RJ Fiorentino

Bachelor of Architecture

“In November 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Housing New York 2.0 (HNY 2.0). In support of HNY 2.0, the New York City Department of Housing and Preservation has aggressively moved through its inventory of vacant and underutilized city-owned land to created more affordable housing. Some of the remaining inventory includes lots that are challenging to develop due to their small size. The goal of this design studio is to elevate the exploration in the anslation of conceptual thinking and architectural space into a theme in which students are able to expand their foundation knowledge on housing, domesticity, logics or aggregation, program-driven architecture, public/private relations, community life and culture,” (excerpt from studio introduction)