Back to The New School
Registration for Summer Intensives 2020 is open. Registration for Spring 2020 courses is open.

Find your courses

Filter by
Explore by:
healthy materials and sustainable buildings
145 Search Results
Developed by Parsons’ Healthy Materials Lab, this series of four, self-paced online courses bring a consideration of human health to all aspects of design and building practices. The goal is to introduce students and practitioners to basic construction materials, their chemical makeup and the relationship to human health. We will then focus on how current and aspiring designers and architects can specify better build...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7430 - PCID 0605 X1
  • Murphy, Catherine
Jan 21 - May 10
Spring 2020
The discipline of design has great power to shape our reality, and with that power comes great responsibility. This course equips design leaders with the tools necessary to examine the social and environmental implications of design. Students address issues of ethics and sustainability through case studies and debates and develop their own approaches to ethical and sustainable design leadership. This is one of the f...
Jan 21 - Mar 01
Spring 2020
This introductory course is designed to provide an understanding of the impact building materials can have on human health, demonstrating systematic intricacies that will challenge professionals to keep asking questions while offering suggestions for how they can address these issues in their workplaces. This introduction is situated in the context of design practice, with additional information presented as the cour...
Jan 21 - May 10
Spring 2020
This course helps designers navigate industry resources and certifications, find and evaluate product options, and employ resources for maximum impact. We look at methods for targeting specific issues in a project and generalized strategies that can apply more universally, highlighting potential benefits and consequences of employing different approaches. Recommended as the third course in a four-course series.
Jan 21 - May 10
Spring 2020
Visualize your dream kitchen and bathroom, then piece it together without bumping your head on the range hood. This class explores basic planning and layout; selection of materials, cabinets, and appliances; essential services; ventilation; lighting; conveying a design idea; and evaluating the existing setup for remodeling. Short assignments and final projects help you tackle practical realities.Prerequisite: Basic D...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4254 - PCID 0122 A
  • Pisarski, Conrad
Jan 25 - Apr 18
On Campus
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2020
More than a course.
A new kind of network.
Back to top