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

DUE & TUP Spring 2018 Final Reviews: May 7, 9, & 11

Join the Urban Council and the students of the MA Theory of Urban Practice and MS Design of Urban Ecologies as they present their work. Faculty, friends & family, and guests are welcome to attend. MS Design and Urban Ecologies Thesis Monday May 7, 2018 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM UPDATED LOCATION/TIME MA Theories of…

Design & Urban Ecologies Student Organizes Feminist Urbanism Workshop at Interference Archive

As part of her thesis project, Feminist Urbanism, DUE student Gabriela López Dena is organizing a workshop in partnership with Interference Archive and Art and Feminism. Feminist Urbanism is proposed as a five-issue magazine seeking to foster collaboration between existing social, spatial and artistic practices led by women in New York City. The different volumes…

Join us Wednesday February 28 for a panel on Community Land Trusts and other permanently affordable housing options in NYC and Barcelona!

The commodification of housing and neighborhoods has increasingly produced alienation and anxiety across low-and moderate-income communities in large cities. As a response, grassroots and nonprofit groups have organized and demanded community-control over housing and neighborhood restructuring processes. Some cities have acknowledged these claims, as it is the case of New York City and Barcelona. This panel…

Right to the City Graduate Seminar with David Harvey on Monday, February 5 at 6:00 PM

The Right to the City Graduate Seminar is honored to host as guest, marxist geographer and urbanist, David Harvey this coming Monday, February 5th at 6:00pm. David Harvey will be in conversation with Miguel Robles-Durán, Associate Professor of Urbanism, and students from the graduate seminar. The event will take place at: University Center 63 5th…

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