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August 12, 20018

Yale University Final Reviews

The Unbearable Allure of Miami Beach

December 17, 2017 - New Haven, CT

These are the architects named to the AIA College of Fellows, the institute's highest rank, this year.

The American Institute of Architects announced today the new members and honorary members of the College of Fellows, the highest rank in the institute's membership.


Roughly 3,200 of the 85,000 AIA members have this distinction, which is designed to "elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession." Fellows must have been AIA members for at least 10 years.

February 6, 2015 - Washington DC

MEXICO ENTREPRENEUR: Emprendedores prefieren la anti-oficina

“Creo que el concepto de lo que una oficina necesita se debe replantear”, dice Frank Mruk, decano de la Escuela de Arquitectura y Diseño del MIT de Nueva York, Estados Unidos.

August 2014 - Mexico

CHINA CCTV: The 2014 Rio Olympics are Here - lets talk design

Frank Mruk comments on the Latin furniture designer influence growing in New York. 

July 2014 - Rio, Brazil

Brooklyn swept the Municipal Art Society’s annual design awards last week, bagging seven of the nine honors. Kings County’s domination is no fluke, according to an architecture professor.

“Brooklyn is the new global ground zero for creativity and innovation,” said Frank Mruk, associate dean at the New York Institute of Technology’s school of architecture and design. “It has become a culture unto itself.”

“[The borough] signifies a hip, modern, trending urban culture. Its influence is everywhere from art, architecture, fashion, design and innovation,” Mruk said. “The future of urbanity makes itself visible first and foremost in Brooklyn.”

ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE: Why It's Time to Redesign the Way We Think About Office Space

"I think the whole definition of what an office is needs to be rethought," says Frank Mruk, associate dean at the New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan. "The office may be ready for extinction--it's just a place to meet. We don't need computers anymore; we can work anyplace, at any time. Why do we have to meet in a building?"

March 2014

Inside the New American Dream: Q&A with Architect Frank Mruk

By J. Wenkrank.  Mruk is associate dean for the School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), based in Manhattan and Old Westbury on Long Island. Mruk worked with the Long Island Index on the 2010 Build a Better Burb competition and the 2014 ParkingPLUS Design Challenge. In February 2014, I asked Mruk to reflect on both contests, as well as his perspective on the future of Long Island and the suburbs.

February 2014 - Long Island, NY


In a studio at the institute, work began on a “charrette” – that is, a well-prepared workshop that brought together many different groups from the affected areas as well as the university, bureaucrats, medical personnel and the community at large to discuss what design strategies should be implemented in each region.

December 2013 - Stockholm, Sweden

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