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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). >>