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

PEZ [Estudio] Lecture and Workshop Next Week / Monday, November 6th and Thursday, November 9th

Please join these two events, a talk and a workshop, which will be led by the PEZ [Estudio] next week. PEZ [Estudio] is a collective based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain. For more information click here. Both the talk and the workshop will address projects, topics and methodologies related to resiliency, co-creation, open source, and…

Event tonight! 10/16 – Race and the City Seminar Series – Led by Rob Robinson

The opening seminar will look at the current situation of Trump in the Whitehouse and reflect on the last 100 years of race and class in America. We will discuss race through housing, including redlining and predatory lending practices. We will discuss events through the civil rights era and the uprising in the 60s. And finally the…

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…

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