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Jury of International Student Design Competition Hosted by NJIT's College of Architecture and Design

The College of Architecture and Design recently hosted the jury of the international student design competition called “Integrated Communities: A Society for All Ages” organized by the International Council for Caring Communities, in cooperation with the Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation Foundation (APECF) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the United Nations Ageing Units, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and other partners.

CoAD’s Dean Urs Gauchat is the vice chair of the competition and the chair of the jury which is composed of Cecilia Martinez (UN-HABITAT), Aliye Pekin Celik (Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization), Mauricio Ibarra (ITESM, Mexico) and Alexandar Sasha Zeljic (Gensler).  The results will be announced to the public on Sept. 4, 2012 at the United Nations Urban Forum that will take place in Naples, Italy.  The awards will be presented here in New York City at the United Nations Headquarters Oct. 1, 2012, for World Habitat Day.