Spotlight on Urban Design

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Students Propose Ways to Achieve Zero-Carbon Footprint in Gowanus

Feature | Dec 16, 2020

Students in the M.S. in Architecture, Urban, and Regional Design program address issues of climate change and rezoning in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, N.Y.


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School of Architecture and Design: Final Reviews

Feature | Jan 23, 2019

In December, NYIT School of Architecture and Design showcased undergraduate and graduate students’ final projects at a series of review sessions on the Long Island and New York City campuses.


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Graduate Students and the AIA-NY Team Up For "Future Streets Car Free Earth Day"

Climate-Resilient Urban Design Studio, Fall 2016

Blog-Video | Dec 22, 2016

This “vertical” graduate-undergraduate design studio at NYIT engages the New York Metropolitan area as a climate laboratory and contributes to the critical dialog cities and regions confronting climate change. The interdisciplinary studio introduces students to the fundamentals of urban design while confronting resiliency challenges in a vulnerable, flood-prone district in Nassau County, Long Island. The studio is further enriched by collaboration with outside experts working with the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery.

Climate-Resilient Urban Design Studio, Fall 2016

Video | Dec 22, 2016

This “vertical” graduate-undergraduate design studio at NYIT engages the New York Metropolitan area as a climate laboratory and contributes to the critical dialog cities and regions confronting climate change. The interdisciplinary studio introduces students to the fundamentals of urban design while confronting resiliency challenges in a vulnerable, flood-prone district in Nassau County, Long Island. The studio is further enriched by collaboration with outside experts working with the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery.
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Student Work: From the Urban Design Studios

Blog | Dec 12, 2016

Student work from recent urban design studios.



Spring 2016 Urban Climate Lab


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Graduate Students Contributing to the Fourth Regional Plan - Regional Plan Association

Blog | Dec 08, 2016

RPA upcoming Fourth Regional Plan is crafting a long-range vision for the region's shared prosperity, health and livability, resiliency and good governance and MsAURD students are playing their part.


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Urban Design Studio in Paris: Cooling a Hot City

Video | Oct 17, 2016

Urban Design students traveled to Paris to explore how cities can adapt and thrive in changing global conditions.
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Bridge from University to Profession: Internships and Careers

Blog | Sep 20, 2016

Recent graduate Heba ElGawish talks about her work with the City of Alexandria.


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Grad student participation in EcoDisctrict Summit 2016

Blog | Sep 16, 2016

The 2016 EcoDistricts Summit was held in Denver CO September 13-15


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