The Michael Kalil Endowment for Smart Design Awards Presentations

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 support a heightened sense of responsibility for increasing the sustainability of built environments.

Thursday February 25, 6:30-9:00pm

Awarding of the 3 Project Grants:
Practitioner Grant: “STeM: Open-source Street Tree Mapping & Environmental Stewardship Network. “Philip Silva and Elizabeth Barry.
Parsons Student Interdisciplinary
Team Grant:
“Arboretum Transit”. Zane Murray: SCE, Jane Lien: SDS, Ryan Raffa: AMT
Parsons Student Grant: “The Farmer”, Bless Yee: SCE.

1st Kalil Fellow Presentations:

Sheila Kennedy and Frano Violich, of Kennedy Violich Architects.


2nd Kalil Fellow Presentation
Sabine Seymour, Asst Prof of Fashionable Technology. Director, Parsons Fashionable Technology Lab

Parsons Faculty Roundtable Discussion: Clive Dilnot-ADHT, Sven Travis / AMT, Simon Collins / Fashion, Laura Briggs / SCE, Jamer Hunt / SDS

(Followed by Public Reception and then the Banquet for previously-invited guests)

Parsons School of Fashion Auditorium,
560 7th Avenue at West 40th Street, 2nd Floor Mezzanine