Enjoy Farm-Fresh Fruits and Veggies with Corbin Hill Food Project

Members of The New School community don’t have to travel to the agrarian oasis of upstate New York to get their hands on fresh fruits and vegetables. Students, staff and faculty members of the university community can become shareholders in the Corbin Hill Food Project (CHFP), a farm share that connects farmers in the Finger […]

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Parsons Alum Uses Design Solutions To Help Rockaway Residents in Sandy Aftermath

                                      After Hurricane Sandy hit her hometown of Rockaway Beach, N.Y., Jessica Klein (Design and Technology ’12) sprung into action. Armed with the skills she had learned at Parsons School of Design, she led a variety of […]

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TEDC Introduces #ClimateCitizen Guide

This month, TEDC debuted its inaugural #ClimateCitizen Guide, issuing a call to action for New School students to use their strengths in design, policy and social justice to take on climate change. The guide provides information about sustainability-oriented events and initiatives on campus, while prompting students to promote and share their own “climate actions” on […]

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Parsons-Led Student Competition Bolsters Rise of Urban Timber

Ever since the start of the Industrial Revolution, concrete and steel—the standard in large construction projects—have dominated our city’s skylines. However, over the past decade, the design industry has been looking increasingly toward timber as a sustainable, flexible material for the construction of high-rise buildings. In other words, say socially engaged designers, “timber is the […]

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