NJIT Newsroom tagged with "njsoa" 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 Magazine Touts NJIT Idea To Harness Clean Energy for NYC http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-239.phpThu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0400 An NJIT architecture professor with an architecture student has designed a network of modular floating docks to harness clean energy for New York City. The proposal was featured this week in Metropolis magazine. 

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NJIT Creates College of Architecture and Design, also a School of Art + Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-055.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-055.phpWed, 18 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500 Leave it to the architects who always want to redesign something. This time, it's the entire New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT reinvented with a new name: College of Architecture and Design (CAD). Within the College another new entity will reside – School of Art + Design (SA+D).

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Architects To Discuss Pentagon Memorial Project at NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-407.phpMon, 10 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Keith Kaseman and Julie Beckman of Kaseman Beckman Advanced Strategies in Philadelphia, will discuss "Postscript: Pentagon Memorial 2002-2008" on Nov. 17 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Architect To Speak at NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-386.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-386.phpFri, 24 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 “A Barcelona Practice” is the topic of a lecture by architect Mario Corea of Corea & Moran Arquitectura in Barcelona, Spain, on October 27 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1 in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is the fourth in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series.

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NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture Distinguished Professor, Zeynep Celik, PhD, Receives Excellence in Research Award http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-321.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-321.phpTue, 16 Sep 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Zeynep Celik, PhD, a distinguished professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation, NJIT's Excellence in Research Award. Celik teaches about the history of architecture and architectural criticism.

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Three NJIT Grads Join Princeton’s Hillier Architecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-238.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-238.phpThu, 07 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Three graduates of the New Jersey School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology were hired by Hillier Architecture in Princeton.

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New Jersey School of Architecture To Host Mayors' Institute on City Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-236.phpWed, 06 Jun 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT has been selected to host the Mayors' Institute on City Design (MICD) later this year. A partnership program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Architectural Foundation, and the United States Conference of Mayors, the MICD has helped transform communities through design by preparing mayors to be the chief urban designers of their cities.

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NJIT Architecture Students Win Nearly $20,000 in Masonry Design Competition http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-174.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-174.phpTue, 24 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Nine teams of architecture students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) competed earlier in the month in a masonry building competition, with four teams winning nearly $20,000 in prize money.

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NJIT Architecture Students To Build With Bricks and Mortar http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-155.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-155.phpFri, 13 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Building with bricks isn't the image that comes to mind for an architect. But that is exactly what more than 120 second-year architecture students at NJIT will do April 14-15 as they roll up their sleeves and dip into the cement for the very popular annual masonry competition run by the Masonry Contractors of NJ at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture.

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New Jersey School of Architecture To Host Second Annual Design Showcase http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-153.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-153.phpThu, 12 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT will host the 2007 Design Showcase, a second annual gala celebration highlighting the design excellence of current and former NJSOA students, on April 19, 3-9 p.m. in Weston Hall.

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NJIT Research Team To Study Creativity in Studio-Based Learning http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-129.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-129.phpMon, 26 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 Wassim Jabi, PhD, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will lead a research team to apply the traditional studio model of teaching and learning to computing sciences. Earlier this month, the NSF announced support of the project with an 18-month, $200,000 grant.

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NJSOA Symposium To Explore Impact of Building Information Modeling Software on Design http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-124.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-124.phpThu, 22 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT will host “Information Models in Practice,” a two-part, four-hour series of presentations and discussions categorized by the use of Building Information Modeling software in design, documentation and construction practices, on March 28, 3-7 p.m. The event is the first in a series sponsored by AIA New Jersey.

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Architect Ben Cherner To Speak at NJSOA Seminar Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-072.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2007/2007-072.phpWed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500 “Scale Shift: From Furniture to Architecture” is the topic of a lecture by Ben Cherner, principal of Cherner Design, on Feb. 19 at 5:45 p.m., in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Architect Paul Lewis To Speak at NJSOA Fall Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-425.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-425.phpTue, 24 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 "Opportunistic Architecture" is the topic of a lecture by Paul Lewis of the Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis design firm on Nov. 6 at 5:45 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, Lecture Hall I. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or reservations please call 973-596-3080.

