Design and Urban Ecologies Studio 2
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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 5190
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Studies
Students in this studio course develop design frameworks, considering the impact on cities of spatial conceptions, social relations, technology, modes of production, everyday life, and environmental conditions. Students speculate on alternative spatial formations, participatory frameworks, and environmental strategies, as well as models of ownership, property, and social relations. They develop design scenarios at the neighborhood level while considering issues such as the impact of global flows on regional economies and resources. Students develop field analysis tools incorporating online social media and networking, distance learning, and remote sensing.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: MS in Design and Urban Ecologies majors only. Pre-requisite(s): PGUD 5180 Urban Ecologies Studio 1.


Open to Graduate students.