Special Projects

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Design Workshop

The Design Workshop is an innovative studio that provides pro bono architectural and construction services to nonprofit organizations while giving graduate architecture, interior design and lighting design students the rare opportunity to both design and build a community facility.

Aftertaste

AFTERTASTE is a series of lectures and roundtable conversations dedicated to the critical review of interior design. The symposium is intended as an expansive meditation on the concept of the interior environment and its constituent elements.

Feminism and architecture

Feminism and architecture is an ongoing series organized by Peggy Deamer, Assistant Dean and Professor, Yale School of Architecture, Brian McGrath, Dean of the School of Constructed Environments, Parsons, and Ioanna Theocharopoulou, Assistant Professor, School of Constructed Environments.

Lighting Public Programs

Parsons Lighting Design public programs are an outgrowth of the critical inquiry of various topics in the field and research interests of our students and faculty. Featuring experts from the New York lighting design community and beyond.

Michael Kalil Endowment

The Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design was established in 2001 in memory of designer Michael Kalil. The mission of the Endowment is twofold: to foster the understanding of the design intersections between nature and technology and to support a heightened sense of responsibility for increasing the sustainability of built environments.

Global Exchange

Global Exchange is an interdisciplinary practicum linking multiple courses and events at The New School created to provide an intellectual context for Season of Cambodia, a major international arts festival taking place in New York City.

Empowerhouse

EMPOWERHOUSE is a community-based approach to sustainable urban development showcasing the design of two affordable solar powered homes and a neighborhood learning garden. Students from The New School and Stevens Institute of Technology came together to compete in the Department of Energy 2011 Solar Decathlon.

Street Seats

In spring 2016, undergraduate students from The New School’s Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College, and Schools of Public Engagement collaborated with the NYC DOT on the City’s Street Seats initiative as part of the “Design Build” course.