Richard Garber, AIA, is Director of NJIT's School of Architecture. His work uses computer simulation and computer numerically controlled (CNC) hardware to generate innovative design, construction, and assembly solutions. He is also a partner in the New York City-based firm GRO Architects, behind the Docking Stations project which envisioned a series of publically accessible floating extensions from Manhattan into the Hudson and East Rivers that powered city street lamps by harnessing river currents.
GRO Architects, won re: Construction, a design competition curated by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Fabricated at NJIT, the resulting work, "Best Pedestrian Route," was installed at the corner of Broadway and John Street in Lower Manhattan.