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2014
The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT was well represented at the 67th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians in Austin, Texas. >>
Deane Evans, Executive Director of NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge, delivered a presentation on architecture and building science research in the U.S. on May 23, 2014 to architectural faculty and students at Dali University in Dali, China.  >>
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. >>
The “NJIT Design Studio” exhibit can be seen at the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) Flyway Gallery through April 25. >>
Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor at the College of Architecture and Design, will be presenting at the “Histories of Data Landscapes” panel at Pratt Institute on Thursday evening, March 27, and the “Resource Histories” symposium at the Syracuse Fisher Center on Friday, March 28. >>
Zeynep Çelik, distinguished professor of architecture who holds appointments in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture and Federated Department of History, was recently honored by Turkey's Bosphorus University and the Vehbi Koç Foundation for her work in architectural and cultural history. >>
Urs Gauchat, Dean of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, discusses resilient design on Caucus:  New Jersey. >>
2013
College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster has won a 2013 Builder's Choice Custom Home Design Award for his “Ice Cycle House,” a sustainable pre-fab house designed as a snow-belt residence in Buffalo, New York. >>
A group of students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design recently visited BAMCO, Inc. in Middlesex, a leader in the design and fabrication of state-of-the-art composite metal wall panel systems and other building envelope products.  >>
The local US Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized NJIT's Spring 2013 Garden State Studio class with an award for their Bay Head Resilient Design Project.  James Giresi, a master's student in the Infrastructure Planning Program, accepted the award on behalf of the class at the recent USGBC NJ 11th Annual Gala. >>
Matt Ford, senior vice president at Universe Cladding Solutions, recently gave a presentation to students from NJIT's College of Architecture and Design.  >>
A group of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design recently presented their resilient design work at the 2013 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Grapevine, Texas.  This annual event is the industry's premier national venue for the public dissemination of state-of-the-art precast concrete technologies.  >>
The Center for Resilient Design at NJIT co-sponsored “Resilient Design for Sustainable Urbanization” at the United Nations last week in celebration of World Habitat Day 2013.  >>
Tune in on Oct. 3 to watch Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood on The Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda.  >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, associate professor of architecture at NJIT, in conjunction with SAH Archipedia and UVA Press, recently received a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant from the NEH to significantly expand SAH Archipedia. >>
Construction speeds ahead as students from NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology hurry to add finishing touches to their collaborative entry in the 2013 China Solar Decathlon Competition, sponsored by the US Department of Energy and China National Energy Agency.  Nexus House must be ready for judging by Aug. 2, 2013.  Thirteen NJIT alums and current students have been overseas since early July to finish the construction process.  The project began two years ago. >>
Faculty and students recently participated in a design showcase in Long Branch sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Precast Association.  NJIT entries included work from College of Architecture and Design (COAD) studios, the department of engineering technology and the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) programs and the new Center for Resilient Design.  >>
Watch NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood design like a rock star on the new season of HGTV Star!  Atwood will be the newest designer on season 8 of HGTV Star!  >>
Congratulations to the dozen graduating bachelor's and master's degree candidates of the NJ School of Architecture saluted earlier in the week at the College of Architecture and Design ceremony for outstanding students.  >>
Watch Richard Garber, associate professor in COAD's School of Architecture, tonight on One-on-One with Steve Adubato.  The program, which will discuss the subject of sustainability, is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. (WHYY), 7:00 p.m. (NJTV) and 12:30 a.m. (WNET).     >>
WattLots LLC, an active member of NJIT's Enterprise Development Center, recently completed the installation of the ground breaking “Power Arbor”™ parking lot system at Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights.  >>
Kudos to Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood whose Sylki Chair, made from super thin metal making it weigh in at just 8 lbs, is featured in the current issue of the electronic publication Design Milk>>
Darius Sollohub, associate professor of architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, was recently quoted in an article appearing in The Wall Street Journal.  >>
2012
NJIT and Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) have formed Team NJHA to compete jointly in the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013.  >>
Rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners might consider the advice of Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes.  >>
Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design, participated in this year's Teen Design Fair, an annual event held in New York City on Oct. 15.  >>
Jesse LeCavalier, assistant professor in the school of architecture, will present “Logistics, Archiecture, Infrastructure” on Oct. 25 in Colton Hall 416 from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. >>
A group of faculty and students from the College of Architecture and Design were invited to present their design research last week at the 2012 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee.  >>
Sustainability is an issue that cuts across disciplines and requires a spectrum of scientific approaches.  Research at NJIT embraces the integrative and collaborative approach that is critical for understanding how mankind can thrive in a more sustainable way.  >>
Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design in the College of Architecture & Design and assistant director of the Idea Factory, recently presented a new paper and poster at an international conference and education symposium.  >>
Martina Decker, an internationally renowned architect, who focuses on how new materials with novel properties might generate solutions to various contemporary challenges in sustainability and health and safety, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design as an assistant professor. >>
Brooks Atwood, assistant professor of industrial design, will be participating in this year's Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Conference & Education Symposium>>
NJIT College of Architecture and Design Professor Anthony Schuman will be a panelist at an upcoming June 8, 2012 conference taking place at Rutgers University.  The conference, "Urban Systems," is a joint PhD program between NJIT, Rutgers, and UMDNJ. >>
Brooks Atwood, co-founder and principal of POD Design + Media, assistant professor of industrial design and assistant director of the Idea Factory in the College of Architecture, was invited by the senior editor for Dwell magazine to participate on a panel discussion about Sound, Space & Object, the intersection of architecture and sound design for spaces, products and furniture.  >>
Brooks Atwood, co-founder and principal of POD Design + Media, assistant professor of industrial design and assistant director of the Idea Factory in the College of Architecture, will be participating on the Dwell magazine panel discussion on May 18, 2012 4 p.m at The Standard East Village in New York City.  >>
Infrastructure Planning students from the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT made a public presentation at the City of Hackensack Council Meeting on May 7. >>
Matt Gosser '03, an adjunct professor of architecture at NJIT, has curated a retrospective of the works of Claire Wagner Kosterlitz, a Bauhaus artist who emigrated to the US, at the Jewish Museum of New Jersey in Newark. >>
2011
For the third consecutive year, students from the College of Architecture and Design received invitations and scholarships to participate in the Autodesk Bootcamp held in San Francisco, California. >>
College of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki made two presentations during the “Capture and Construction” session at the 2011 ACM/SIGGRAPH conference on August 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia. >>
Fifth-year architecture student Joann Kwan Lui has won third place in the 2010-2011 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture/American Institute of Steel Construction Student Design Competition. >>
NJIT's Center for Building Knowledge will host "Life Beyond School: Creative Options for Meaningful Activities After Education" on June 28, 2-5 p.m. in Weston Hall.  >>
NJIT Associate Professor Tony Schuman, of Montclair, will receive the notable Charles Cummings Award from the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee (NPLC) for his tireless efforts to help Newark recover its status as a first class city.  >>
Darius Sollohub, associate professor of architecture at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been named director of the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA). >>
2010
Students who enroll in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program launching next September at NJIT will be as likely to express their creative vision with software programs and high tech machines as with paint brushes and chisels. >>
Daniel Palma of Paterson and Benjamin Gross of Lambertville, two juniors from NJIT's School of Art + Design, served as volunteers in the Student Volunteer Program at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 ACM SIGGRAPH Conference last month in Los Angeles. >>
NJIT and Building Media Inc. (BMI), a DuPont subsidiary, will lead one of 15 research and deployment partnerships to help dramatically improve the energy efficiency of American homes ─ the Building America Retrofit Alliance (BARA).  >>
A robot sculpture by Matthew Gosser '03, an adjunct professor in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, will be featured in "Collect This," an assemblage of works that represent the ideas and boldness of the New Newark at the 239 Collective gallery. The exhibition runs June 17-August 31, 2010. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will be held on June 24, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.  >>
A team comprised of New Jersey School of Architecture alumni Justin Foster '08, Lauren Page '08, and Phil Kuehne '07 of the design collective KIT won first place in the New York Architecture League's design charette competition. Their winning design, which features hundreds of hula hoops forming a connected canopy, will be part of a temporary summer installation in the backyard of the SUPERFRONT art gallery to host events for New York City Explorers, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit group.   >>
