Faculty Profile

John Nastasi

INDUSTRY PROFESSOR & DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT-ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAM
Room: Carnegie 305
Phone: 201.216.3582
Fax: 201.216.8963
Email: jnastasi@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
Program:  Product Architecture and Engineering
Education
  • Masters of Design with Distinction, Harvard University, Massacheusetts, 2003
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Insitute, New York, 1986.
Experience

Academic Experience :

  • Director of the Product-Architecture Lab, Stevens Institute of Technology;2004-present
  • Technological Entrepreneurship Committee, Stevens Institute of Technology;2004-present
  • Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Committee, Stevens Institute of Technology; 2004-present
  • Specialty Consultant Gehry Technologies / Gehry Partners, Santa Monica, CA; 2004/06
  • Special Lecturer, NJIT;1999-2002
  • Adjunct Professor of Architecture, NJIT;1992-1999
  • Professional Experiences : Nastasi Architects, Hoboken, NJ; 1990-present

Industrial Experience:

  • Licensed Architect in Practice for 20 years
Professional Service
Served as Visiting Design Critic at the following Academic Institutions: Roma Tre University, Harvard University, Yale University, Columbia University, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design-Department of Architecture, Parsons School of Design-Department of Industrial Design, City College of New York, New York Institute of Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Catholic University of America, Washington State University, Mississippi State University, University of Kansas
Honors & Awards
  • Product-Architecture Lab collaborates to win Museum of Modern Art/P.S. 1 Competition, 2007
  • NJ Office of Smart Growth, Smart Growth Architecture Award, Excellence in Creative Initiative, League of Municipalities, State of New Jersey; 2005
  • NJ American Institute of Architects Design Award for  “Cornell West Reading Pavilion ,” juried by Karen Fairbanks, Marble Fairbanks Architects, NYC, Barbara Littenberg, Peterson Littenberg, YC and Thomas Phifer , Thomas Phifer and Partners , NYC; 2004
  • NJ American Institute of Architects Design Award for  “Apse-Traction,” (In collaboration with Dean Marchetto Architects, and The Product-Architecture Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology) juried by Karen Fairbanks, Marble Fairbanks Architects, NYC, Barbara Littenberg, Peterson Littenberg, NYC and Thomas Phifer, Thomas Phifer and Partners , NYC; 2004
  • Peter Rice Prize at the Harvard Design School for innovation in advancing architecture and engineering; 2003
  • Excellence in Teaching Award by the University at NJIT in the category of Adjunct Professor; 2000
  • NJ American Institite of Architects "Excellence in Architecture" Design Award; 1990, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2004
  • Young Architects Award from Architectural League of New York; 1995.
Professional Societies
  • Licensed Architect in State of New York; since 1990
  • Licensed Architect in State of New Jersey; since 1990
  • NCARB certified
  • Member of The Architectural League of New York
  • Member of the Harvard Club of New York City
Selected Publications
Generic
  1. J. Nastasi. (Nov 2007). "Prefabricated Suburban Prototype", Deborah Snoonian. Senior Editor, Dwell, Suburbia Issue.
  2. J. Nastasi. (Nov 2005). "The Product-Architecture Lab at Stevens", Alan Joch and Deborah Snoonian, Senior Editor, Architectural Record, Innovation Issue.
  3. J. Nastasi. (2005). "Retooling the Architecture Machine", Kevin R. Klinger, president ACADIA, National Building Museum Quarterly Journal, Innovation of Digitally-Driven Architecture. XXIII (3).
  4. J. Nastasi. (2005). "The Quarterly Journal of the Architects League of New Jersey The Latest Curve in Technology", Leagueline Quarterly Journal, (2).
  5. J. Nastasi. (Sep 2004). "The Product-Architecture Lab at Stevens", Deborah Snoonian, Senior Editor, Architectural Record , Digital Practice .
  6. J. Nastasi. (2004). "Computer Aided Manufacturing: Prefacricated Diner Prototypes, Suburban House Studies", Harvard University Publication, Wiles & Sons.
  7. J. Nastasi. (2003). "Design and Technoly Report Studies: Prefabricated Diner Prototypes", Harvard University. work featured on cover and with publication.
  8. Janik, Molly. (2002). "Well Structured, The Work of John Nastasi", Mercedes Benz America, Momentum Magazine (Quarterly). .
  9. Lynn, Kathleen. (Jun 23, 2002). "Thinking Small, Getting Big Results", Author for The Record;.
  10. J. Nastasi. (1994). "The Reinterpretation of a Student Center", Architecture New Jersey, Design Awards Issue. ( 1), 94.
  11. J. Nastasi. (1993). "The Reinterpretation of a Student Center", Architecture New Jersey, (2), 93.
  12. J. Nastasi. (1992). "The House for a Man in Transition", Architecture New Jersey, Design Awards Issue. (1), 92.
  13. J. Nastasi. (1991). "The House for a Man in Transition", Architecture New Jersey, (4), 91.
  14. J. Nastasi. (1991). "The Hoboken Housing Authority", Architecture New Jersey, On The Boards. (7), 91.
  15. J. Nastasi. (1991). "The Hoboken Housing Authority", Architecture New Jersey, Design Awards Issue. (1), 91.
Newspaper
  1. Sheryl Weinstein. (May 03, 2002). "Solitary Refinement: The Diana Davis Residence", The Star Ledger.
Magazine
  1. J. Nastasi. (Sep 1995). "At the Podium - John Nastasi at the Architectural League", OCULUS Magazine, (by others with own work included). 58 (1).
  2. J. Nastasi. (1993). "The Reinterpretation of a Student Center", "A" Magazine, NJIT, (by others with own work included).
Courses
  • PAE 610 The Creative Form and the Digital Environment: Introduction to the study of expressive form with integrated functional application.
  • PAE 620 The Creative Form and the Production Environment