Kunal Majmudar, adjunct faculty member in the Digital Design program of the School of Art + Design has co-founded a new video game company: SWDTech Games. More.
The Spring 2013 Lecture Series at the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT started on February 18 with Kathryn Dean’s talk. More.
A team from the School of Art + Design’s Interior Design program was selected as an East Regional winner in the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition for the third consecutive year. More.
An article, “In Search of 'Eldertopia'” in the Atlantic Cities featured Georgeen Theodore and her students at CoAD at NJIT that tackled designing for the elderly. More.
For the third consecutive year, NJIT hosted one of the international sites for the 2013 Global Game Jam. The event represents a successful collaboration between the Digital Design program in the School of Art + Design and the Information Technology program in the College of Computing Sciences, as students form multidisciplinary teams at the start of the event to produce games. More.
College of Architecture and Design faculty members, Martina Decker, Keith Krumwiede, Jesse LeCavalier, Tony Schuman, and Darius Sollohub, shared their ideas, passions and projects in the second "Think Pieces" event Thursday, January 31.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology is establishing a program to inform and implement a resilient Post-Sandy recovery in New Jersey. Through research, design and actual demonstration projects, this process will provide State and local leaders, business owners and residents with actionable 21st Century ready-to-build designs and expertise for disaster recovery in areas hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. More.
CoAD Launches Effort To Help Heal Hurricane Sandy Wounds: NJIT publicly launched a major initiative today to call upon the university’s myriad levels of expertise – design and architecture, urban planning and environmental engineering – to help the state recover from Hurricane Sandy. More.
Registration for the 2013 Summer Architecture+Design Program for high school students is now open! The College of Architecture and Design offers summer programs in a state of the art university setting for exceptional high school students interested in architecture, interior design, industrial design and digital design. More.
The influential architecture and design publication DesignIntelligence has named College of Architecture and Design Associate Professor Anthony Schuman, a registered architect, one of 30 most-admired educators for 2013. More.
Habitat for Humanity projects were featured in Star Ledger yesterday. This studio project, which took place in the School of Architecture at CoAD, challenged students to design a livable home for under $100 per square foot. A six-judge panel selected the designs of Levitta Lawrence and Andres Ormeno (tie for first place) to be built on five lots in East Orange.
On Thursday, December 13, at 10 AM at the Weston Gallery, CoAD is organizing a Town Hall type meeting to discuss the College’s response to Hurricane Sandy. More.
Three third-year Interior Design students from the School of Art + Design were selected as one of two winners of the 2012 “Through the Decades” Chair Design Competition sponsored by Kimball Office Furniture. More.
2012 Recipients of Scholarships and Excellence in Design Awards were announced at the Awards Dinner. For Scholarships click here and for Excellence in Design Awards click here.
Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster and students Christopher Daahler, Rana Karca, Pablo Lopez, and Michael Middleton presented the work of their Spring 2012 design studio last week at the 2012 Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute's (PCI) Annual Convention and National Bridge Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. More.
An educator, writer and designer, architect Keith Krumwiede has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design an associate professor. Krumwiede will also be coordinating the Graduate Architecture Program. More.
Interior Design at the School of Art + Design at NJIT is featured in this month’s Plinth and Chintz, an online newsletter about Interior Design. See the newsletter.
In addition to the Curated Student Work Exhibit, NJIT’s School of Art + Design was represented at SIGGRAPH 2012 by five students from Digital Design program who were selected to the highly competitive Student Volunteer Program during which each student provided a minimum of 30 hours of service for the weeklong event. More.
CoAD recently hosted the jury of the international student design competition called “Integrated Communities: A Society for All Ages” organized by the International Council for Caring Communities, in cooperation with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and other partners. More.
Jesse LeCavalier, a noted international architect with interests in logistics and urbanism, has been appointed assistant professor in NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design. More.
Martina Decker, an internationally renowned architect, who focuses on how new materials with novel properties might generate solutions to various contemporary challenges in sustainability and health and safety, has been appointed to the faculty of NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design as an assistant professor. More.
Zeynep Celik, distinguished professor at the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, published a new book that was co-edited with Zainab Bahrani and Edhem Eldem, in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at SALT in Istanbul: “Scramble for the Past: A Story of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire, 1753-1914”. More.
