The School of Design Strategies is an experimental educational environment configured to advance innovative approaches to design and business education in the evolving context of cities, services, and ecosystems. Our students and faculty explore designing as core capability and design as strategic asset in the sustainable practices of individuals, groups, communities, and organizations alike.
The Integrated Design and Design & Management Seniors of the SDS Senior Seminar and Studio are proud to invite you to the presentation of their capstone projects. Please join us in celebrating their amazing work!
May 15 @ 2 West 13th ...Read More
The MA Theories of Urban Practice program at the School of Design Strategies presents:
A series of student presentations analyzing transformative design projects.
Parsons The New School for Design
66 Fifth Avenue, Room 600 F
New York NY 10011
Cheonggeycheon Stream Restoration Project, Seoul, South ...Read More
Parsons School of Design Strategies, Parsons DESIS Lab and the Centre for Social Innovation are partnering together to explore new ways to support recent graduates as they work to achieve social impact in their chosen fields. This post-graduate ...Read More
Concurrent Urbanities brings together designers, artists, architects, urbanists, planners, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, civic and community activists, with government representatives and the private sector, in order to explore new roles that artists and designers play in encouraging processes of radical democratization, forms of ...Read More
The New York City Department of Design and Construction has included the work of one of our Digital Modeling for Urban Design classes. As part of their Town + Gown Program which unites academic programs and practitioner resources to create ...Read More
Fernando Luiz Lara is a Brazilian architect with degrees from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (BArch, 1993) and the University of Michigan (PhD, 2001). Prof. Lara's interests revolve around Latin American 20th century architecture with emphasis on the dissemination ...Read More
We regret to announce that Joke Robaard, scheduled to deliver the final Weiss Lecture of this year on Thursday, has suffered an injury and will be unable to join us this week. Accordingly we are obliged to cancel the lecture.
Victoria Marshall has had an article posted in The Nature of Cities collective blog on the urban ecology framework of Patch Dynamics. The post functions as "a how-to-draw-a-patch guide, and partly a reflection on Patch Dynamics, an ecology framework that ...Read More
Matt DelSesto, a student in the MA Theories of Urban Practice program, has made the headlines of a leading global blog on urbanism based in London, The Global Urbanist.
"Sceptical of the narrative that cities have wholeheartedly embraced urban gardening initiatives, Matt DelSesto spies ...Read More
Rethinking the design and experiences of emerging Asian cities through photography, fashion, graphic design, architecture, history, anthropology, and urbanism, this symposium features a series of thematic conversations between scholar/practitioners from Parsons and those contributing to a new book, The Emerging Asian ...Read More
This year’s Stephan Weiss Lecture Series continues on April 4th with a presentation by J. Morgan Puett entitled “Workstyles,” Morgan's projects traverse both the art world and the fashion system, defining a social practice that challenges the status quo of insular ...Read More
This collaboration studio works with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to imagine the future of orchestra performance in a networked world where the audience gains access to new ways of experiencing and interacting with music – both inside and outside the ...Read More
Cristina Handal has a unique idea that she thinks will significantly improve the lives of women in Honduras, and this idea has been recognized as a finalist for the New Challenge 2013. This graduate student in the MS Design & ...Read More
The Public Private will be the first New York exhibition of contemporary art to explore the impact of social media and new technologies on the relationship between the public and private realm. Read More
This year's Kalil Fellow, is the acclaimed environmentalist David W. Orr, the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College. His career as a scholar, teacher, writer, speaker, and entrepreneur spans fields as diverse as environment and ...Read More
Three public lectures presented by MA THEORIES OF URBAN PRACTICE.
Segregating Sao Paulo: Surprising Findings
by Renato Cymbalista
Wednesday February 20th
6:00 to 7:30pm
The Bark Room, 2 West 13th Street, NYC Read More
The DREAM:IN Project, co-created by Carlos Teixeira and Sonia Manchanda in India, has been selected by Metropolis Magazine as one of the 6 Game Changers 2013. DREAM:IN is a design-driven open innovation system and global network of creative leaders, visionaries, ...Read More
The Winterhouse Third Symposium on Design Education and Social Change was held at Yale University, August 19-21, 2012. Thought leaders from various disciplines (design, engineering, architecture and management) and from across the country convened to share ideas about the future ...Read More
Opening: 4:00-6:30 pm, December 18, 2012
Location: Cuchifritos Gallery, Essex Street Market, 120 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002
The exhibition will be open 12-6 pm on December 18-26, 2012 (closed on 12/24-25)
The exhibition Elastic Ground presents alternatives to standard commercial ideas for the ...Read More
Lecture Series - Fall 12 - Part 2: Why?
In this panel discussion, we will explore the question of why services need to be designed and examine the difference between bottom up and top down approaches in delivering services in New ...Read More
Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) - April 5-7, 2013; early decision applications due November 30, 2012
Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Clinton launched the Clinton ...Read More