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New York Institute of Technology

August 26, 2011

Amale Andraos of WORKac served as Visiting Professor of Architecture for the Spring Semester.

Students at New York Institute of Technology are designing a sustainable model for school buildings in underserved school communities in the Dominican Republic; this is in collaboration with the Hostos Dream Project. In December 2010, a group of students were also awarded the grand prize for their design of an energy-efficient hangar for the historic U.S.S. Intrepid.

Professor Victor Deupi delivered a presentation on "Santissima Trinità degli Spagnoli and Ibero-American Patronage in 18th-century Rome" at the CAA annual conference in New York on February 12, 2011.

Professor Gabriel Fuentes recently delivered a paper entitled “Between History and Modernity: Searching for Lo Cubano in Modern Cuban Architecture” at the 2011 Cuba Futures: Past and Present International Symposium hosted at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). His essay will be published as part of an edited volume entitled Cuban Intersections of Urban and Literary Spaces published by SUNY Press in late 2011. Fuentes also  presented “Expanded Territories: Engaging the Emerging Urbanisms of the Developing World” at the 2010 ACSA Northeast Conference, Urban/Suburban Identity hosted by the University of Hartford.   

Professors Michael Schwarting and Frances Campagni delivered a lecture at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation on the Aluminaire House.  Professor Schwarting gave a paper entitled “Gestalt Theory in Architecture” at the Politecnico di Milano, where he also sat on studio reviews. Professor Campagni’s paintings and drawings were the subject of a solo exhibition on March 1-April 26 in Port Jefferson, NY.

Professor Vossoughian’s ground-breaking first book, Otto Neurath: The Language of the Global Polis, has just been reissued in paperback. In the summer of 2012, Professor Vossoughian will also be a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. 


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