Art + Design students exhibit work at 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City. More.
Infrastructure Planning students from the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT made a public presentation at the City of Hackensack Council Meeting on May 7. More.
Ten students from the College of Architecture and Design participated in the 2012 Earth Day Education Fair at 7 World Trade Center in New York City on April 20. More.
“Holding Pattern” brings Interboro Partners, and NJIT CoAD’s Georgeen Theodore as one of the founding partners, the Urban Design Merit Award in AIA New York's Design Awards. More.
Ten interior students from the School of Art + Design at NJIT CoAD spent Saturday March 24 in Mahwah, NJ designing, building, and helping a family in need. More.
Winners of the Dean's Design Competition for High School Students 2012 are announced. More.
The Princeton Review ranked NJIT as one of the top undergraduate schools in which to study video game design. More.
The post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans planning and design work of James Dart, AIA, university lecturer and director of the Siena Urban Design Studio at NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) is featured in a new book that examines the roles and responsibilities of architects in disaster recovery.More.
Interior Design Program at NJIT College of Architecture and Design has two of three East Regional winners in 2012 IDEC Competition. More.
Zeynep Celik, PhD, distinguished professor in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, has won the highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2012-13 for her project “Empires and Antiquities: Appropriating the Past.” More.
Team NJIT has been selected to participate at the Solar Decathlon China (SD China) competition to be held in Datong, China in August 2013. More.
Matt Burgermaster, assistant professor in the NJIT College of Architecture and Design, wins the 2011-2012 ACSA Faculty Design Award for his “Ice Cycle House.”More.
Dean’s Design Competition for High School Students
Sponsored by the College of Architecture and Design, this is a design competition open to all New Jersey high school students of all grades. More.
Dean’s Design Competition 2013 has been cancelled. For more information, please contact Peggy Fitzpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or (973) 596-3077.
Evening Lecture Series
The Evening Lecture Series brings nationally and internationally recognized architects, academics, and allied professionals to NJIT to discuss their current work and developments in the professions of architecture and design. Lecturers bring a diversity of experience and viewpoints to our students, faculty and the greater university community. More.
The Gallery, located in Weston Hall in the heart of the College of Architecture and Design, hosts two exhibits each year curated by adjunct faculty member Matt Gosser. Each exhibit is introduced with an opening reception which usually feature refreshments and live entertainment, usually local college bands. More.
The CoAD's Design Showcase is the premier event for the CoAD community. Select members of the student body are invited - based on academic performance and design skills - to exhibit their best work alongside professional work submitted by the School's alumni. More.
Special Student Events
A number of special student events take place throughout the year. Foremost among these are the Fall Ball held just before the holiday break, and the Graduation Celebration held in May.
The Fall Ball, a completely student run affair, features dancing to live rock and roll, a host of refreshments, and some stunningly attired students. Each year a new design-related theme is selected and students create invitations, mount a publicity campaign that appears throughout the College and improvise special lighting and decorations to be installed in the Gallery. Last minute preparations are hectic but somehow everyone manages to complete the semester and appear at the Ball ready to have a great time.
The Graduation Celebration is a more sedate affair. Held under a tent on the lawn, new CoAD graduates enjoy champagne and strawberries and a brass quartet in their caps and gowns. The Dean makes a special toast and awards are made to outstanding students. Finally, students are photographed on the ramp, accompanied by a red and white balloon send-off amid cheers of success and celebration.
Masonry Design and Build
Masonry Design Build 2012, The construction process of this year's Masonry Design and Building Competition. Architecture students building their designs.
Team NJ Solar Decathlon 2011
A walkthrough of the Solar Decathlon house -- design team composed of architecture and industrial design students from NJIT CoAD, working with a team from Rutgers University.
Industrial Design at CoAD
Folding bicycles designed and fabricated by third year Industrial Design students with instructor Ran Lerner in Fall 2011.
Digital Design at CoAD
Danielle Esmaya created this video for the Video & Animation class – a required second year course for Digital Design students.
Grad Studies in Architecture
Justin Capuco graduate student at the New Jersey School of Architecture talks about his rewarding experiences.
Faculty Profile: Matt Gosser
Matthew Gosser '03, an adjunct professor in NJIT's College of Architecture