Parametric smart modules created in an industrial design class taught by Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, assistant director of the FabLab at NJIT's School of Art and Design will be on display June 18-July 18 in the NOUS Gallery in London during the London Festival of Architecture. >>
Brian Novello, of Rockaway Township,  a graduating fifth year student in the NJIT Bachelor of Architecture Degree Program, has received the third place bronze medal from NJIT for his inventive design to create docking stations in rivers to harness clean energy.  The honor was awarded at the NJIT Dana Knox Provost Research Day competition on April 14, 2010.  >>
Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, director of the Real Estate Development Program at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and founding principal of VCDC in New York City, will discuss "Hyperdensity" at the Skanska Endowed Lecture on Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall II. The event kicks off NJIT's College of Architecture and Design Spring 2010 Evening Lecture Series. The lecture is free and open to the public. >>
2009
Like most practicing architects in Lower Manhattan, Richard Garber, a professor at NJIT's School of Architecture and Design and his partner Nicole Robertson, have seen their fair share of oddball requests. >>
The Spring 2009 issue of NJIT Magazine is now available on line. The issue's cover feature describes the transformation of New Jersey School of Architecture, now one part of the new NJIT College of Architecture and Design along with the recently established School of Art+Design. >>
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). >>
2008
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, an associate professor in NJIT's School of Architecture, will discuss “From Car to Container: A Brief History of Recycling in Architecture” on Dec. 4, from 6 p.m.- 6:45 p.m., at the American Folk Art Museum's Lincoln Center Branch, in Manhattan. >>
For an up-close look at life at NJIT, make time this fall and winter to attend an upcoming open house. The take-away will be more than a campus tour and meeting with an admissions counselor. You'll learn about NJIT's graduate and undergraduate programs in high-growth in-demand fields and meet one on one with faculty and admissions representatives. >>
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. >>
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. >>
“Developing Newark: Which Direction is Forward?”—a multi-university symposium on planning, design, economy and community will be held tomorrow, Nov. 8, 2008, at NJIT.  The theme will be revitalizing Newark and its region. >>
“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. >>
"Considering Context" is the topic of a lecture by Aaron Schwarz, FAIA, principal and director at the Perkins Eastman architecture and design firm, on Oct. 20 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1 at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the third in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series. >>
Art inspired by and created from the recent demolition of Newark's Westinghouse factory will be on view in the Gallery, 267 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT sponsors the gallery.  >>
Christopher Funkhouser, PhD, a professor in the Department of Humanities at NJIT, will perform a multimedia poem at the opening reception of The Westinghouse Project, the latest exhibition of the Ar+cheology Series, on October 11, 5-7 p.m. at the NJSOA Gallery. For more information, contact Gallery Director Matthew Gosser. >>
"Organic Constructions" is the topic of a lecture by Kenneth Huff of the Savannah College of Art and Design on October 13 at 5:45 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the second in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080. >>
William Mitchell, PhD, professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "Smart Sustainability: The City Car, the RoboScooter and Urban Mobility-on-Demand" on Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1 at NJIT. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the first in the NJSOA Fall 2008 Lecture Series. For more information or reservations, call 973-596-3080. >>
Alex Marshall, an adjunct professor in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, will appear on "Super City: New York," a documentary about the city's geography and infrastructure, on Sept. 22 at 9 p.m. on the History Channel.   >>
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. >>
With a charge not to tear down Newark's older buildings, but to rehabilitate them, NJIT research professor Deane Evans, an architect and executive director of NJIT's Center for Architecture and Building Science Research will open Newark's Green Future Summit tomorrow morning at NJIT.  >>
Deane M. Evans, FAIA, a research professor and executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, will provide welcoming remarks at Newark's Green Future Summit on Sept. 12-13 in the NJIT Campus Center. The two-day summit, which is free and open to the public, will highlight existing Newark sustainability initiatives and programs, present best practices from across the country, and offer an opportunity for participatory dialogue to chart priorities and next steps. Registration is required.  >>
Three architects in training from NJIT representing the The Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Morristown received honorable mention in the 2008 Millennium School International Design Competition based in the Philippines. The team placed fourth among the top seven winners in the competition, which attracted 120 entries from designers worldwide. At left: Brian D.B. Novello, a third-year student at the New Jersey School of Architecture who has interned as an architectural designer at the company's Morristown office since 2005; Muhammad H. Hussain '02 LEED AP, an architectural designer based in the Houston office; and team leader Benjamin P. Bakas ‘03, LEED AP, an architectural designer in Morristown. >>
