Date | October, 2016

Nadia Elrokhsy On Teaching Sustainability in Interior Design Panel for AIA New York

Nadia Elrokhsy, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Interior Design and Interim Director of the BFA in Architectural Design and the BS in Urban Design programs will be speaking on a panel about unifying pedagogy needed to teach holistic, human-centered interior design to the next generation of students and professionals. Check out the event information below! Teaching Sustainability […]

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Get to Know Titania Inglis

Titania Inglis, a part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Fashion and new Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, is an award-winning fashion designer who takes a cradle-to-cradle approach, applying her philosophy of lush minimalism — less, but better — to process, product, and end use. Learn more about her, her background, and her work in sustainability and fashion! Q: What inspired your interest in […]

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United By Blue: Jamaica Bay Clean Up

Jamaica Bay Clean Up Date: October 29, 2016 Location:  Beach 63rd Street & De Costa Ave, Arverne, NY 11692 Time: 10 AM – 12 PM Join United By Blue and The Fat Cardinal Bakery for a cleanup of Jamaica Bay! Jamaica Bay is wetland estuary, made up of many meadow lands, freshwater ponds, and islands and home to diverse […]

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Laura Siegel’s Handmade Scarves Honor the Rana Plaza Collapse Victims

Laura Siegel, an alumnus from Parsons School of Fashion in 2010, created Project 1127. An initiative to aid the families affected by the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Laura worked with a family of Indian artisans to make 1,127 scarves—one for each life lost—out of recycled saris and cotton. She launched Project 1127, a […]

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#sustainableTNS Courses Spring 2017

Need to register for classes for Spring 2017? We’ve got a list of  #SustainableTNS Courses prepared for you. The New School has a long history of engaging in and offering creative solutions to society’s most pressing issues. At the Tishman Environment and Design Center, we are dedicated to supporting opportunities for all New School students to engage […]

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Timon McPhearson advocates for including science when planning the future of cities

Timon McPhearson, Chair of Environmental Studies, Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology, and Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty co-published a paper with a team of experts in Nature called Scientists must have a say in the future of cities. In this paper, McPhearson and his co-authors say that it is imperative to scale up urban research and foster a […]

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Michael Palumbo: Parsons School of Art, Media, and Technology Staff and Artist

Michael Palumbo, Senior Office Manager at the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons has been studying and creating art since his undergraduate years at the University of Rhode Island. His paintings, drawings, and photography are inspired by nature. His art in his own words: Q: How long has nature served as an inspiration for […]

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Environmental Justice: Then and Now

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm REGISTER HERE Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011 Delegates to the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit held on October 24-27, 1991, in Washington DC, drafted and adopted 17 Principles of Environmental Justice. These Principles were […]

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Get to Know New Affiliated Faculty Rafi Youatt

Rafi Youatt, Assistant Professor of Politics at The New School for Social Research has recently become a new Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty. Learn more about him, his background, his interest in climate change and environment, and his latest projects! Q: Based on your political science background, what caused you to become interested in the environment and […]

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New Student Group Fires Ahead with Weekly Talks on Sustainability

Guest Post by Amanda Novello, President of oikosNYC If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that sustainability is a broad reaching and multi-faceted idea; an idea that has permeated our every day lives, the structure of our homes and businesses, and policy up to the highest of international scales. Faculty, staff, and students across […]

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