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NJIT Assistant Professor Brooks Atwood, a principal in POD Design + Media, will have his work featured later this month in The Showtime House airing Dec. 26, 2010-Jan. 1, 2011.  >>
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.  >>
CoAD Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster's design for a prefabricated home in Buffalo, NY is featured in an article in the Journal of Architecture Education, Issue 64:1. This project, called the Ice Cycle house, features a series of innovative building solutions to sustainable living in northern climates.  >>
Sunil Saigal, PhD, dean of NJIT's Newark College of Engineering, was one of nine individuals honored for their achievements this weekend in the field at the 30th annual gala of the Society of Indian American Engineers and Architects (SIAEA). Founded about three decades ago as a non-profit body with a few dozen engineers, the society currently has some 700 members in New York and its neighboring states.   >>
Glenn Goldman, professor in NJIT's School of Art and Design, received the Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction on Sept. 15, 2010 at the NJIT University Convocation, an awards ceremony with a special welcoming ceremony for the freshman class. >>
Alexis Goldman, a project manager at Solutions Architecture in Newark and a 2002 graduate of NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, built a "Jumbotron" made entirely from unopened cans of food in an eight-hour Build Day as part of the CANstruction design competition. At the close of the exhibitions, the cans were donated to local food banks. >>
Third-year Digital Design student Benjamin Gross of Lambertville won the Cover Design Competition for the 12th Annual VALE/NJ ACRL/NJLA CUS User's Conference. The conference, “Strengthening Connections: Keeping Our Libraries Vital,” will be held on Jan. 11, 2011 at Busch Campus Center of Rutgers University in Piscataway and the program with Gross's work on the cover will be distributed to more than 200 attendees. Gross, a student in the College of Architecture and Design as well as the Albert Dorman Honors College, is a previous recipient of the Second Year Design Award for Digital Design and a Director's Scholarship in the School of Art + Design.  >>
Rima Taher, PhD, PE, a university lecturer in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, gave an invited speech at an education and infrastructure conference on Oct. 26-27 in Santiago, Chile. Taher spoke on the topic of designing and strengthening educational facilities against the risk of earthquakes and hurricanes; her paper on the subject will be published in the conference proceedings. The topic of the conference was "Advances in School Infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Financial Role of the Private Sector" hosted by The Inter-American Development Bank's Education Division in collaboration with Chile's Ministry of Education. >>
A chaise lounge design by Daniel Kopec '99, an adjunct professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been published in Chairs (Lark Books, 2010), a compendium of contemporary designs. Prior to joining the faculty at NJIT, Kopec owned and operated a furniture design business.     >>
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. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design will host the AIANJ Fall Symposium, "Users: Architecture and Post-Occupancy," on Oct. 27, 1:45-6:30 p.m. in the Weston Lecture Hall 1. >>
Scott Sindorf, co-founder and principal at UVPHACTORY, an award-winning motion and design production house located in New York City, will be the guest speaker at the Industry Speak Seminar Series on Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the College of Architecture and Design Conference Room. Coordinated by Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, the Industry Speak Seminar Series brings industry professionals in digital media, industrial design, interior design, and fine arts from the New York City/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area to speak with students and faculty in an intimate setting. >>
Mary Nittolo, president of The Studio, will join the lineup of digital media and visual communication professionals at the Industry-Speak Seminar Series on Oct. 11, 11:30 a.m-1 p.m. Coordinated by Assistant Professor Andrzej Zarzycki, the series brings industry professionals in digital media, industrial design, interior design, and fine arts from the New York City/Northern New Jersey metropolitan area to speak with students and faculty in an intimate setting in the College of Architecture and Design Conference Room. Contact: Andrzej Zarzycki at andrzej.zarzycki@njit.edu >>
Henry Grosman and Babak Bryan's "Fractured Bubble" design was recently selected as the "People's Choice Sukkah of New York City" in the 2010 Sukkah City Design Competition. Grosman is currently working as an architect in New York and teaches a design studio and a seminar at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design. The temporary structure, which was created by architecture students in NJIT's FABLAB, will be on display in Union Square until October 2. >>
NJIT's College of Architecture and Design and Matthew Gosser '03 present "Details, Details, Details" featuring the work of artists Roberto Osti, Daniel Brophy, and Gocha Tsinadze, whose use of fine lines and uncompromising attention to detail offer a common linkage between artwork that would otherwise not appear so similar. A reception open to the public will be held on Sept. 24, 2010 from 5-9 p.m., with refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists. This exhibition will also be part of the Newark Arts Council's Open Doors, a weekend celebration of the arts with a Friday night gallery crawl and a Sunday afternoon open studio tour. For more information, call 973-596-3080 or go to: www.gosser.info. >>
Andrzej Zarzycki, an assistant professor in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been elected to the New York City chapter of the ACM/SIGGRAPH Board of Directors. ACM SIGGRAPH is the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for computer graphics and interactive techniques. >>
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).  >>