Julian Bonder, an architect and teacher who has concentrated on investigating the relationships between memory, trauma, and public space, will discuss “Memory Works: The Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery and Other Works about People, Place and History” on July 21 at 1 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall II, New Jersey School of Architecture. Sponsored by the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS), Bonder's talk will focus on his winning competition entry for the Museum for the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France.  >>
High school students from throughout New Jersey, as well as the surrounding states, spent the day and most of the night at NJIT building a prototypical village of learning environments using only UPS boxes and tape. The event was part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's Summer Exploration Program, which introduces exceptional high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the study of architecture as a major in a professional, state-of-the-art learning environment. >>
More than ever before, building design and construction can be significantly improved to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to help better resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction, said NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD.  >>
The University of Chicago Press has published Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal by Gabrielle Esperdy, an associate professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT. >>
Darius Sollohub, associate professor at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, is featured today on The Daily Newarker community blog.  During the 31-minute interview, Sollohub provides some insight into the New Urbanism movement and how Newark's future is being guided from an urban design perspective. >>
Incoming first-year students took part in a two-day interactive overnight orientation this week as part of NJIT's Connections Miniversity Program. Students are given the opportunity to meet with advisors and receive guidance on academic planning. Beyond the academic orientation, students participate in activities that help orient them to community life and the diverse resources in and around Newark. Lead Coordinators for the 2008 Miniversity are Michael Lawson, of Parsippany, a junior majoring in architecture and Nicole Mavropoulos, of Livingston, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. >>
Richard Garber AIA, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, received two additional awards for his firm's design of a state-of-the-art pedestrian walkway in lower Manhattan: the AIANY 2008 Merit Award and a 2008 NY Designs Award from the Architectural League of New York. >>
Architect Gregory Minott, a graduate of the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, will share with two other architects a $10,000 prize for Best Design for Building in the Dudley Square Community Charrette and Design Competition. >>
Philip Rinaldi '68, founder and former chief executive officer of Coffeyville Resources and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, hosted a dinner cruise around Manhattan for 38 guests on June 5 aboard his one-of-a-kind yacht, the Vivere. The cruise was a silent auction offering at NJIT's Celebration 2007. In addition to the Rinaldis' generosity, the NJIT Board of Overseers and NJIT Board of Trustees members who signed on for the cruise donated more than $10,800 to NJIT. As per Phil's request, this amount will be equally divided in support of scholarships at the New Jersey School of Architecture, Newark College of Engineering, and the College of Science and Liberal Arts.    >>
Architects Deane M. Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, and Christine Bruncati, RA, will be interviewed on a rebroadcast of NJN's Green Builders, which profiles green building pioneers who have taken the leap into making their part of the “built environment” a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly place. Air times are June 1 at 11 p.m.; June 11 at 9 p.m.; and June 14 at 3 p.m. >>
If you have ever wondered why study abroad is terrific, just ask Alexa McCartney, of Somerville, a fifth-year architecture student at NJIT  who will graduate May 17, 2008.  McCartney spent a semester studying in Spain this past year. >>
Works by Brooks Atwood, an adjunct professor at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture and a principal of POD DESIGN+MEDIA LLC will be on display through May 18, 2008 at the Re-Imagining ASIA Exhibition & Conference in Berlin, Germany. Atwood's first collaboration with artist Michael Joo won the grand prize at the 6th annual biennale in Gwangju, South Korea.  >>
Todd Rouhe, an adjunct professor at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, Lars Fischer, and Maria Ibanez of the three-person firm Common Room will discuss "Provisional Practice" at the NJSOA Spring 2008 Lecture Series on March 31 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I.   >>
Nina Rappaport, an architectural writer, editor, and curator, will discuss her recent book Support and Resist: Structural Engineers and Design Innovation at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture on March 24 at 5:45 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall 1. AIA/CES credits will be available.  >>
