Building Product Ecosystems
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Constructed Environments
Department: Constructed Environments
Course Number: PSCE 5110
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Interior Design
  • Management & Organizations
  • Data Visualization
This course serves as an introduction to building chemistry and materials research, new business models, communication design and social/policy change agenda. Students will adopt both cross-disciplinary and transdisciplinary methods to develop new knowledge and practices. The first semester will lay out what is known in best building practices and explore what we don’t know in research groups. The seminar will identify how we can solve the practical problems of building at the leading edge of practice and propose incentives to practice and communicate new practices to the industry, building managers and tenants.
Course Open to: Degree Students
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Graduate level students in the Schools of Art, Media & Technology; Constructed Environments; and Design Strategies. Also open to upper-level undergraduates with permission.


Open to Graduate students.


Not open to Hist of Dec Arts & Design students.

Not open to Fashion Design and Society students.

Not open to Fashion Studies students.

Not open to Design Studies students.