by Catherine Seavitt • January 28th, 2015
Catherine Seavitt presents the process of an experimental landscape architecture studio and a framework of adaptive design strategies that merge ecosystem restoration with infrastructures to protect communities in Jamaica Bay.
Last fall, Bjarke Ingels and Daniel Kidd led a Parsons M.Arch studio based on the HUD Rebuild by Design competition brief. In advance of next week’s unveiling of the final Rebuild by Design proposals, Kidd looks back at how the studio informed BIG’s early competition research and shares some of the students’ work.
by Andrew Bernheimer and David Leven • September 4th, 2013
In a recent design studio set in the context of the public housing system, Andrew Bernheimer and David Leven challenged Parsons students to confront the environmental, social, municipal, and architectural demands of creating housing in New York City.
Chris Reed shares work from a Harvard GSD landscape architecture studio that considers how productive ecologies drive the development of urban form and uses Jamaica Bay as a case study for exploring the opportunities of richly fluid territories.
In the latest installment of their Crisis Fronts degree project, Michael Chen and Jason Lee ask students to use the specific urban challenges of the Bronx to investigate the intersection between public policy and speculative design.
by Urban Omnibus • February 22nd, 2012
Architect and educator Louise Harpman shares student work from NYU undergraduates whose visual representations of complex information make a case for creative "mapping" as a vital tool for researchers and designers.
by Urban Omnibus • January 11th, 2012
Laurie Hawkinson shares student work and discusses the meanings of 'speculation', collaborations between architecture and real estate students, and the return of big ideas.