Waste Not: The Social Meaning of Light

SCE presents, Waste Not 2: The Social Meaning of Light, hosted by Craig Brenecker, Associate Professor of Lighting Design, and presented by Toby Cumberbatch, Professor of Electrical Engineering. This talk will discuss some of the technical and social challenges associated with lighting off the electrical grid. Results will be presented from work with a culturally adaptable, self-assembled, solar powered lighting system […]

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Pressure Cooker Urbanism: Density, Growth, and Gambling in Macau

SDS & SCE present, Pressure Cooker Urbanism: Density, Growth, and Gambling in Macau – Land reclamation in Macau has a long and tortuous history, pressured by political exigencies, economic crises, demographic pressures, and cultural ambitions, giving rise to an erratic series of well-intentioned projects that were all too often cancelled, compromised, or abandoned while still incomplete. This presentation […]


Waste Not: Passive House

SCE presents, Waste Not 1: Passive House, hosted by David White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Technology and Material Sciences, featuring architects, Paul Castrucci, Julie Torres Moskovitz, and Michael Ingui. The Passive House standard, the world’s most stringent energy efficiency standard, first came to the US in 2005. Since then, NYC has become the national hub of Passive […]


Jessica Birnbaum to Present at Better World By Design Conference September 26 in Providence, RI

Birnbaum will take part in panel on biomimicry and design.


Unpacking Diversity: Culture/Representation

A series of events on the the theme of examining (or unpacking) diversity specifically in design related fields.


Peter Wheelwright Reviews Two Novels for Architectural Record

Wheelwright is an architect and an award-winning novelist.


Vertical Urban Factory with Nina Rappaport

The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons presents Nina Rappaport, author and curator of Vertical Urban Factory; Rama Chorpash, Director of MFA Industrial Design at Parsons, whose creative-practice focuses on Making in Place; Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School; and Sonam Velani, Policy Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of NYC will engage in […]

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Mark Gardner in Equity By Design

Essay stresses the importance of making both architectural practice and education more inclusive.


SCE student participates in Boisbuchet workshop on Space, Motion and Community

Lindesy Dieter was part of choreographer and artist Jonah Bokaer’s workshop exploring the dynamic relationships between bodies and the spaces they inhabit.


Andreas Benzing Wins EBie Award for Mamaroneck Passive House

House is first ever passive house in Westchester County.

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