Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Eva Perez de Vega: The architecture of (hu)man exceptionalism redrawing our relationships to other species.

Professor Eva Perez de Vega will be presenting at the ACSA Annual Meeting. Her research and presentation is titled “The architecture of (hu)man exceptionalism. Redrawing our relationships to other species.” Read below for more information on the ACSA Annual Meeting. For more information and a registration link please click here.  The …

Carbon Sequestering: Synthesizing Passive House and Healthy Materials Recap

Passive House approach to operational energy with challenges of addressing upfront embodied carbon, as a key combination to address in approaching carbon-zero buildings. ​​To move our construction into a carbon-neutral environment it is essential to address the operational energy through Passive House performance together with the upfront embodied carbon through …

ID Faculty Johanne Woodcock creates Inside Inside: a curated database of interiors and related fields

Inside Inside: a curated database of interiors and related fields The website is a reference source that presents an online curated database of historic and contemporary interiors.  It provides a quick tool for initial research and avenues to further explore by including images of rooms, floor plans, and elevations, …

SCE Presents Street Seats 2018

In the third iteration of the BFA Architectural Design elective, a multidisciplinary team of New School students, including BFA Architectural Design, Product Design, Interior Design, and BA Food Studies students, together with graduate research assistants from Design and Technology and Lighting Design. Students created a multilevel planter and seating area …

Senior Architecture & Urban Design Studio in Chiangmai, Thailand

From January 6 to 14th, twelve Parsons Architectural Design and Urban Design students and ten students from the International Design and Architecture program at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok participated in an international workshop in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of the workshop, #watchingthericegrow grew out of SCE Professor Brian McGrath’s …

Design Build

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. The Design Challenge: to create an innovative and inviting public seating …

Sunset Park Pool Pavilions

New pavilions designed and built by SCE Design Workshop conclude first summer in use.

Design Workshop’s Sunset Park Recreation Center Now Open

Project provides much needed lockers and changing area for busy Sunset Park Recreation Center.

Video of Parsons Temporary Environments Installation with Carnegie Fabrics at ICFF 2012

Video documentation of the Parsons Temporary Environments studio with Carnegie Fabrics exhibited at ICFF in May 2012.

Homasote, Moorhead & Moorhead and SCE Students Collaborate for WantedDesign 2013

Students in the temporary environments class, taught by notable design firm Moorhead & moorhead, explored recycled paperboard supplied by The Homasote Company for an installation at WantedDesign 2013.