Monthly Archives: September 2012

mag.net An interactive installation by SCE faculty Eva Perez de Vega & Ian Gordon at [space on white]

In mag.net, designed in collaboration with Human Kinetics Movement Arts, a spider-like web of metal and elastic elements suspended and stretched in the space is reconfigured by dancers with magnets. Public free performances: Thursday 4th October 2012, 7PM and Thursday 11th October 2012, 7PM at 81 White Street.

‘As It Is On Earth’ by Peter M Wheelwright, a Book Reading and Panel Discussion

‘As It Is On Earth’ has been receiving great press, and is the subject of a blog interview series at Metropolis. The panel discussion, with special guests Susan Szenasy and Joseph Salvatore, will discuss the phenomenon of writers who are also designers. How might the point of view, tools and palettes of the space designer behave differently in the terrain of literature?

Sound Designer Charlie Morrow leads workshop with 1st year MFA Interior Design students

People perceive space with many senses. Charlie Morrow gave a workshop within MFA Interior Design Studio 1 to investigate sound and audio experience as a primary consideration in the design of interiors. A video was made to capture the essence of the workshop: sound is an integral element in the design of interiors.

SCE Faculty Works in Progress: Daniel Michalik. Nathalie Rozot.

The School of Constructed Environments: Architecture / Interior Design / Lighting Design / Product Design regularly invites a selection of its diverse faculty to present what’s on the table’ in their creative research practices.

This Thursday evening we host ProdDaniel Michalik and Nathalie Rozot.

Art, Environment, Action! Opening Reception Thursday, 27 Sept 2012 | 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Art, Environment, Action! is a creative teaching laboratory and environmental “artshop.” Bringing together artists, designers, architects, dancers, chefs, and scientists who work at the intersections of art, pedagogy, and ecology, it invites the public to join them to transform and activate the gallery.

Splash House Open House, Thursday, 20 Sept | 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Splash House construction is complete! Please join us at the Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center (2301 Amsterdam Ave) and see the end result of the many months of hard work and collaboration between Parsons SCE, the community of Washington Heights, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, and our many wonderful volunteers.

City-wide events: City Modern

Taking place from October 1, City Modern looks to elevate the level of discussion and awareness about great New York design across platforms and disciplines. New York’s talented design community will populate what promises to be an amazing week of panels, discussions and parties, culminating in a weekend of home tours in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Anupama Kundoo’s Wall House featured in New York Times review of the Venice Architecture Biennale

SCE is proud to announce the former faculty member Anupama Kundoo’s “Wall House” was featured in the New York Times review of the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Anna Rabinowicz published in Core77 on Metal Molding in the South of Brazil

“As part of my research on bio-inspired design, I took a trip to the south of Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), where, for nearly the past ten years, I have worked with artisans to create my designs. On this trip, I decided to investigate the metal molding industry in this region, with the hope of uncovering new manufacturing and collaborative opportunities.”

SCE Fall 2012 Public Programs Announced

Speakers include: SplashHouse, Daniel Michalik, Nathalie Rozot, Peter Wheelwright, Cees de Jager, Andrew Waugh, Michael Green, Alexa Griffith Winton, Mark Rakatansky, Cathy Lang Ho, Anne Guiney, Lauren Crahan & John Hartman, Quilian Riano, Rama Chorpash, Miguel Robles Duran, Derek Porter, George Brainard, Keller Easterling, Matthew Cobham, William Massie