Spotlight on Urban Design

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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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NYIT Urban Design Graduate Students Participate in AIANY Charrette on Midtown Manhattan

Blog | Dec 09, 2016

An important component of our graduate program is to provide cross-fertilization between profession and education.


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COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City

Blog-Video | Dec 01, 2016

COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City. - Urban Design Studio

COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City

Video | Dec 01, 2016

COP21 Paris: Cooling a Hot City. - Urban Design Studio


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NYIT Urban Design Graduate Student presents at Megacities Conference in Beijing

Blog | Aug 06, 2016

NYIT Urban Design graduate student presents to global experts on performance metrics for sustainable urban design.


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Graduate Urban Design Student Presents at Provost Discovery Luncheon

Blog | Nov 03, 2015

​Graduate student, Evelyn Thomas joined Director Jeffrey Raven in his presentation, “The Sustainable City: Shaping Resilient Communities for the 21st Century,” at the spring 2015 Provost Discovery Luncheon at NYIT’s Old Westbury campus. Highlights of Prof. Raven’s presentation can be found here.


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Professor Raven presents Climate-Resilient Urban Design at the NY Center for Architecture

Blog | Apr 08, 2015

Professor Raven presents Climate-Resilient Urban Design at the NY Center for Architecture, highlighting NYIT Urban Design Studio projects, 2015.
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Student Video: Food Desert - South Bronx, NYC

Blog-Video | Jan 29, 2014

Food Desert: Design Studio - The South Bronx, NYC. Fall Semester, MsAURD students were divided into five teams of two to take on New York City's five boroughs as a laboratory for urban design strategies.

Student Video: Food Desert - South Bronx, NYC

Video | Jan 29, 2014

Food Desert: Design Studio - The South Bronx, NYC. Fall Semester, MsAURD students were divided into five teams of two to take on New York City's five boroughs as a laboratory for urban design strategies.


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