CITY TECH + NYCHA ARCH scholars is a design studio lab where City Tech and NYCHA scholars will collaborate on research and projects that enhance their awareness of critical issues of the design of the built environment, especially for healthy and durable housing for low income individuals and families in New York City.
WHAT: CITY TECH + NYCHA ARCH scholars is a 6-week program for NYCHA young adults to work collaboratively with students from CITY TECH. Together, they will research the indoor and outdoor spaces at their developments and propose a design idea to enhance the built environment.
WHEN: March 4 – May 6
WHERE: project meetings to be virtual, with potentially some socially distanced site visits
HOW: Apply here (applicants must be NYCHA residents 16-24 years old)
WHY: You are interested in design and architecture. Successful participants will be eligible to earn a $200 stipend upon program completion.
Application is open (Due February 26, 2021, 11:59pm)
Project Admin and Mentors:
Naomi Langer, RA NYC Architect
Tischelle George, Deputy Director, Resident Engagement Dept. NYCHA
Delma Palma, RA Community Design Architect, NYCHA
Vaidehi Mody, Urban Design Consultant, NYCHA
Luis Sanchez Capellan, CUNY Service Corps, NYCHA
Jason Montgomery, RA Associate Professor City Tech
2021 City Tech Scholars:
Tasfia Amir, 4th Year BARCH Student, City Tech
Oliver Hadi, 4th Year BARCH Student, City Tech
Farai Matangira, 4th Year BARCH Student, City Tech
Josue Perez, 4th Year BARCH Student, City Tech
2021 NYCHA Scholars:
Application is open (Due February 23, 2021, 6:00pm)