NYDesigns + Pratt Institute

On Sunday May 19th, NYDesigns + Pratt Institute presented a panel that highlighted distinctive design and production collaborations between manufacturers and designers in New York City, during WantedDesign. The discussion unpacked the relationship between the two groups and explore the evolution and potential for local concept development, prototype and production. The panelists included Stephen Giumenta, […]

PALS Poster Exhibit

In September 2010, thirty-three academic leaders from 33 independent colleges of Art and Design came together to create a new vision for design education that responds to the complex nature of our world. Each PALS “Fellow” has been appointed by the president of their institution to participate in a collaborative effort to link the resources […]

GREEN WEEK SUSTAINABILITY WINNERS

Green Week 2013 – Pratt’s Green Week kicked off with the opening reception of the sustainability winners for best projects within interior design, arch, planning, EMS, fashion and furniture. Each outstanding student won a metro card for the their studio projects. Each student was chosen by a faculty member.

2013 Sustainability Awards

The Center for Sustainable Design Studies is looking for nominations for the 2013 Sustainability Award that will be presented to 3 graduating Pratt students this year. If you would like to nominate a student, please send the following information to csds@pratt.edu: 1. Name of student 2. Email of student 3. Department/ major 4. Brief description […]

Second Nature Awards

May 2012-Recipients of the Third Annual Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards were recognized for their efforts during an awards ceremony at the ACUPCC Climate Leadership Summit in Washington, DC on June 21st. This year’s Climate Leadership Awards were created, designed, and fabricated by students from Pratt Institute’s Center for Sustainable Design Studies (CSDS). The awards were created […]

2013 Sustainability Crash Course

Imagine being able to spend one amazing day immersed in learning about sustainable design—and meeting the people who have pioneered new thinking and practices. On Saturday, March 23, 2013, Pratt’s CSDS presented the third annual Sustainability Crash Course, a day-long series of workshops with a host of experts from Pratt’s sustainable design faculty and elsewhere. The event was a great […]

PRATT RECEIVES $500,000 GRANT FROM EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

January 18, 2013 PRATT RECEIVES $500,000 GRANT FROM EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. The Empire State Development Corporation has awarded Pratt Institute a $500,000 grant through the Regional Economic Development Council as part of a series of awards for job creation projects in Brooklyn. The grant, which was included in the New York State Senate’s allocations, […]

New Certificate Programs In Design Entrepreneurship, Fashion New Media, Perfumery, And Urban Green Infrastructure

Programs Designed for New Working Professionals Who Shape Their Own Career Path NEW YORK, N.Y., December 19, 2012 — In spring 2013, Pratt Institute’s Center for Continuing and Professional Studies (CCPS) will offer four new certificate programs that can lead to exciting new career paths in design entrepreneurship, fashion new media, perfumery, and urban green […]

PRATT INSTITUTE STUDENTS TO PRESENT PROPOSALS TO DEVELOP CAMPUS GREEN ROOF ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Student-Designed Roof to be Realized with Funding from the Department of Environmental Protection Green Infrastructure Grant Program BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 24, 2012 — Graduate students from Pratt Institute’s Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development (PSPD) will present concept proposals for the development of a soon-to-be built green roof on Pratt’s Brooklyn campus on Wednesday, July […]

CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE DESIGN STUDIES RECEIVES CORE77 AWARD

Pratt’s Center for Sustainable Design Studies (CSDS) received Core77 2012 Design Award — Professional Notable in the Educational Initiatives category for its second annual day-long Sustainability Crash Course, which included a series of workshops featuring over 20 experts from Pratt’s sustainable design faculty and elsewhere. The award jury commented that “Our changing and fast-paced socio-economic […]