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The College of Architecture and Design at NJIT Hosts 2010 Design Showcase

NEWARK, N.J. (February 24, 2010)—The College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host its fifth annual Design Showcase on April 15, 2010, at Weston Hall on the NJIT Campus in Newark, New Jersey. From 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, registrants are invited to view the work of some of NJIT’s best student and alumni designers, whose design boards will be on display throughout the show. The premiere exhibit will feature a networking gala for alumni, students, real estate professionals, suppliers and developers, as well as vendor table displays and an opportunity for architecture firms to recruit some of New Jersey’s finest up-and-coming designers. Participants can earn CEU credits and all proceeds from the event will benefit student scholarships at NJIT.

New to the event this year is a commercial real estate roundtable that will focus on the “Future of Real Estate in New Jersey.” Panelists will include Robert Ambrosi, President of ARC Properties; Jeffrey Milanaik, President of Heller Industrial Parks; and Thomas Walsh, Principal of Normandy Real Estate Partners. The roundtable will be moderated by Jonathan A. Schein, President and CEO of Schein Media and Publisher of NJ&Co. magazine.

“The Design Showcase is always a great success and an outstanding networking event,” stated Urs Gauchat, Dean of The College of Architecture and Design at NJIT. “We are excited to offer the real estate roundtable this year, which is guaranteed to be an informative and interesting new element to the gala. We look forward to seeing all of this year’s student designs and encourage all to join us, as contributions help the school’s continued growth, and enable us to prosper as one of the leaders in architectural education.”

The Design Showcase was created by the College of Architecture and Design’s Dean’s Executive Council, which is chaired by Matthew B. Jarmel, Principal of Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc., and the Board of Visitors, which includes members of leading architectural firms, real estate developers, property managers, real estate brokers and other real estate industry service providers. This year’s event chairmen include Robert Zampolin, CEO, Zampolin & Associates (’81 Alumni) and Charles Dietz, President, The Dietz Partnership, LLC, (‘83 Alumni).

About Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit