186 Jay Street
Voorhees Hall 818 (V-818)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Welcome to the Department of Architectural Technology
The Department of Architectural Technology offers the most accessible architectural education in the metropolitan area, with competitive tuition and a large enrollment capacity. The department is known for its workplace oriented curriculum, leading edge technologies and student focused environment, providing opportunities for students to engage in real world community service projects. Our location in Downtown Brooklyn allows the department to use New York City and its environs as a laboratory for learning and as an extension of the classroom.
Our twenty full-time faculty are practicing, licensed professionals, and our part-time instructional pool of over sixty adjuncts hold prominent positions in city agencies, at prestigious public or not-for-profit institutions or with the regionâ€™s leading private architecture, design and engineering firms. Our faculty are increasingly recognized regionally and nationally for their important contributions to the profession. The department has been awarded significant grants that have provided new resources and research opportunities for our faculty and students. The student experience is enriched through participation in programs such as Emerging Scholars which provides students the opportunity to conduct advanced study and research alongside faculty mentors. Faculty and students have presented research at professional conferences receiving awards from organizations such as ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture), SARA (Society of American Registered Architects) and the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Brooklyn Chapter.
New York City College of Technology's Department of Architectural Technology is committed to building strong partnerships with industry professionals. Our curriculum and electives are focused on key areas of industry need, as identified by our faculty and Advisory Board, including: Building Information Modeling (BIM); Environmentally Sustainable Technologies, Advanced Computation and Fabrication; Preservation, Restoration and Existing Building Tools & Technologies; Zoning Regulations, Building Code and Approvals; Acoustics and Lighting; and Advanced Construction Detailing. Faculty with special expertise in these fields lead these courses. Our proximity and ease of access to all of New York City, coupled with nearly fifty years of faculty-cultivated relationships with many employers, practicing former graduates and other related career professionals allows us to identify potential jobs and other unique learning opportunities for our students.
The Architectural Technology Department provides an innovative, progressive, nurturing environment that prepares students for advanced education and employment in architecture and related fields. The Department aspires to produce graduates who are recognized leaders in architecture and related fields. The faculty develop education in design, building technology, history, theory, and the environment through creative and scholarly investigation, leading edge computational tools, interdepartmental collaboration, and community based learning.