Spotlight on Urban Design

This blog is maintained by the Architecture, Urban, and Regional Design, M.S. program. Contact grad.arch@nyit.edu for more information.

Design Studio Reviews: Resilient Eco-District for NYC, Spring 2013

Blog | Jun 03, 2013

The work emerging from this and similar studios builds on projects and research by MAURD faculty focused on climate-resilient urban design, and contributes to the critical dialogue in New York City and other cities confronting climate change.


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Resilient Cities Workshops, Germany

Blog | Apr 30, 2013

The Humboldt Foundation and CIPSEM-UNEP, International Post-Graduate Training Programme, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, April 2012.


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Euro-India Urbanism Workshop: Shaping a New Capital City to Fit Indian Life

Blog | Mar 13, 2013

The workshop is part of a European Union program called Euro-Asian Sustainable Towns Programme (EAST).


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Published: STAR Community Index, 1.0, to Develop Sustainable Standards for American Communities

Blog | Oct 12, 2012

Jeffrey Raven’s work with STAR is focused on developing goals, scope, and measures for green infrastructure, climate adaptation, transportation, and more.


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Urban Design Panel Discussion Organized by NYIT Professor Santamaria

Blog | Sep 28, 2012

The urban design panel organized by Professor Santamaria also participated in Studio X.


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Cambridge University Lecture on Sustainable Cities Delivered by NYIT's New MAURD Director

Blog | Sep 20, 2012

MURD director Jeffrey Raven was invited by the Cambridge University International Land Institute to lecture on sustainable cities.


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Jeffrey Raven Appointed Director of the Master of Architecture in Urban and Regional Design Program

Blog | Sep 12, 2012

With more than 20 years in professional experience, Jeffrey Raven will become the director of the MURD program in NYIT's School of Architecture and Design.


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Designing Urban Renewal: NYIT Architects Envision Plans for Willets Point

Blog | Feb 16, 2012

A group of architecture students and recent graduates redesigned a neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., as part of a city-wide initiative to redevelop the area as an engine for economic growth for New York City.


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School of Architecture to Participate in NYC DDC's innovative "Town and Gown" Program

Blog | Dec 21, 2011

NYIT is the first School of Architecture to Participate in NYC DDC's innovative "Town and Gown" program


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Port Richmond and Stapleton Reviews at the St. George Theatre

Blog | Dec 11, 2008

Exciting new visions for the waterfronts in Port Richmond and Stapleton were on display at the St. George Theatre on Tuesday.


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