Hard Structures: Steam, Heat, and Pressure
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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
Department: Parsons First Year
Course Number: PUFY 1241
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
In this course students begin to work with paper, wire, leather, steamed and stretched felt, and carved lasts to create experimental structures and explore the aesthetics and engineering issues of stretched materials. Other explorations will work with found materials, developing a critical eye toward potential in unexpected materials. The course will also use sketching and photography to further develop the research, process, and work in a reflective design journal.
Open to: Parsons First Year students, and others, space provided.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.
Open to Parsons students.
Open to Undergraduate students.
Open to Strategic Design & Management students.
Open to Parsons First Year students.