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Architect Colin Cathcart To Speak at NJSOA Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-407.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-407.phpFri, 13 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400 Colin Cathcart of Kiss + Cathcart Architects will discuss "Building the Right Shade of Green" on Oct. 16 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information or reservations please call 973-596-3080. 

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Architect James Wines To Kick Off NJSOA Spring Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-044.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-044.phpFri, 27 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 James Wines, founder of SITE Environmental Architects, will discuss "Identity in Density" on Feb. 6, 2006 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The lecture, which kicks off the NJSOA Spring 2006 Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.

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Architect Laurie Hawkinson To Speak at NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-028.phpFri, 20 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500 Laurie Hawkinson will discuss her recent architectural work on Feb. 13, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Architect Laurie Hawkinson To Speak at NJSOA Fall Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-417.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-417.phpThu, 03 Nov 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Laurie Hawkinson, an associate professor of architecture at Columbia University and a partner in the Smith-Miller + Hawkinson design firm, will discuss her recent work on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The event, which is free and open to the public, is the fifth in the NJSOA's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Prominent Critic To Lecture at NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-389.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-389.phpWed, 19 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400 "A Critic's Obsession" is the topic of a talk by Robert Campbell, Pulitzer-Prize winning critic for the Boston Globe, on Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The event, which is free and open to the public, is the fourth in the NJSOA's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Architect Ralph Jackson To Speak at NJSOA Fall Lecture Series http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-335.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-335.phpTue, 27 Sep 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Ralph Jackson, a principal in the Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott architectural firm in Boston, will discuss his recent work on October 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). The event, which is free and open to the public, is the second in the NJSOA's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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NJIT Architecture Students Help to Redevelop and Revitalize Paterson http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-210.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-210.phpWed, 11 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 A team of architecture students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is helping to redevelop one of the state's oldest cities: Paterson. The students, all of whom attend the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT, recently briefed Paterson officials on their plan to redesign nine neighborhoods in the city. And on May 17, starting at 6:30 p.m., the students will present their plan to the Paterson City Council. 

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NJIT Professor Continues a Tradition of Leadership in Architectural Design Computing http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-202.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-202.phpThu, 05 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Wassim Jabi, PhD, assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at NJIT, was elected president of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), the main group in North America for educators and researchers working in computer-aided architectural design. “NJSOA has been a long-time national leader in computer-aided design,” Jabi said, “and it's a great honor to be the third professor from NJSOA to lead ACADIA."

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Architecture Students Learn, Brick by Brick, from Masons http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-165.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-165.phpMon, 18 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Nine teams of architecture students, all sophomores at the New Jersey School of Architecture, competed recently in a masonry competition, with four teams winning nearly $20,000 in prize money. Using masonry elements such as brick, mortar and concrete, the students built parts of small cultural centers. Forty masons spent two days teaching the students building techniques. The first-place team, whose winning design is shown at left, will share a $7,500 prize.

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NJIT Students Learn, Brick by Brick, from Masonry Craftsmen http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-130.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-130.phpFri, 01 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0500 This weekend, a team of 40 masonry craftsmen will visit New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to teach more than 100 architecture students how to build walls using techniques such as plastering, mortaring, and laying and cutting brick. The students, divided into nine teams, will compete in the Masonry Design Build Competition, in which they must build parts of a cultural center.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Hosts Colloquium on the Invention Process http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-119.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-119.phpTue, 29 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is hosting a colloquium to discuss how an invention moves from a mere idea to a commercial product. The colloquium, sponsored by the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT, will explore this topic with two esteemed panelists.

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NJIT Architecture Students Learn, Brick by Brick, From Masons http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-118.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-118.phpMon, 28 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 For three days, architecture students at NJIT will abandon their studios to work with skilled masons who will turn their abstract designs into something more concrete: namely, brick walls. During the Masonry Design Build Competition, the students, all of whom attend the New Jersey School of Architecture, will spend April 2-3 working with the masons, and a third day on April 4, displaying their building projects and giving presentations to judges. “Masonry Day is a great example of hands-on higher education,” said Urs Gauchat, dean of the New Jersey School of Architecture. “It helps college students develop a respect for the craftsman's skills and teaches them that their designs and their plans are not an end in themselves.”

