NJIT To Host “Post Sandy” Symposium & Workshop
NJIT will be hosting a symposium & workshop by AIA Regional Recovery Working Group entitled “Post Sandy: the Effect on the URBAN” on July 9, 2013. Organized by AIA New York, AIA New Jersey, AIA Connecticut, and AIA Rhode Island Chapters in collaboration with New Jersey Institute of Technology and New York Institute of Technology, this program will bring together and highlight efforts from across the region and act as a regional forum to share local design and policy initiatives, applied strategies and efforts, and lessons learned; to ignite conversation; and to find creative, practical and far-reaching recovery solutions that communities can implement in their current planning processes. NJIT School of Architecture and NJIT Center for Resilient Design will be making presentations as part of the program. This event will be approved for AIA continuing education credits. Learn more here
The program is free and open to public. To register: http://aians.org/aia-regional-recovery/
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Weston Hall (College of Architecture and Design), Gallery, Newark, New Jersey
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Zeynep Çelik, distinguished professor of architecture who holds appointments in NJIT’s New Jersey School of Architecture and Federated Department of History, was recently honored by Turkey’s Bosphorus University and the Vehbi Koç Foundation for her work in architectural and cultural history.