URBAN @ PARSONS

A hub for graduate programs and students that focus on reframing the study of urbanism, design, policy and inequality. Urban @ Parsons draws on an expanding body of knowledge, research, and action. The basic premise is that specific types of critical knowledge and creative thinking can redefine cities and urbanization in fundamental ways.

EVENTS

Symposium on the Emerging Public Space in/of the Pearl River Delta – Friday September 29, 2017

  The purpose of the symposium is to discuss variations of the concept of urban public space and multiplicities of public spatial practice that have emerged in the context of the Pearl River Delta’s rapid urban development in the last forty years. We are particularly interested in exploring characteristics that make the public space and…

Join for a discussion about Macau, its casino resorts and its urban commons – Wed. Sept. 27, 2017!

The Portuguese city-state of Macau was one of the first, and ultimately the last, European colony in Asia. Following Portugal’s return of Macau to the People’s Republic of China in 1999, and the subsequent liberalization of the city’s casino gaming monopoly, Macau has been transformed into the world’s most lucrative site of casino gaming, with…

Join Us for our Studio 2 and Thesis Presentations this week!

Please join the Urban Programs in their Thesis and Studio 2 Presentations this week. Studio 2 focuses on the Brooklyn-Queens Waterfront while Thesis topics range from extractive economies in Peru to transportation solutions in Charlotte. All presentations will take place at the University Center located at 63 5th Avenue in room 515. Studio 2 Presentations…

Congratulations to our DUE Students – Winners of the Center for New York City Affairs Prized Solutions: Reimagining NYC Competition!

  Congratulations to a winning team from our DUE program! MS Design and Urban Ecologies students Eduarda Aun, Zara Farooq and Lyric Kelkar proposed a solution to overcrowding of schools in Sunset Park through a program called Sunset Park Connect. Congrats to these students for their compelling and innovative work! The New School’s Center for New…

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