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Honors Colloquium on March 30 to Examine Invention Process Lifecycle http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-117.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-117.phpThu, 24 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 How does an invention move through the several steps from invention to commercialization? This topic will be explored in “The Invention Process Lifecycle: A Panel” on March 30, 2005, 2:30-4 p.m. in Weston Hall, School of Architecture, Lecture Room 1. The colloquium will feature presentations by Raymond P. Thek, JD (at left), who will discuss the legal aspects of inventions, and Harvey D. Homan, PhD, president and chief executive officer of Urovalve, Inc. The colloquium is free and open to the public.

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NJSOA Gallery Hosts Theatre Design Exhibit Through March 31 http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-116.phpThu, 24 Mar 2005 00:00:00 -0500 The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) Gallery at NJIT is hosting a special exhibit of set design material by Vern H. Smith, featuring theatrical stage models, sketches, watercolors, and photographs from plays and musicals presented at Theatre in the Park in Edison, at the Rutgers Bradley Hall Theatre and at NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre. The exhibit, which will be on display through March 31, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., demonstrates the principles of creative art and design that Smith taught and put into practice in his work.   Smith has donated the material to the NJIT-Rutgers Theatre Program, so that after the exhibit closes, it will be archived and made available in NJIT's Jim Wise Theatre Library.

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NJIT School of Architecture Graduate Named Intern of the Year by the American Institute of Architect http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-034.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-034.phpMon, 31 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Kim Vierheilig, who graduated from the School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received the Intern Architect of the Year Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). She received the award during a recent reception at the Newark Museum.

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NJIT Architecture Professor Interviewed on Newark Radio Station http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-016.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-016.phpThu, 13 Jan 2005 00:00:00 -0500 Darius Sollohub, assistant professor and associate director of infrastructure planning, New Jersey School of Architecture, was interviewed last week on WBGO for a story on proposed development in Bergen County. Thomas Wright, an adjunct member of the architecture faculty, also provided comments.

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Craig Schwitter to Speak at NJSOA Fall Lecture Series Today http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-216.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-216.phpMon, 08 Nov 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Craig Schwitter, a partner in the Buro Happold engineering firm, will speak on “Engineering Complexity: Performance-Based Design in Use” today at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall of New Jersey School of Architecture. The event, which is free and open to the public, concludes the school's Fall Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080.

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Robert Venturi, Prominent Architect, to Speak at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-031.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-031.phpWed, 24 Mar 2004 00:00:00 -0500 Robert Venturi, one of the nation's most prominent architects, will speak at the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Appoints Educational Facilities Architect Jeanne K. Perantoni to School of Architecture Board http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-100.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-100.phpMon, 29 Sep 2003 00:00:00 -0400 The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently announced the appointment of prominent educational facilities architect Jeanne K. Perantoni, a principal of SSP Architectural Group, Inc., Somerville, to the NJSOA Board of Advisors.  A graduate of Princeton University and the recipient of a Masters of Architecture from Rice University, Perantoni began her architectural career in 1984.  Since that time, she has worked in the long range planning and design of educational facilities.  

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NJIT Architecture Students Take Top Prize For Remodeling and Creating Plans for Head Start Building in Newark’s South Ward http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-064.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-064.phpTue, 17 Jun 2003 00:00:00 -0400 Ten graduate students in New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently won a national prize for their plans to remodel a long abandoned Newark bank building and turn it into a useable and attractive new Head Start school and office. The plans also included creating a community service program and financial plan for Head Start administrators so that the project had a better chance of proceeding.

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Diller & Scofidio, Top Architectural Team, Speaks at Free Lecture April 14 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-027.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2003/2003-027.phpFri, 21 Mar 2003 00:00:00 -0500 The notable husband and wife architectural team, Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio, will speak about their recent projects on April 14, 2003, at New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Art critics and connoisseurs have dubbed the pair among the most unusual working architects in the United States because their work crosses many media boundaries.

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