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Empowerhouse Moves Beyond the Solar Decathlon to Become Real Housing in DC

Empowerhouse Moves Beyond the Solar Decathlon to Become Real Housing in DC

From the very beginning, the Empowerhouse was planned to be more than just an entry for the 2011 Solar Decathlon. Designed and built by a student group from Parsons The New School for Design , Stevens

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Green Design Highlights from Parsons’ BFA Product Design Thesis Exhibition

Green Design Highlights from Parsons’ BFA Product Design Thesis Exhibition

ALTO BELLO, BY YOUJIN SUNG Youjin Sung created a clever handbag for women who wear high heels at work, but wear flats or sneakers on their way to and from it. They typically carry their heels in a

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20 Stunning Energy-Efficient Homes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

20 Stunning Energy-Efficient Homes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

The 2011 Solar Decathlon is heating up as 20 teams of students from around the world construct stunning, energy-efficient homes at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. The

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Solar Decathlon: Empowerhouse Breaks Ground in D.C.’s Deanwood Neighborhood

Solar Decathlon: Empowerhouse Breaks Ground in D.C.’s Deanwood Neighborhood

Construction on the prefab home for the competition began earlier this year in New York and will make its way down to the capital in September for the competition. In preparation of the solar home's final

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Students Design Shelter for High Bridge

Students Design Shelter for High Bridge

This past spring, New York City's Architecture for Humanity chapter (AFHny) partnered with Parsons School of Continuing Education in the spirit of volunteerism to offer a design studio for high school

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NYC: The New School, AFTERTASTE 4 Symposium

NYC: The New School, AFTERTASTE 4 Symposium

The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons presents AFTERTASTE 4, a symposium examining the current environmental and economic pressures on interior design. Organized around the theme “Moving

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NYC: The New School, Building Energy Positive

NYC: The New School, Building Energy Positive

The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons presents Building Energy Positive, an exhibition showcasing examples of new solar building technologies. These projects represent multi-year research

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