing, sustainable design


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Dwell Magazine Names NJIT's Richard Garber a Star of the Future http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-511.phpMon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 -0500 Architect Richard Garber has been named one of 32 new faces of design in the December issue of Dwell magazine http://www.dwell.com/articles/garden-statement.html. Garber, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT, shares the honor with Nicole Robertson, his partner in GRO Architects, New York City. 

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, fablab, aia, sustainable housing, nicole robertson, gro architects, aia merit award, dwell magazine


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PREtty FAB House Wins Green Award for NJIT Architecture Professor http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-189.phpWed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Assistant Professor Richard Garber will receive next week a Project of the Year Award from Jersey City for the PREtty Fab House, a one-family sustainable home in the Greenville section of Jersey City.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, richard garber, american institute of architects, sustainable housing, gro architects, nicole robertson


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Habitat Names Winners of Affordable Housing Design Competition on Dec. 14 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-436.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-436.phpThu, 10 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Habitat for Humanity Newark will announce the winners of an affordable townhouse design competition for Newark's South Ward on Dec. 14, 2009 at 6 p.m. in the 7th Floor Loft at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, robert altenkirch, darius sollohub, habitat for humanity, donald payne, jak inglese, sustainable housing, jim corbett, affordable housing


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Architectural Students to Welcome Habitat for Humanity Newark Homeowners to NJIT Design Studio This Saturday, November 7 http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-387.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-387.phpTue, 03 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Students in a New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) architectural studio have a unique opportunity: design a group of townhouses that will actually be built by Habitat for Humanity next year.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, darius sollohub, habitat for humanity, jak inglese, solar panels, affordable housing, jim corbett


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NJIT Expert Advises on the Do and Don't of Building in Hurricane-Prone Areas http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-224.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-224.phpMon, 15 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0400 Better building practices for structures in hurricane-prone regions will be the focus of a paper next month in Caribbean Construction Magazine by NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD.  Taher has written extensively about best building design and construction practices to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction.

Tagged: college of architecture and design, rima taher, design, construction, earthquake, civil engineer, hurricane, housing


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NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-410.phpTue, 11 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans will provide an introduction to the basics of building green, high performance primary and secondary schools at a free seminar, open to the public, at NJIT. The talk, set for Nov. 19, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm. 117, will include a review of the status of the NJ schools' construction program.

Tagged: seminar, new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, construction technology, building performance, architectural design, high performance schools, sustainable buildings industry council


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POSTPONED-NJIT Sustainability Expert To Discuss High Performance Schools at Seminar http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-393.phpWed, 29 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 A free seminar by NJIT sustainability expert Deane Evans scheduled for Nov. 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Kupfrian Hall Rm 117 has been postponed.            

Tagged: new jersey school of architecture, sustainability, american institute of architects, deane evans, architecture, center for architecture and building science research, kupfrian hall, construction technology, building performance, us department of housing and urban development, architectural design, sustainable buildings industry council, high performance schools, green technology


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Career Development Services Division Hosts Housing Scholars Training Program http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-294.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-294.phpTue, 25 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT”s Division of Career Development Services hosted an extensive, six-day and evening training seminar on campus earlier this month for the Wachovia Bank/NJ Department of Community Affairs Housing Scholars Program, a partnership between Wachovia Bank, the NJ Department of Community Affairs, and NJIT. Six of the 24 students selected this year were NJIT students. They created a redevelopment plan for a pre-selected neighborhood that included many of the components found in a formal redevelopment plan. Accompanied by NJIT staff as well as planning professionals, they studied the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood of Newark and produced several maps using GIS technology. Following the training seminar each scholar will complete a 10-week paid internship at a New Jersey nonprofit community housing agency.

Tagged: career development services, student


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Architecture Students from NJIT Spend Spring Break in New Orleans: Will Gut Houses and Study Housing Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-125.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-125.phpTue, 14 Mar 2006 00:00:00 -0500 A group of 50 students from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture will spend spring break cleaning out houses in a flood-ravaged neighborhood in New Orleans. "Helping people rebuild their houses, and their lives, is an amazing feeling and a great experience,” says Thomas Reynolds, a senior at NJIT who helped organize the trip. “I'd much rather spend my vacation helping these people than sitting on a beach in Florida.”

Tagged: school of architecture, students, community service, hurricane katrina, fema, new orleans, housing


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