J. Max Bond, Jr., FAIA, internationally recognized architect, educator and partner at Davis Brody Bond, will discuss “The Architecture of the Civil Rights Movement” on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), Weston Lecture Hall I. Bond won early recognition for the design of the Bolgatanga Library in Ghana, followed by projects including the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and the National September 11th Memorial Museum. The event kicks off the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Student Design Competition. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture Gallery at NJIT and the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University will host "Neo-Constructivism: Art, Architecture and Activism," a rare dual-venue exhibition of works by 20 contemporary artists from New Jersey, New York, Miami, Canada and Australia.  >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture Gallery at NJIT and the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University in Newark will host "Neo-Constructivism: Art, Architecture and Activism," a rare dual-venue exhibition of works by 20 artists including Matthew Gosser, adjunct professor of architecture at NJIT, Boris Petropavlovsky, and Clare Firth-Smith. The exhibition runs through April 10, 2008. For more information, directions and times, visit http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/artgallery/current/index.html. >>
Sara Nordstrom, a graduate student in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT and a founding member of Students Concerned with Efficient Environmental Design (SCEED), is competing in the Architecture 2030 national Face It face-painting contest.  The competition is part of the 2030 Challenge, an initiative that calls upon those in the building professions to eliminate all carbon emissions from buildings by 2030. >>
2007
A ton of plywood, a willing patron and an innovative architecture professor have joined forces to create what arguably might be New York's most beautiful sidewalk. Lower Manhattan architect Richard Garber, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, took first place last month in a competition to design, develop and build a visually pleasing and utilitarian construction site walkway. >>
A ton of plywood, a willing patron and an innovative architecture professor have joined forces to create what arguably might be New York's most beautiful sidewalk.  Lower Manhattan architect Richard Garber, an assistant professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, took first place last month in a competition to design, develop and build a visually pleasing and utilitarian construction site walkway.  >>
A few days ago, the remnants of Hurricane Noel traveled northward to New York and New England with wind speeds approaching 80 miles per hour in Massachusetts. The storm caused significant damages, especially there. >>
Tony Schuman, an associate professor in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, received a medal from the Newark Municipal Council for his efforts in leading a two-day celebration of the Newark Eagles, the Negro National League baseball team that played in Newark from 1926-1948. The medal was presented by Council President Mildred Crump on Sept. 14 at the conclusion of a ceremony at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium. >>
High school students from throughout New Jersey, as well as the surrounding states, spent the day and most of the night at NJIT building a prototypical village of learning environments using only UPS boxes and tape. The event was part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's summer architecture career exploration program. A jury of architects judged the finished projects and selected a winning design. >>
Certain home shapes and roof types can better resist high winds and hurricanes, according to a researcher at NJIT. Civil engineer Rima Taher, PhD, special lecturer in  NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, spent two years examining the findings of research centers that have studied the best designs, construction materials and methods needed to withstand extreme wind events and hurricanes. >>
Three graduates of the New Jersey School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology were hired by Hillier Architecture in Princeton. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Glenn Goldman, professor and director of the Imaging Laboratory at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), was elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the 2007 Jury of Fellows from The American Institute of Architects (AIA), an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. Goldman will receive his Fellowship medal on May 4, 2007 at the AIA 2007 National Convention and Design Expo in San Antonio. >>
High performance schools integrate the best in today's design strategies and building technologies. Even better, they make a difference in the way children learn. Deane Evans, FAIA, executive director of the Center for Architecture and Building Science Research at NJIT, numbers among the nation's top boosters for high-performance schools. >>
“Research, Design, Flat World Economics: Recent Work in Dubai, Kazakhstan and Switzerland” is the topic of a lecture by Brian Kowalchuk, design director of CUH2A in Princeton, NJ on March 5 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. >>
“Modular Moire” is the topic of a lecture by Evan Douglis, chair of the Undergraduate School of Architecture at Pratt Institute, on Feb. 26 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. >>
“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. >>
Most people don't think of salvaged umbrellas, used auto parts or rusty old medical and restaurant equipment as catalysts for the imagination. But for Montclair artist and designer Boris Petropavlovsky, a former engineer trained in Russia, such found objects are elements of beauty and inspiration. >>
2006
Stan Allen, an internationally recognized architect and dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton University, will speak at the NJSOA Fall Lecture Series on Nov. 13 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 call 973-596-3080. >>
"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. >>
Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Ashley Shafer, editors of Praxis: Journal of Writing and Building, will discuss "The Practice of Praxis" on Oct. 23 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. >>
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.  >>

KUDOS October 2006

October 01, 2006
Professor Emeritus To Receive Mathematics Prize from National Cultural AssociationVladislav Goldberg, PhD,  professor emeritus in the department of mathematical sciences, will receive the Mathematics Prize for 2006 from the National Cultural Association at an awards ceremony in November in Reggio Calabria, Italy.Professor Named Associate Editor of International JournalPaul G. Ranky, PhD, a professor in the department of industrial engineering, was named associate editor of Assembly Automation, a well-established international journal by Emerald Publishers in the UK.Alumna Named To Who's Who of American WomenRita Thornton, PhD, who received her doctorate in environmental science from NJIT and was the graduate student speaker at the May 2006 commencement ceremony, was selected to be in the 2007 edition of Who's Who of American Women.Architecture Professor Appointed Assistant Editor of Multi-Volume Series on US BuildingsGabrielle Esperdy, assistant professor at New Jersey School of Architecture, has been named assistant editor of the Buildings of the United States, a multi-volume series sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians, and appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Architectural Education, published by the Associate of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. She also received a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for her continuing research on "The Architectress in United States: Perceptions and Realities of Women in Practice Since WWII." >>
NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture is one of 13 educational institutions that are participating in an exhibition of student work at the Center for Architecture in New York City now through Nov. 10, 2006. Peter Schubert/Hillier Architecture are the lead sponsors of the event. >>
Anthony W. Schuman, an associate professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, received at NJIT's annual awards convocation, the Foundation Overseers Public and Institute Service Award. >>
A group of high school students spent the day and most of the night at NJIT building meditation rooms out of nothing more than UPS boxes and tape. The project is part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program, a two-day intensive class that teaches students what it is like to attend architecture school. A jury of architects judged the finished projects and selected a winning design (at left). >>
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. >>
Students and alumni from NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) presented their work on April 20 at the Design Showcase 2006. “New Orleans East,” a report by architecture students on their design and construction work this semester helping residents in New Orleans return to their homes, was featured at the annual event. >>
“New Orleans East,” a report by architecture students at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) on their design and construction work this semester helping residents in New Orleans return to their homes, will be held on April 20 at 6 p.m. in Weston Lecture Hall I, NJSOA. Students Hyung Kang and John Rado and their instructor, James Dart, will present their designs for retrofitting existing houses, designing new prototype houses for flood-prone conditions, and discuss their impressions of conditions on the ground. The event is free and open to the public. >>
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. >>
Environmental psychologist Richard Olsen, PhD, and research architect Lynn Hutchings are people on a mission. The researchers, based in the New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, would like to see older people and people with dementia live better, safer and more comfortable lives staying in their homes. “The thing to keep in mind when assessing a home is to remain flexible and honest when assessing the capabilities of the individual,” said Olsen. >>
Architect Pablo Campos will discuss "The Educational Campus: Architecture + Learning - The Innovative University of Salamanca Campus at Villamayor" on March 29 at 12:30 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. >>
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.” >>
Douglas Gauthier and Jeremy Edmiston (at left) of SYSTEM Architects will discuss "SYSTEMs in Play" on March 20 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. >>
"Watch Your Figure" is the topic of a lecture by Ron Witte of WW Architects on March 6, 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. >>
Gabrielle Esperdy, PhD, an assistant professor in NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA), will moderate "Women in Architecture, Past, Present, and Future,” a panel discussion featuring prominent women architects on March 1, 2:30-4 p.m., in Weston Hall, 2nd Floor Gallery, NJSOA. >>
The NJIT community mourns the loss of Juliet Ashton Gauchat, late wife of Urs Gauchat, dean of the New Jersey School of Architecture. Dr. Gauchat was a clinical social worker and supervisor at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass., where she counseled women suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Dr. Gauchat was active in the Cambridge community, serving as a member of the Cambridge Children and Family Services Board and on the Shady Hill School board of directors. Services for Dr. Gauchat will be held on Thursday, February 23 at 10 a.m. at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Mass. >>
Esther da Costa Meyer, a professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University, will discuss "Redefining Modernism: The Work of Lina Bo Bardi" on Feb. 20 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. >>
