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

Reclaiming and Realizing the Right to Housing

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, will visit the Graduate Urban Programs at Parsons, The New School for a conversation with Professor Miguel Robles-Duran on the #MakeTheShift campaign and her work and challenges on reclaiming and realizing the right to housing. Housing and real estate markets worldwide have been…

Cooperative Cities: Feminist, Social, & Emancipatory

Please join us for the launch of Volume 9 of the Journal of Design Strategies, Cooperative Cities, which provides a critical insight to the way women have conceptualized and fostered the co-production of non hierarchical and cooperative urban practices across cities and nations. We are celebrating their work with a panel discussion involving a transgenerational…

Urban Transformation, Public Space, & Resiliency

Urban Transformation, Public Space, & Resiliency PEZ Estudio, Elisa de los Reyes Garcia Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:00-11:30 am University Center, 63 5th Ave, room 515, Graduate urban studio Please join the Urban@Parsons programs, at an inspiring lecture by PEZ Estudio, Madrid/Bilbao Spain based design and research collective. One of its co-founders, Elisa de los…

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…

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