DUE and TUP Students Receive Tishman Scholarship


Congratulations to Theories of Urban Practice student Demetra Kourrisova, and Design and Urban Ecologies students Tait Mandler, Nadine Rachid, Maria Isabel Saffon Sanin, Tamara Streefland and Alexandra Venner in receiving the 2015/2016 Tishman Scholarship. The Tishman family generously funds scholarships … Continue reading

“SHIRT STORIES” – A Parsons School of Design Pop-up Event


Join “Shirt Stories” for their first upcycle fashion lab! When holiday season is all about overconsumption, why not embrace upcycling by giving new (and fashionable) life to unwanted shirts? Their sewing, print, dying and bedazzling demos will show you how … Continue reading

Partner & Partners: Designing With Not Designing For


Designing with, not designing for Partner & Partners is a design practice concentrating on projects that create social value for the people and places with which it works. It primarily focuses on identity, exhibition and digital projects with clients and … Continue reading

DUE & TUP Final Review Dates and End of Semester Event

Urban End of Semester Events

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