Matt Gosser, an adjunct instructor of architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), will be honored by the Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee for making furniture, sculpture and art from objects he salvaged at the former Pabst Brewery. >>
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. >>
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. >>
2005
Darius Sollohub, an assistant professor of architecture at NJIT who along with his students has worked to revitalize towns and cities across the state, was named Educator of the Year by the Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute. >>
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. >>
"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. >>
Michael Mostoller, a distinguished professor at the New Jersey School of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), was named a master teacher during university convocation, NJIT's annual fall awards ceremony. >>
Erica D'Almeida, a senior majoring in architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received a Presidential Leadership Award during university convocation. The award recognizes students who have shown a deep commitment to NJIT. >>
One day last year, Matt Gosser, who teaches architectural graphics at NJIT, read that the Pabst Brewery was being demolished. But when Gosser walked inside the brewery, he found a treasure trove of objects: original architectural drawings; engineering drawings; machine parts; and metal work. Sixteen months later, the New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) gallery at NJIT is hosting “AR+CHAEOLOGY: The Death and After-life of the Pabst Brewery,” an exhibit featuring sculpture, furniture and collages that Gosser made from objects he found in the brewery. “We feel that Gosser's exhibit is historic and reflects an important part of Newark's history and economic development,” said James Dyer, associate dean at NJSOA. >>
Renowned Virginia architect and designer William McDonough will speak Oct. 26 at NJIT about how the use of technology is integral to its creation, application and value. His talk is entitled, “Tools of Intention, Tools of Value” and will take place from 3-4:30 p.m. in the atrium of the NJIT Campus Center. The talk is free and open to the public and parking is available. For more information, call Jay Kappraff at (973) 596-3490. >>
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. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) new architectural curriculum received high praise from Campus Technology magazine. In the magazine's August issue, NJIT was recognized for allowing freshmen architecture students to work immediately with electronic digital media in their design studio classes. >>
A group of 117 high school students will spend the day, and most of the night, at NJIT today building meditation rooms out of nothing more than cardboard boxes – namely, UPS boxes. The project is part of the New Jersey School of Architecture's Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program, a two-day intensive class that teaches students what it is like to attend architecture school. On July 7 at 10 a.m., a jury of architects will examine the finished projects and select a winner. >>
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.  >>
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." >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
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. >>
Environmental psychologist Richard Olsen, PhD, a research professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has developed 16 easy and affordable ways people can make their homes safer and more comfortable.  The information may help baby boomers planning retirement homes.  Olsen regularly studies ways to improve living environments for the aging and people with disabilities and Alzheimer's disease.“Our studies consistently illustrate that with several simple, relatively inexpensive modifications such as reorganizing the kitchen cabinets or installing anti-skid strips on the stair tread, people can create safer and more comfortable living environments,” said Olsen who also directs the health and aging division at NJIT's Center for Architecture and Building Science Research. >>
Students from the New Jersey School of Architecture won both first place and honorable mention in the student section of the building division of the 2004 Autodesk Innovation Awards competition. First-place award went to fifth-year undergraduate student Elliot Glassman for his proposed River Vale Public Safety Complex (at left) created in the design studio of Professor Glenn Goldman. Graduate student Hector Camps won honorable mention for his project, a proposed addition to the Uffizi Gallery created in the design studio of Professor M. Stephen Zdepski. >>
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. >>
2004
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. >>
The second of three sessions of the fourth annual New Jersey School of Architecture (SOA) Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program concluded today with an awards ceremony and closing remarks from NJSOA Dean Urs Gauchat. High school juniors and seniors with an interest in architecture participate in this intensive, two-day program. Students attended classes in design, computer graphics and drawing, plus built a learning center using UPS boxes. John J. Nallin, Vice President, United Parcel Service and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, donated more than 3,000 UPS boxes. >>
