Luminous Talks

OVERVIEW | Luminous Talks 3: The Changing Room | Luminous Talks 3: The Changing Room Webinar | The Best of Luminous Talks: Nature and Man-Made Luminous Talks is a collaboration between Philips and Parsons The New School for Design, started in 2012. Luminous Talks brings together architects, lighting designers, academics, industry leaders and others to discuss innovations and […]

Architecture and Feminism

OVERVIEW | Architecture and Feminism | Flavorwire Reviews Private Choices, Public Spaces Exhibition at Sheila Johnson Center | Further Resources | Susana Torre’s Keynote from Architecture and Feminism: Intergenerational Conversations Architecture and Feminism is an ongoing series organized by Brian McGrath, Dean of the School of Constructed Environments, Professor Ioanna Theocharopoulou, and architect Peggy Deamer. It is dedicated to exploring […]



2014 RECEPTION   2014 Reception | 2013 Reception | 2012 Reception | 2011 Reception | 2010 Reception | 2009 Reception | 2008 Reception | 2007 Reception Ambiguity <n> uncertainty, inexactness, or multiplicity of meaning. This reception offers a rediscovery of familiar territory via the unfamiliar. Playing with spatial and experiential lenses, the senses are suffused with ambiguity and are led toward revelation. “The reception was bathed in monochrome diffuse light […]


AFTERTASTE: a symposium exploring interior design

Overview | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | Student Designed Receptions THE AFTERTASTE SYMPOSIUM WAS INITIATED IN 2007 IN ORDER TO IMAGINE AND LAUNCH A NEW MFA INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAM. HELD EACH SPRING, IT CONTINUES A TRADITION OF INNOVATION IN INTERIOR DESIGN EDUCATION AT PARSONS DATING BACK TO 1906. AFTERTASTE is a series of lectures and roundtable conversations dedicated to the critical review of […]


Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design

Past Kalil Fellows/Fellowship Awards | Application Process | About Michael Kalil | Blog | MoMA The Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design was established in 2001 in memory of designer Michael Kalil at the School of Constructed Environments. The mission of the Endowment is twofold: to foster the understanding of the design intersections between nature and technology and to […]


The Design Workshop at Parsons

OVERVIEW | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 The Design Workshop It is not news to observe that the education of architects in the United States for the last generation has often been defined […]

Highbridge DWS 2011

A | L Awards

The Lighting Design program is host to the annual Architectural Lighting Magazine’s International Light and Architecture Design Awards. The A|L event consists of a roundtable discussion featuring lighting designers from around the world, and presentation of the lighting design awards for excellence in lighting design. The evening is moderated by MFA LD Director Derek Porter. After […]



Team Empowerhouse website

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