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2014
Every spring semester, second-year architecture students at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design are assigned a studio project to design a masonry building with a specific program. This year, the project was designing a fire station in Boonton, NJ. >>
2013
Jonathan Van Ostenbridge and Thomas Yeh, two students selected from COAD's School of Architecture, are spending part of their summer break participating in the Digital Stone Project in Italy.  >>
Every spring semester, second year students at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design are assigned a studio project to design a masonry building.  This year's project focused on the Harrison PATH Station and throughout the semester, ten teams produced and built their designs with the assistance of masonry journeymen. >>
2007
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. >>
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. >>
2006
The Masonry Contractors of NJ donated 200 books valued at more than $30,000 to the Littman Library at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The books are references designed to help students who wish to learn more about masonry construction. The organization sponsors Masonry Day--in which master masons visit the school and teach aspiring architects about the intricacies of working with brick--as well as an annual scholarship. >>
Nine teams of architecture students from NJIT competed in a masonry building competition, with four teams winning nearly $20,000 in prize money. The contest, sponsored by the Masonry Contractors of NJ, taught the students techniques they do not encounter in design studios: how to spread mortar and lay brick. >>
During the Masonry Design Build Competition, students from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) will spend Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2, working on building projects with the masons. >>
2005
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. >>
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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2004
Nine teams of architecture students from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) competed in a masonry design competition, with five teams winning $18,500 in prize money. The contest, sponsored by The Masonry Contractors of New Jersey and co-sponsored by The International Masonry Institute, taught the students techniques they don't commonly encounter in design studios: how to spread mortar and lay brick. >>