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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

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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To Curb Climate Change, Cities Need the Right Design

Feature | Dec 05, 2017

NYIT professor pens op-ed stressing the importance of urban design in helping people adapt to a warming climate.

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Student Profile: Shenger “Anna” Dai

Profile | Oct 18, 2017

When it comes to architecture, Shenger “Anna” Dai likes to look at the big picture.

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Jeffrey Raven Panels "Archtober Goes Nordic" at the New School in NYC

Blog | Oct 05, 2017

Jeffrey Raven and fellow panelists discussed how NYC urban redevelopment projects and districts compares to Nordic best practices within design and public health in the built environment.
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