Masonry Day Brings Skilled Craftsman To NJIT Campus

NEWARK, March 30- The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosts Wednesday, April 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the third annual Masonry Day in conjunction with the International Masonry Institute of New Jersey (IMI/NJ). Master masons, plasterers, tile workers and others skilled craftspeople who belong to IMI/NJ will demonstrate to architecture students, professors and other participants important techniques using these materials.

NJSOA special lecturer, architect John Lebduska, of Hope, an architect in private practice, will be available to answer questions about how these materials are being used today in homes.

Demonstrations will include laying terrazzo and marble floors, hanging interior marble, showing ornamental and other types of plastering, hanging tile for both bath and kitchens, says John Bachenski, IMI spokesman. For directions to the school and information about parking, contact Sheryl Weinstein, Public Relations Director.

NJIT is a public research university enrolling over 8,200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students in 80 degree programs through its five colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management and the Albert Dorman Honors College. Research initiatives include manufacturing, microelectronics, multimedia, transportation, computer science, solar astrophysics, environmental engineering and science, and architecture and building science. According to Yahoo! Internet Life magazine rankings, NJIT has been America's most wired public university for three consecutive years.

Contact Information: Sheryl Weinstein
Office Of Communications, 
(973) 596-3436