Sophia Sobers of Budd Lake presented “Parametric Architecture” in the design category of the research poster session at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference last month in Los Angeles. Sobers, who expects to graduate in May 2011 with a BS in architecture from NJIT and a BA in art from Rutgers-Newark, is the first undergraduate from the College of Architecture and Design to have a research poster accepted for presentation at the premier computer graphics annual conference. She explored the idea of creating a “responsive architecture” – an architectural system that explores the idea of using a parametric interface that reacts and changes based on user input that was originally developed as part of coursework with Henry Grosman, adjunct faculty in the New Jersey School of Architecture. >>
Daniel Palma of Paterson and Benjamin Gross of Lambertville, two juniors from NJIT's School of Art + Design, were selected to serve in the Student Volunteer Program at the Association of Computing Machinery's 2010 SIGGRAPH Conference. Admission to the Student Volunteer Program is highly competitive and provides participants access to network with industry leaders and the opportunity to attend short courses, presentations of production case studies, and technical paper sessions. Students provide a minimum of 30 hours of service during the conference, which started on July 24 and concluded on July 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Palma and Gross are both third-year students in the Entertainment Track in NJIT's new BA program in Digital Design. For the bilingual Palma, an EOP student and past recipient of a Director's Scholarship in the School of Art + Design, this marked the second consecutive year he was selected to participate at SIGGRAPH; 2010 was the first SIGGRAPH conference for Gross, a student in the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT. >>
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded NJIT $468,495 to create a comprehensive series of four courses to train and teach mechanical engineers in the New York Metropolitan Region how to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.  The NJIT Center for Building Knowledge, which thanks to its involvement with regional utilities and other state agencies has had much experience doing this kind of work, will organize and run the training sessions. Center Executive Director Deane M. Evans will be the project director.     >>
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. >>
Rima Taher, an expert in the design of low-rise buildings for extreme winds and hurricanes, is available to educate people about best building design and construction practices to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces. >>
Sara Jane Rin, a second-year industrial design student in NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, stands next to her work that was on display at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at NYC's Javits Center during the weekend of May 15-18. The event exposes students and their work to industry leaders in manufacturing and design, and also promotes awareness of NJIT to design and manufacturing professionals. >>
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. >>
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.  >>
The NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) has received the $25,000 grand prize for 2010 from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a small modern townhouse. Architecture students developed the design last semester for the Newark Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. >>
The NJIT College of Architecture and Design (COAD) has received the $25,000 grand prize for 2010 from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for a small modern townhouse. Architecture students developed the design last semester for the Newark Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. >>
Design through Dialogue: A Guide for Architects and Clients by Karen A. Franck, a professor in both the NJIT College of Architecture and Design and the NJIT College of Science and Liberal Arts, was published last month by Wiley & Sons. The book explores the relationship between client and architect through the lens of four overlapping activities that occur during any project: relating, talking, exploring and transforming. Teresa von Sommaruga Howard is the co-author.  >>
J. Robert Hillier, founder of Hillier Architecture and a member of the NJIT Board of Overseers, will discuss "Life After Recession: Think Outside the Box" at the Albert Dorman Honors College Colloquium Series on April 7, 2010, 2:30-4 p.m. in GITC 1100. >>
NJIT graduate architecture students are developing how to improve retail and residential areas near two rail stations on the NJ Transit Raritan Valley Line in Plainfield this semester.  Both stations will experience increased usage with the completion of a second tunnel beneath the Hudson River, the Access to the Region's Core project (ARC).  >>
Recent visitors to Jersey City know how much the skyline has changed in recent years—especially along the waterfront now replete with glittering and glamorous corporate office buildings tied together by a wide brick walkway for strolls along the Hudson River. Speaking on March 8, 2010 will be the key planners behind those changes.  >>
Rima Taher, a structural engineer at NJIT has accepted an invitation from Architecture for Humanity (AFH) to join architects and engineers creating a construction guide for rebuilding in earthquake and hurricane-prone areas. The guide would be used as a resource to builders as they begin their efforts in Haiti.  The manual will cover job site safety, dos and don'ts for earthquake and hurricane-resistant building and a list of appropriate/sustainable materials. It will be distributed for non-commercial use. >>
Anthony (Tony) Schuman, a professor at NJIT's College of Architecture and Design, has been named a distinguished professor by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA).  >>
Unique furniture designs made of exotic woods by craftsman Glen G. Guarino and life-size plywood fabrications of everyday objects by conceptual artist Ryan Roa, will be the focus of two simultaneous art shows opening at NJIT on March 4, 2010 from 5-9 p.m.  >>
Architect and photographer Christopher Payne, known for his photography books highlighting forgotten and lost structures, will be among the speakers at NJIT's free Monday night lecture series running through April.  More topics will include Jersey City's amazing redevelopment, hyperdensity, plus recent architectural projects by the renowned architect Bernard Tschumi. >>
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. >>