Spotlight on Urban Design

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Archtober: Responsive Cities - Urban Heat Challenges

Event | Oct 23, 2018

In this event, we will hear from Jeffrey Raven, director of the graduate program in Urban and Regional Design at NYIT, as well as various speakers from New York City and Singapore, about ongoing efforts to cool our cities.
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Friends in High Places: 10th Friends of Architecture and Design Reception

Feature | Oct 04, 2018

More than 350 alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered for the 10th annual Alumni and Friends of the School of Architecture and Design Reception on September 27.


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Architecture Students Find a Way to Cool Down a “Sunny” Part of Queens

Feature | Sep 12, 2018

A group of three architecture students presented their design solution for Sunnyside Yard, an active rail yard in Queens, during the Urban Design Climate Workshop held at NYIT-New York City (Manhattan) in August.


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New York City Urban Design Climate Workshop (UDCW)

NYIT Experts Take Over in a Minute

Feature | Jun 04, 2018

Since 2017, The Academic Minute has featured a total of 13 NYIT experts, who have reached millions of influencers and other stakeholders.
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Urban Climate Lab: Graduate Urban Design Final Review held on 14 May at NYIT-Manhattan

Alumni Spotlight: Heba ElGawish to Panel Makeover Montgomery

Blog | May 02, 2018

Alumnus Heba ElGawish from Cohort 2014-2015 will be paneling for the 4th Makeover Montgomery held by the Montgomery County Planning Department and National Denter for Smart Community Growth in Montgomery County, Maryland.
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Graduate Students and the AIA-NY Team Up For "Future Streets Car Free Earth Day"

Video: Want to Curb Climate Change? Cities Need to Get Involved.

Feature | Apr 02, 2018

Associate Professor Jeffrey Raven and NYIT student Luciana Godinho talk about ways that mayors and urban leaders can help residents adapt to a warming climate.


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