Asst. Prof of Sustainable Interior Design, Director BFA Integrated Design Prog., Design Strategies
Nadia Elrokhsy is an architect based in New York City, where she is the Director of the Integrated Design program, BFA, at the School of Design Strategies, Parsons The New School for Design. She is a LEED Accredited Professional, and principal of Nadia Elrokhsy Design and Consulting, a research and creative practice firm specializing in environmental design and sustainability. Her design works are widely published and include buildings, interiors, furniture, lighting fixtures and accessories. Her research goes beyond environmental consciousness in the built environment, to uncover the hidden connections between the social, economic and environmental, and leverage local conditions to improve quality of life through design and innovation.As a volunteer educator of Al Gore's The Climate Project, Nadia Elrokhsy has given presentations, throughout the NYC area, to raise awareness about climate change. As a director and Assistant Professor of Sustainable Design at the New School, she is committed to investigating and applying new learning methods for design. Nadia Elrokhsy holds a Masters in Environmental Design in Architecture from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pratt Institute. She has lectured and is an invited guest critic at many universities, including the Pratt Institute, Columbia University, and Yale University.
architecture,design research,interior design,materials,sustainable design