High school juniors and seniors with an interest in architecture participated in the first of two sessions of the fourth annual New Jersey School of Architecture Summer Architecture Career Exploration Program on June 29 and June 30, 2004. In addition to classes in design, computer graphics and drawing, students were assigned a hands-on project in which they were instructed to build a learning center using UPS boxes. The winning design, shown at left, was judged based on criteria including process and product, teamwork, and completing a project within a short time period.  “It was very difficult to choose the winning design,” said Darius Sollohub, assistant professor and associate director of the Master in Infrastructure Planning Program. >>
In the latest example of institutional collaboration proposed by the presidents of New Jersey's research universities and envisioned by Gov. James E. McGreevey, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have announced a new dual-degree program. >>
Starting next fall, graduates from Rutgers' Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture will receive a dual Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) and Master in Infrastructure Planning (MIP) upon completion of 60 credits. To complete the dual-degree program, each school will accept 12 credits from the other toward graduation requirements, thus reducing by 24 the total of 84 credits that would be needed to obtain the two degrees separately. The New Jersey School of Architecture's MIP is the only program of its type in North America that focuses on infrastructure planning and design, and on interdisciplinary relationships with infrastructure engineering and technology. >>
Students of New Jersey School of Architecture once again dominated the student divisions of the annual CADDIE Awards. Hector Camps, Akekarach Palbulkulsiri and Hyunsuk Kim took first, second and third place, respectively, in the graduate division, while Tom Senger and Victor Keto won first and second prize in the undergraduate division.  All five are students of Stephen Zdepski.   Sponsored in part by Cadalyst magazine, the annual international competition celebrates excellence in digital imaging and presents awards in student and professional categories. NJIT has produced 25 CADDIE winners in the past nine years with 13 students of Zdepski, 11 students in the studios and classes of Glenn Goldman, and one student of Amado Batour. >>
The School of Architecture (SOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently announced that three high school students won the annual National Architectural Design Competition for high school students. This year's project was to design a skateboard park, replete with an arena, bleachers and a service area that included showers, lockers, a food station and an administration area. >>
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. >>
Zeynep Celik, Ph.D., a professor of architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) received a 2004 Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship.The Guggenheim Foundation selected Celik, of Manhattan, on the basis of distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment.  >>
More than two dozen architecture students will learn this weekend how to build brick walls, not only with their imaginations but also with their hands, at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  The second annual build and design competition is sponsored by the International Masonry Institute of New Jersey (IMI/NJ).  The organization has donated the materials in addition to pouring more than a half dozen concrete foundations. >>
The Mid-Atlantic Precast Association (MAPA), an organization comprised of 12 precast concrete producer member firms located throughout the Mid-Atlantic States, announces Michael Kluck, an architect with the Princeton Design Guild in Belle Mead, New Jersey, as the first place winner of their Precast Castle Design Competition. Sika Corporation and Meadow Burke Products served as co-sponsors of this year's program in celebration of MAPA's twenty-fifth anniversary. >>
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). >>
2003
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) architecture student Daisy Kim of Whitfield, CT, recently was awarded a $2,500 New Jersey Carpenter-Contractor Trust (NJCCT) scholarship.  Kim is in her fourth year of completing a five-year architecture program at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA).   “We hope the scholarship will help to bridge the occasional gap between the trades and the designer world,” says NJCCT Director Phil Cooney. “We also hope to forge a stronger partnership between union carpenters, their contractors, and future designers.” >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation (SCC) have entered into an agreement to establish the nation's first center to provide technical design and construction data to build high performance 21st century schools throughout the state.  >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently announced the appointment of Norman B. Baker, a leading commercial real estate broker in the New York Metropolitan region, to the NJSOA Board of Visitors. >>
The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently announced the appointment of architect Karen Nichols, FAIA, to the NJSOA Board of Visitors. >>
Manuel Millan (Carteret), and Wai Lung Choi (Newark), students at NJIT's New Jersey School of Architecture, have added to the honors historically won by entries from NJIT in the 2003 Caddies competition. Millan won a second-place award in the Undergraduate Student category for Venetian Canal and tied for third place with Choi for Glass Studio. Choi's winning entry is Prague Town Square. According to Cadalyst Magazine, the winners, Millan and Choi among them, stood out from an “overwhelming” number of entries. >>
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.   >>
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. >>
The annual awards ceremony for the School of Architecture (SOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) recently honored students for outstanding contributions to the school and for student efforts. >>
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. >>