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TUP + DUE THESIS BOOKLET 2018

The MS Design and Urban Ecologies and MS Theories of Urban Practice Class 2018 collectively produced a body of work transforming cities across different continents, including Colon in Panama, Christ Church in Barbados, Brasilia in Brazil, Chennai in India, Lahore in Pakistan, as well as San Antonio, Los Angeles, North Carolina, the San Francisco Bay…

TUP + DUE THESIS BOOKLET 2017

The MS Design and Urban Ecologies and MA Theories of Urban Practice Class of 2017 collectively produced a body of work that spans both sides of the world. From India and Pakistan to Colombia to New York and Charlotte, North Carolina, this cohort details extensive information about urban infrastructures around the world.  

PERPETUAL RENEWAL: INVESTIGATING URBAN RENEWAL IN THE LOWER EAST SIDE

FINDING THE COMMONS IN TAHRIR SQUARE: AGONISTIC COMMONS AND EGYPTIAN DEMOCRACY

DESIGN IN SOCIO-POLITICAL URBAN SPACE: EXPLORING THE ROLE OF THE DESIGNER IN THE CONTEXT OF THE HIGH LINE

HOW DETROIT CAN LEARN FROM ROME – SAM WYNNE

DESIGN AND PUBLIC SPACE – LARISSA BEGAULT

Powering the Modern Metropolis – RANIA DALLOUL

“The contemporary house…has become a ‘machine for living’, that is, it has become an environment that is conditioned primarily by technology…Cut off the power that fuels the machine for long enough and the dwelling must be evacuated.” (Rybczynski, 1983, taken from “Constructing the Modern Networked City, 1850-1960″, p. 72). The modernization of cities was a…

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The application deadline is January 1. To be most competitive for admission and merit scholarship consideration, please apply before the deadline. We will continue to review applications submitted after the January 1 priority deadline pending space availability in the program. The Admission Committee will make a decision on your application only after all the required materials have been received. Spring term admission is not offered for this program.

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Jasmine (Class of 2019) helps businesses build their brand through design. “What is a brand?” You might ask, or “What kind of design?” You might wonder. Well, that’s a whole other story you and Jasmine should discuss over coffee!

Jasmine is a designer with a 360° perspective on creating holistic brand experiences. Transitioning from Marketing Designer at Interbrand with a background in UI/UX and graphic design to pursuing a Masters Degree studying interior and urban design; Jasmine is always looking for new and exciting opportunities to do what she loves!

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Jessica (Class of 2020) grew up in rural New Jersey and was always fascinated with New York City. Today, she live in Manhattan and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Theories of Urban Practice at Parsons School of Design. While she may have left the dairy cows and corn fields behind, she seeks to bring a little more green into urban spaces. As she continues on her professional and academic journey, she will explore how cities can better prepare for their future and the ways in which good design can propel them.
Jessica hopes to further examine how we can move American cities forward and address issues such as climate change, population growth, and quality of life in an urban setting. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Hartwick College in 2012 and currently works as a Development Associate for Parsons School of Design. To learn more about her work, please visit her online portfolio at https://www.jessschwa.com/

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Jillian (Class of 2019) is a Registered Architect, urbanist, and researcher focused on mediated urban environments, local and global networks, and their spaces of cultural and social production across time. She has worked on the design and construction of several civic projects in the New York City metropolitan region. As a writer she is focused on theory and analysis, as well as speculative and experimental fiction. Combined with her love of games and belief in the power of gaming experience, she created the blog and podcast “Worlds of Gamespace” to explore the overlaps and productive tensions between video games, architecture, and urbanism.

Kathryn (Class of 2019) is an artist and writer from Asheville, North Carolina and other nodes of the regional south. Previously, she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received two degrees, a major in English and a minor in Human Geography. She lives in Gowanus under the F train. Kathryn is interested in compassionate design, skill sharing, community organizing, and dissenting democracy. She is currently writing a cookbook. She only very rarely writes in the third person.

Kevin Rogan (Class of 2019) has a BA in Art History and a Masters in Architecture. For the past three years, he has worked in architectural offices, first in St. Louis and then in Chicago. In pursuing the MS in Design and Urban Ecologies at Parsons, he intends to further pursue macro-level research in urban environments, with a particular focus on revolution, power, war, fascism, psychoanalysis and global processes of urbanization.

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Bio pending.