Big Design: The End of Externality


Provocateurs presents Richard Tyson from Frog Design with a presentation and discussion of human-centered approaches to the massively connected, multi-scalar design challenges created by our new found abilities to relate everything to everything else—through data, distributed computation, and connectivity—and embed … Continue reading

DUE Students, Darcy Bender and Bernardo Loureiro, Make It to Semifinals in BigApps Competition


DUE students, Darcy Bender and Bernardo Loureiro along with their colleagues Leila Santiago and Pedro Lambert were among 40+ other teams that are building tech to improve the city by equipping NYC residents with new tools to achieve zero waste. … Continue reading

Autonomous Infrastructures: Forms of Decay


Urban@Parsons Presents Autonomous Infrastructures: Forms of Decay with Pelin Tan How can autonomous infrastructures become a process, a tool, a methodology of decolonizing design strategies? Is this possible? What are the spatial and local conditions that can be initiated beyond … Continue reading

Beirut Between Heritage Preservation and Amnesia


Urban@Parsons Presents Beirut Between Heritage Preservation and Amnesia Mona El Hallak Ghaibeh is a Lebanese architect and heritage preservation activist. She received her B. Arch from AUB in 1990 and her Master of Architecture from Syracuse University-Florence Program in 1994. … Continue reading

Urban@Parsons Presents Julia King


Urban@Parsons proudly presents a lecture with Julia King. Julia King is in the throes of challenging what it means to be an architect. Her focus is on improving the lot of poor and disenfranchised communities. Rather than designing buildings she … Continue reading

Provocateurs Series: Camille Sweeney – The Art of Doing


Radical Creativity: How to Solve Problems Like a Trickster Problems, whether big or small, inspire people to find solutions. Solutions are based on ideas. The best ideas—the radically creative ideas—can change the course of human history. Those who come up … Continue reading

DUE Students Launch the Bushwick Gazette


To support the fight for housing, Design and Urban Ecologies students have written and designed, “¡Derecho A La Vivienda!”, a gazette to raise awareness and share education about the housing crisis that is currently impacting Bushwick, Brooklyn. The gazette contains … Continue reading

SDS Alumni Winners of the 12 Month ELab Fellowship


Congratulations to Theories of Urban Practice Alumni Nada Elokdah, Larissa Begault, Julia Borowicz, Rania Dalloul, Nora Elmarzouky, and Sara Minard with their start up, In•site, which will be among 11 other winning startups who will be incubated in one of … Continue reading

Dixie Be Damned Book Tour


Wednesday October 28th, 6:30pm, University Center Rm 515 From the earliest writings by surveyors and colonizers of the coastal swamps of the southeast to the Kerner Commission’s surveys on urban uprisings of the 1960s, geographical and social studies have been … Continue reading

Parsons Pop Up / Print Shop and Show


Join students and faculty for the Parsons Pop Up / Print Shop & Show Coinciding with 2015 Print Week, the Parsons Pop Up Print Shop will showcase the printed form from fine art prints, illustrations and graphic designs to zines … Continue reading