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

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…

Right to the City Graduate Seminar kicks off with Silvia Federici on Monday, January 29th at 6:00pm

The Right to the City Graduate Seminar will kick off on Monday, January 29th at 6:00pm. In its tradition of progressive inquiry, The New School’s Right to the City Graduate Seminar will delve into what Harvey calls “one of the most precious, yet most neglected human rights”, exploring the many forms in which The Right to…

MS Design and Urban Ecologies Student Work Exhibition at the George Pompidou Center in Paris through February 4!

We are pleased to announce the MS Design and Urban Ecologies’ work is being featured at the «Places en relation»  exhibition at the George Pompidou Center in Paris. The exhibition which is curated by Institut Civic City’s co-founders Ruedi and Vera Bauer opened last weekend. Institut Civic City is collaborating in this project with Théâtre Saint Gervais,…

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