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(Mis) conceptions inherited from Colonization

| Parsons

While colonizing countries often bring the conversation of colonization and de-colonization, its implications and effects; in general or of specific areas such as education, academy,…

Projects ‘Steps to Citizenship’ and ‘Reimagining Civic Education’ are selected as winners of the SDN challenge!

| Parsons

Transd recent graduates win first prize for their project ‘Steps to Citizenship’ and third prize for project ‘Reimagining Civic Education’, in the first National US…

Project Interzone is selected as a finalist of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards!

| Parsons

We are thrilled to share the news that Project Interzone was selected as a finalist of the first ever Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards,…

Join us for the Start up Design Jam! April 1st, 2017!

| Conferences

You’re invited to Startup Design Jam! Calling all game-changers! If you have a background in web development, marketing, communication, public relations, design or business development,…

THE COMMUNITY MOBILITY CHALLENGE

| Events

For students passionate about social change and developing the skills necessary to turn their ideas into action, we are excited to announce that ELab has teamed…

Setting the Stage for Possibility

| Parsons

Considering the scale of the complex issues humanity and the planet are being faced with today, it is important for not only the so-called ‘experts’, to…

The Importance of Alternatives

| Parsons

Having come from a country with so many social contrasts and political upheaval, I feel the imperative need for alternative realities firsthand. Speculative design introduced…

When Many Have a Will, There’s a Way

| Parsons

Photo by author: Jardim Lapena, São Paulo, Brazil. The limitations of my field as an architect were clearly brought to light when I started volunteering…

SOUND THE MOUND!

| Events

SOUND THE MOUND is a project that addresses complex issues of climate, sanitation, landfill reclamation, public parks, cellular technology, public art, sonification and more. Join…

What Can We Do About Climate Change

| Parsons

We have already warmed the climate by about one degree Celsius, and this one degree has already caused shrinkage in land mass, the escalating number…