Category Archives: Uncategorized

Italian Designer/Architect of Luxury Retail Shops Leaves His Mark in San Diego

“Joining Giachi – NewSchool of Architecture and Design” is the second in a series of videos that follows the experiences of renowned Italian architect and designer Paolo Giachi, who recently taught an interior design course at NewSchool of Architecture and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Solar Decathalon

Join NSAD Professor Luisa Schultz 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at the NSAD auditorium tolearn more about the Solar Decathalon Competition, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. The competition “challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NewSchool Students Built Temporary Structure in Lake Cuyamaca

About 40 NewSchool of Architecture and Design students, most of them undergraduate students in the architecture program, went to Lake Cuyamaca Oct. 27 to build a temporary structure as part of their mid-term project. The students first developed a concept … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Construction Management Video Series

Check out this Construction Management video series created by CM faculty member Rabi Sidawi. http://www.youtube.com/user/rabisidawi Here is a brief bio on professor Sidawi: Rabi Sidawi has been practicing architecture since 1988. He has worked in Los Angeles, Honolulu and Atlanta. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Habitat for Humanity Project

NSAD students have been helping Habitat for Humanity at their Imperial Beach and National City sites. Here are some photos showing the work they did at their most recent project. The Habitat for Humanity work gives NSAD students a chance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Got the FAFSA Blues? YouTube Tutorials to the Rescue!

Financial Aid, regardless of the form it takes, is a process almost all students go through as they begin their college career. One of the biggest frustrations I hear from students and parents alike is about the paperwork. Now the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Food Carts = Architecture?

A design studio class at NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) headed by instructor Hector Perez explored the unusual typology of human-propelled food carts. The project was done in collaboration with another NSAD design studio lead by NSAD instructor Casey … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is it a ‘Do’ or is it a ‘Don’t’?: Tips for a Successful Study Abroad Experience in the USA

Deciding to study in the United States is huge! From picking the right university to applying for a visa, then arriving on time, meeting new friends and finally settling into your new American life, there is a lot to consider … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tips for writing your scholarship essay

Before you start writing: form a strategy: 1) DO YOUR HOMEWORK and RESEARCH: Donors Possible Review Committee Previous recipients Other students Other faculty 2) What is the Purpose of the Scholarship Essay? To convince the reader(s) to give you $$$ … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Madrid – Observations by Stepner

Mike Stepner, Faculty Coordinator at NewS chool, is spending 5 weeks at the Universidad Europea de Madrid in Madrid, Spain (both UEM and NSAD are part of the Laureate International Universities network). NSAD encourages students to consider international opportunities during … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment