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Materials and Human Health (Online - 1 of 4)
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...
Jun 03 - Aug 14
Online
Summer 2019
Materials and Human Health (Online - 1 of 4)
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...
Aug 26 - Dec 16
Online
Fall 2019
Food Environments, Health, and Social Justice
How can we situate rising rates of obesity and diabetes within an analysis of the structural contexts that shape food environments? This interdisciplinary course will examine food systems, policies, regulations and how they impact access to nutritional resources and health. Drawing on the ideas and activities of social movements (such as indigenous autonomy, environmental justice, anti-racist and Black Lives Matter, ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7936 - NFDS 3220 A
  • TBA, Faculty
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
Healthier Materials 1-4 (Online)
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...
Jun 03 - Aug 14
Online
Summer 2019
Building Products and Chemistry (Online - 2 of 4)
This course focuses on the chemistry of products and materials. It introduces professionals to the fundamentals of chemistry, enabling them to understand why particular outcomes and health impacts are produced. It introduces students to chemicals of concern and alternatives that are being formulated by green chemists. We ask how project health goals can be outlined and how informed decisions can be made on the basis ...
May 28 - Aug 14
Online
Summer 2019
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