SCE Shared Facilities



Parsons Making Center

The Making Center, a spacious studio bringing together creative tools from around the university, offers students unprecedented opportunities to acquire industry-ready skills, transform how products are made, and upend conventional notions of supply chains, local production, mass customization, and craft. Sharing this 26,000 square-foot space, students from all Parsons programs …


The Donghia healthier Materials Library

The Donghia healthier Materials Library at Parsons School of Design is a resource center dedicated to helping designers make responsible materials decisions. With curated product collections and frameworks for evaluating materials, we offer guiding strategies and hands- on examples of products making positive impacts on human health, environmental justice, and …


Light + Energy Lab

The Light + Energy Lab is a space designed for light manipulation to simulate sunlight effects on architectural models. This can be done using our two primary tools – the Diffuse Sky Simulator and the Heliodon. The DSS is a large chamber that can be used to analyze diffuse light …