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April 8-9, 2017 – Architecture Students Build with Bricks and Mortar at the Masonry Design/Build Competition at NJIT College of Architecture and Design

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The Masonry Design/Build Competition at the New Jersey Institute of Technology College of Architecture and Design was established in 2003. This annual competition is sponsored by Masonry Contractors of New Jersey and co-sponsored by the BAC ADC of New Jersey Labor Management Committee. Design/Build has been part of the NJIT curriculum and one of the most unforgettable events in the students’ academic pursuits.

This year eighty-five students on five teams had the unique opportunity of linking their design ideas with hands-on experience and collaborated with masonry professionals and craftworkers. On April 8th and 9th, students were mentored by masonry professionals …