Screenshots from Thursday September 23rd









Homework for Tuesday September 28th

Create a hybrid model based on the two best models and overlay them on the site based on your site strategy diagram. It should be to scale – if you use a piece of paper the site is 400’x800′ roughly or 4″ x 8″ if 1″= 100′



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Homework for Thursday 9/23rd

Finish your Site Strategy Diagram – show at least 5-10 important elements that will help make your design decisions.

Collect recycled materials, scissors/exacto blade/ tape/glue… and random materials to make quick study models during class. Be ready – these models are timed and no working on them out of class….

Finish as a group the chart of the best of…. beginning with this on Thursday.


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Access to Campus Pass

Please also let vaccinated students know that CUNY is migrating from the VaxPass to the Cleared4 system. Students (and you) should be on the look-out for a personal link from: , Subject: Cleared for CUNY Access. PLEASE ward your students not to delete this email. As of September 27, it will not be possible to use the VaxPass to come to campus.

Instructions on how to use can be found at:

This is a web-based system. Information can be entered using your phone, iPad, laptop or desktop. For future use, It is probably a good idea to save the link somewhere besides the email you receive. Texting the link to yourself or saving in Notes are two options.

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Tuesday September 14th

HW for Tuesday 9/21 – complete Urban Park precedent Study, Housing Precedent study with all diagrams and list the positives and negatives of the analysis, Site bubble diagram – all three of these are on the Miro Board under your name.

Office hours are Wednesdays 12-2pm.

Meeting ID: 812 467 8561
Passcode: Meeting

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FX Collaborative Mentorship Opportunity due 9/13

  • City Tech students are invited to apply
  • for a multi-week mentorship program
  • from FXCollaborative.
  • 2021 Fall Semester
  • The Phases of Architecture
  • From Portfolios to Construction
  • 2022 Spring Semester
  • The Expanded Scope of Architecture
  • From Accessibility to Profitability
  • Students can request information from
  • FXC 2021-2022 Mentorship Program Flyer and Application
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Screen captures from 9/2

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Great Opportunity

Please encourage your students to sign up for the ALNY Annual Student Program 2021 :a one-day program (online) for architecture students, offering career insights from leading design professionals and studios. This will be held on September 25, 2021 10:00 a.m. The application deadline is

Register HERE

Presentations by:

Delma Palma, Deputy Director of Architecture and Urban Planning, New York City Housing Authority ● Todd Palmer, Director of the Diversity in Design Collaborative ● Bo Liu and Andreas Kostopoulous Associates at Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Virtual Office Visits :

Adjaye Associates ● Body Lawson Associates (BLA) ● MODU ● Marvel ● Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) ● sageandcoombearchitects ● Stephen Yablon Architecture

This program is free and open to current students only. Advance registration is required. Please register with a .edu email address. All registered participants will be sent a Zoom link in advance of the program.

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Site Analysis Schedule and Grading

  1. August 26th Thursday – First day, teams – Introduction and assigned Site Analysis
  2. August 31st Tuesday – Field trip – Site visit and surrounding neighborhoods – Data/photo gathering
  3. September 2nd ThursdayDraft Site presentation at 11am. Group work and Prof reviews 8:30-11.
  4. September 9th ThursdayFinal Site Presentation at 8:30am. Zoning Development after presentations.
  • GRADING: All grade will be given to the entire group- so work as a team.
  • 40% grade = Draft Site Presentation
  • 60% grade = Final Site Presentation
  • Site Analysis is part of “Project Research and Development” grade which is 30% of your final grade.
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To come on Campus (Our first day in-person is Sept 14th)

(not needed for Site Visit- just to go inside CityTech Buildings)

Also to come on campus – please follow this link and select β€œstudents”

There is an app to download and fill out:Β

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HW + Site Visit for Tuesday

We will be meeting at 8:30 on the right side (closest to Court Street) in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall facing the fountain. See map…






SITE ANALYSIS _ AT LEAST 50% complete with the layouts and information on the boards and put on MIRO.

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