24th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainability Crash Course
On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Pratt’s CSDS will host the 8th annual Sustainability Crash Course, a day-long series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops with a host of experts from Pratt’s faculty and elsewhere. In years past we have had over 20 different speakers present topics including Ecology, Biomimicry, Packaging Design, Life-Cycle Assessment, Fashion, Architecture, Policy […]
24th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
SHOP at Urban Air Market: Brooklyn
Urban Air Market is excited to launch in Brooklyn with a one day pop-up marketplace for sustainable design. DIY activites, sustainabilty workshops, wellness resources, and interactive art. PLUS shopping from a curated selection of makers of jewelry, apparel, accessories, art, and home decor. Free to attend!
16th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Polar Bear C02 Earth Day Bike Ride
Come celebrate Earth Day on your bicycle dressed up as your favorite animal with Time's Up and CO2 Green Drive. As we know earth day is every day. Let's celebrate and support New York City's new sustainable infrastructure, bike lanes, greenways and auto-free plazas. It's just the beginning. Most importantly we are creating awareness of simple things that we can do everyday to prevent cliamte change. Let's not forget the polar bears are suffering and so is our planet. Time's up! We need to start taking action today for the future of our planet.
Aug 29, 2015
The future of fashion walks the new High Bridge
A glimpse of the High Bridge suggests it was fated to become a fashion runway one day.
7th Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Our Land: Local Action, Global Impact
FIT’s Ninth Annual FIT Sustainable Business and Design Conference. This conference is free and open to the public.
Mar 11, 2013
SimCity: urban planner approved
The franchise’s recent release, the first in over a decade, claims to be most realistic simulation of urbanism and planning yet, while still remaining gamer-approved.
Feb 23, 2012
Good Reading: Above The Pavement - The Farm!
Have you read – Above The Pavement – The Farm! : Architecture and Agriculture at P.F.1? It is definitely the perfect subway read for any art, architecture, or urban agriculture enthusiasts, and a great addition any sustainable design library. Back in 2008, MoMA P.S.1 in Long Island City announced New York City based WORK Architecture […]
Feb 16, 2012
HWKN's Upcoming MoMA PS1 Installation "Cleans the Air"
An architectural installation meant to clean the air to a degree equivalent to removing 260 cars from the road has been selected as the winning design in a competition to transform the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, this summer. The New York-based architecture and design firm behind the proposal, HWKN, won the 13th […]
Feb 8, 2012
Bridging the Gap: Low-Cost, Sustainable Design with Architect Francis Kéré
Architect Francis Kéré will be presenting a lecture Feb 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cooper Union entitled “Bridging the Gap.” Kéré is known for his philosophy of “self-building” where he works with communities to build environmentally conscious buildings at low cost, using local materials, an approach that not only reaps economic rewards, but also fosters a […]