Date | February, 2016

Barent Roth Wins “Best Professional Project” Award for BikeShare Helmet

  TEDC Affiliated Faculty member and Parsons part-time lecturer, Barent Roth’s design for a BikeShare Helmet, won the 2016 Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge for “Best Professional Project.” The BikeShare Helmet is a simple unisex style bike helmet designed specifically to integrate with the growing bike share community. The BikeShare Helmet uses a recycled aluminum […]

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Play an Environmental Justice Game

Volunteers Needed Play an environmental justice game and eat pizza on March 11! If you play, expect to: gain a better understanding of environmental decision making processes a warm feeling inside about democracy a button. This game aims to encourage democratic action and systems thinking about environmental justice. If you’d like to participate, please contact […]

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Submit Logo Ideas for a Car Free Earth Day

Background on Car Free Earth Day   The mission of Car Free Day NYC is to encourage New York City drivers to choose alternative means of moving about NYC on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2016. Car Free Day NYC is an idea that we hope will spark a movement. It addresses critical issues facing our […]

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Daneille Foster-Russell’s Capstone on Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Refuse as Waste-To-Energy Option

Daneille Foster-Russell, an M.S. Candidate in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, completed her capstone research on anaerobic digestion (AD) of organic refuse as a waste-to-energy option for New York City with Assistant Professor Ana Baptista, Ph.D. The project was a consultancy with Energy Vision, […]

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Victoria Marshall’s Work on New Activist Urban Forms

  TEDC Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Urban Design at Parsons School of Design created New Activist Urban Forms. This project is an exploration of protest categories in order to better read contemporary urban configurations of critical political practice in general. This research project traces how creative types of politics constantly emerge and resort […]

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TEDC and Milano School Hold Lunch and Learn with International Sustainability Expert Milagre Nuvunga

                          The Tishman Environment and Design Center and the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy co-hosted international sustainability and development expert, Milagre Nuvunga. Milagre Nuvunga met with New School students and faculty as well as community members for a lunch […]

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Dennisse Coronel, Sustainable Systems Student, Creates Emergency Adapted Jacket

Dennisse Coronel, a Parsons undergraduate student, worked to adapt a waterproof jacket to be converted into a small size backpack that can be used in emergency situations in her Sustainable Systems class with Aran Baker. My plan for this project is to use a waterproof jacket that is already done and then adapt it in […]

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Willi Semmler Discusses Oil Prices, Shale Energy, and Green Energy Implications

Willi Semmler, Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development at The New School for Social Research, co-authored a blog post for Schwartz Center Economic Policy Analysis at The New School, based on a paper that he co-wrote with Arkady Gevorkyan. The blog post and paper discusses the growth in unconventional energy, shale energy in particular, […]

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In Memory of John L. Tishman

John L. Tishman, a longtime trustee of The New School and real estate magnate who helped transform the face of the university’s campus and the New York City and Chicago skylines, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the age of 90. Read more    

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Jean Gardner Examines Human Created Geometry and Its Effects on Life as Part of Her Gaia Project

Jean Gardner, Associate Professor of Socio-Ecological History and Design and TEDC Affiliated Faculty member, is researching whether the geometry we use to construct fragments life or supports it. Her research has been published in Parsons Journal for Information Mapping and she has widely presented about this topic. Many of the “base geometries” found in nature’s patterns are […]

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