Design and Urban Ecologies Methods 1
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Urban Design
Course Number: PGUD 5160
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course provides a comprehensive and integrative introduction to engagement methods and familiarizes students with a variety of research perspectives used to explore processes of spatial production. By developing a method of learning, making, and doing that connects global flows with practices of everyday life in local neighborhoods, the course immerses the students into a collective reflection and conversations about the relationship between the complex processes of the production of democratic, inclusive and participatory urban space with the transdisciplinary practices of urban field-research. Through hands-on explorations, students will explore the always-evolving relations between, designing, democracy, civil society, and ecosystems.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: MS in Design and Urban Ecologies majors only; others by permission of MS in Design and Urban Ecologies program.


Open to Graduate students.